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Welcome to Varta Lab, a delightful concoction of stories featuring Aakash Mehta, one of India's most obsessive storytellers on and off stage, and Navin Noronha, who is an okay person. Together they tell stories to each other from their life and welcome others to do the same. Fun times.
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S02 E13: Feat. Tejas Menon

S02 E13: Feat. Tejas Menon

2019-01-2801:04:062

BRING OUT THE TISSUES. Navin and Aakash speak to their most-wanted guest Tejas Menon on their season finale... and things get a little bit of funny and a little bit of this and that. Navin and Aakash deduce who out of the two is the bigger Tejas fangurl They talk about Tejas and gang meeting Anil Kapoor Tejas's "snobbish" school in Dubai The conversation takes a turn and meanders into some existential questions Also, Tejas performs his first stand-up bit for an audience of two Tell us how you liked this season of Varta Lab! We'd love to hear from you. You can follow Tejas Menon @tejasmenon You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios
S02 E12: Feat. Aadar Malik

S02 E12: Feat. Aadar Malik

2019-01-2101:02:471

Navin and Aakash are in the studio with fellow podcaster and fellow comedian Aadar Malik. They talk about everything but podcast and comedy, listen in: Aadar Malik's relationship with his uncle Anu Malik Aadar's background in Law and shit that happens in the court Navin talks about a facebook group that's solid GOLD (link below) What our mothers really think of our comedy careers Parting ways with his comedy collective SNG and more. Checkout: https://www.facebook.com/Being-A-Merchant-Navy-Officers-WifeFianceeGirl-friend-155562924589961/ You can follow Aadar Malik @TheAadarGuy You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
The sweetest guy Aakash and Navin know is in the studio this time. They talk about the good ol' days of comedy with the really funny Dhruv Deshpande and more: The backstory of all the major comedy collectives The most heartfelt social media posts they have ever written Dhruv taking a break from stand up The good, bad and the ugly of comedy writing How to identify a Versova boy during an audition and the weirdest meat they have ever consumed (How did we get here, again?) You can follow Dhruv Deshpande @DhruvDeshpande You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
Navin shows up late to the recording leaving a gaping void in the studio and Akash's heart. They talk to the hilarious Niveditha Prakasam about: Her childhood in Kenya and Coimbatore Her job as a Vehicle Test Engineer and the Volkswagen conspiracy Navin shows up halfway and talks about how he first met Niveditha The different stand-up scene all over India They reminisce their favourite heckling stories and how to handle hecklers What was it like winning a reality show? You can follow Niveditha @nivprakasam You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
Navin and Akash are back after their self-imposed break. They talk to Adrita Das and Karan Wohra, the creators of the card game #CardsAgainstSanskaar about: The Holy Trifecta of Dating Apps : Tinder, Bumble and Hinge Shit students do in art schools Starting their design studio All the things that happen on a Sleeper Bus How did the card game #CardsAgainstSanskaar come about? Pranks that went a little too far They also play the card-game LIVE. Listen in! You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can follow Adrita at @adritadas Follow Karan at @karanworah You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
Meet cool, hardworking guys Nikhil Udupa and Himanshu Vaswani. They're the brains behind Four by Four Experiences, the company that puts together the popular festival Control ALT Delete. They talk to Aakash and Navin about: Landing random jobs and absconding from them Coming up with the idea for Control ALT Delete while getting drunk at a cheap bar The part about Control ALT Delete very few people know Putting up a 5-stage festival without fabricating a single stage The essence of a moshpit and why metal has a bad reputation Himanshu's epic Woodstock-like wedding Drunk banking ...and other crazy stories! You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
S02 E07: Feat. Jeeya Sethi

S02 E07: Feat. Jeeya Sethi

2018-12-1000:57:18

Jeeya Sethi is a comic, improv artist and a comic producer with a dislocated arm at the time of this recording. Akash and Navin talk to her about: How Jeeya started comedy and how did Navin and her become friends All the embarrassing evidence Jeeya has to blackmail Navin in the future Her passion for producing comedy She revisits an old grudge and they all philosophize over a broken friendship together Making the comedy scene safer and more welcoming for newer comics Follow Jeeya on Twitter @JeeyaDhadkDhadk You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
Akash and Navin sit down with the first set of siblings on the podcast - Ankur and Aranya Johar! They talk about: What's it like to be famous siblings? Akash reminisces the time when he joked about horse porn for 20 minutes straight Ankur talks about how he started rapping at the age of 16. How often has Aranya cried at poetry open mics? Taking first dates to comedy shows Follow Aranya on Twitter @aranyajohar You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
Pavitra Shetty is a hilarious comedian, everybody's friend and an overall awesome person. She talks about: Her family members' cleverly picked professions Landing an IT job after studying medicine Being the best gifter ever Her OCD and a lot more! Follow Pavitra on Instagram @pavie_shetty You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
S02 E04: Feat. Muskan Sethi

S02 E04: Feat. Muskan Sethi

2018-11-1900:51:26

Muskan Sethi is India's first female professional poker player and also a national award winner. She talks about: Discovering her love for poker and when she decided to make a career out of it The sexism she's faced in her journey as a poker player The tricks of winning at poker and the power of the mind The constant support she's had from her family Follow Muskan on Instagram @muskansethi5 You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/
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Dharmesh Shettigar

👀?

Dec 24th
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Paras Benal

Come back soon

Jul 17th
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Paras Benal

Really enjoying this show. Keep it up. 👍👍👍

May 21st
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