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Kubbra Sait on How She Overcame Her Fears

Kubbra Sait on How She Overcame Her Fears

Update: 2022-12-15


In this episode of Take APause, Varun talks to the talented Kubbra Sait as they delve deeper into her life story. The metamorphosis from a shy, anxious kid to the enigmatic woman she is today, is a journey not many people know of. She shares key learnings from her life and why she consciously chooses to step out of her comfort zone. 

Kubbra Sait is an Indian actress, TV host and model who has appeared in films like Sultan and Ready. She became a household name for her performance as Kukoo on the Netflix original show Sacred Games. She recently launched her book ‘Open Book, Not Quite a Memoir’ and has received a lot of praise for it.


(00:00 - 01:06 ) Intro

(01:07 - 03:55 ) Pocket full of sunshine

(03:56 - 09:44 ) Childhood

(09:45 - 13:14 ) Individuality

(13:15 - 14:34 ) Dealing with challenges

(14:35 - 20:54 ) Holding conversations

(20:55 - 23:56 ) Writing challenges

(23:57 - 28:13 ) Embracing opportunities

(28:14 - 31:21 ) Solo travel

(31:22 - 35:25 ) Expressing concern

(35:26 - 40:35 ) Being secure

(40:36 - 43:23 ) About Kukoo

(43:24 - 45:59 ) "I am enough"

(46:00 - 54:14 ) Best advice

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“Take apause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The    Varun Duggi show”) is a twice a week podcast that’s meant   to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their daily   lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts on finding  balance and clarity, overcoming fear and procrastination, managing  overthinking and self-judgement, unlocking confidence, and building  deeper relationships. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of   truly interesting people to give listeners a learn from and  use in their  work, life and everything in-between.


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Kubbra Sait on How She Overcame Her Fears

Kubbra Sait on How She Overcame Her Fears

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