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Watch Piyush Mishra, like never before only on The Slow interview with Neelesh Misra. He is brutally honest and opens up about his regrets, Life, writing, family, Alcoholism. Watch him recite his famous poetries and writings. He appeared in movies like Gulal, Gangs of Wasseypur, Tamasha, Maqbool, Pink, Happy Phir bhaag jaayegi, The Shaukeens, Dil Se. He is not only famous for his movies but also for his amazing songs like Husna, Ek Taraf pe Chand Hoga and so much more

Ayushmann Khuranna is one of the few Bollywood actors who believe in doing content-driven movies and can pull off any character with conviction — be it playing a sperm donor (Vicky Donor), or a visually impaired pianist (Andhadhun). We bring to Ayushmann Khurrana in an avatar that you may not have seen before.

His recent performances in movies like Dreamgirl, Badhai ho, Andhadhun are still talked about. His upcoming movie Bala has already created a buzz. Without any doubt, his movies are different and fun. Meet the man who is an “outsider” in Bollywood, but now has carved a niche for himself.

Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian film actor. He has also done Telugu and Tamil language films. Manoj Bajpayee recently acted in “The Family Man” most popular amazon prime web series. In 1994 Govind Nihalani’s Drohkaal and in the biographical drama Bandit Queen (1994). He has done television serial called Kalakaar. In 1995 Mahesh Bhatt offered him the soap opera Swabhimaan. He appeared in minor roles in films such as Dastak (1996) and Tamanna(1997).

Malini Awasthi, the face of folk music in India was invited at The Slow Interview with Neelesh. Malini, who sings in languages like Bundelkhandi, Bhojpuri and many others, is also famous for her Kajri and Thumri gaayiki. She is a post graduate in Hindustani classical music from Bhatkhande University, Lucknow. She is a student of legendary Hindustani classical singer, Padma Vibhushan Vidushi Girija Devi of Banaras Gharana. She is married to senior IAS officer Awanish Awasthi.

Malini Awasthi is a regular performer at the popular classical music festival, Jahan-e-Khusrau. She has a high pitch voice and is popular for thumari, Thaare Raho Baanke Shyam. She is a popular A grade artist of All India Radio. She was appointed as the brand ambassador by Election Commission for UP Elections 2012. She performed at Kumbh Mela 2013. Movies for which Malini Awasthi has sung are Jai Ho Chhath Maiya, Bhole Shankar, Bumm Bumm Bole, Agent Vinod, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bhagan Ke Rekhan ki – Issaq, Chaarfutiya Chhokare.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian film actor who has appeared in some of Bollywood’s major films including, Black Friday (2004), New York, Peepli Live , Kahani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Gangs of Wasseypur Part -2, Kahaani, Talaash, The Lunchbox, Kick, Badlapur, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Raman Raghav 2.0, Haraamkhor, Raees, Mom, Munna Michael, Genius, Manto, Thackery, Photograph.

Sudhir Mishra is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He started his career as assistant director and scriptwriter in Kundan Shah’s comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron. He later worked with Saeed Akhtar Mirza in Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984) and with Vidhu Vinod Chopra in Khamosh (1985). He made his directorial debut with the film, Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin in 1987. He has directed films like Dharavi, Main Zinda Hoon, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin, Nyaay (TV series), Calcutta Mail, Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Khoya Khoya Chand, Tera Kya Hoga Johnny, Yeh Saali Zindagi, Inkaar. In 2013 Sudhir Mishra directed a short film Kirchiyaan which talks about how a single second changed a woman’s life forever. In 2018 Sudhir Mishra directed Daas Dev, a romantic-thriller, with an interesting, modern take on the classic tale of Devdas-Paro-Chandramukhi love triangle. In 2019 he has directed for Hotstar a television series Hostages (2019).

The Slow Interview with Neelesh Misra brings to you Amish Tripathi, one of the finest contemporary Indian authors in recent times. After a hiatus of two years, his new book, ‘Amish Tripathi Ravana’ was launched recently by film writer and director Zoya Akhtar. The man behind the Shiva Triology, his books — The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas, The Oath of the Vayuputras and Ramchandra Series Scion of Ikshvaku and Sita: Warrior of Mithila — broke all the records. His masterpieces were the fastest-selling series in the history of Indian publishing. After a hiatus of two years, his new book, ‘Ravana’ was launched recently by film writer and director Zoya Akhtar. This episode is a special treat for all the Amish Tripathi fans, where he gets up, close and personal. He shared his journey from being a banker to a successful author. He reveals he converted from being a non-believer to a believer while writing his first book of the ‘Shiva Triogy’. Having faced rejections and resistance from several publishers who refused to publish his first book, stating that today’s audience (the young generation) won’t read spiritual and philosophical content, Amish never gave up. He persisted and that paid off, and how! He also talked about his humble family background, studies, and how different parts of India inspire him in different ways. He attributed his love for Indian culture to the fact that he got an opportunity to travel a lot when he was a child