Meet Naezy, one of the two rappers behind the inspiration of the 2019 film GullyBoy, the other being Divine. From spending his childhood in a Mumbai chawl to becoming a nationwide rap sensation, this story is worth a listen. Making music on social issues invites criticism, but Naezy has a positive approach towards it. His songs such as Aafat, Aane de, Asal Hustle gave a new dimension to indie hip hop culture. During the interview, he openly talked about his life experiences, family and calls his house the “Big Boss house”.
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We all know of Suresh Raina, the typical Mr Dependable, who is known to rise to a challenge be it while playing for the country, or for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Usually, when we speak of sportspersons from regular backgrounds in small-town India rising to the top, their journey is painted in broad brushstrokes. You know they played tennis ball cricket, but you would not know they took on a substitute fielder’s job in a local match, just for chai and a samosa! You’d know they struggled to find their place under the sun, but you invariably would not know that they struggled with themselves too, before finding that theraav, that place of peace, that mental space where they realised what they were born to do and what they had to do to get there.
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
You have seen him cook some delicious recipes. Now watch the country’s most favourite chef Ranveer Brar talk about some of the most key ingredients of his life, in a heart to heart conversation with the country’s favourite storyteller Neelesh Misra. Passion for food has driven Ranveer Brar to every nook and corner of the world. From becoming the youngest executive chef at a five-star hotel, to hosting his own cooking shows, it is his love for cooking that has got him this far.
Piyush Mishra, the prolific Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter only on The Slow Interview with Neelesh Misra
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.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is well known for movies and TV shows like Sacred Games, Gangs of Wasseypur, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Manjhi – The Mountain Man, Raees etc. Nawazuddin Siddiqui also known as “Nawaz” made his bollywood debut in 1999, with Aamir Khan in movie Sarfarosh.