37 episodes

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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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.

    S03 E10: Feat. Dinkar Dwivedi

    S03 E10: Feat. Dinkar Dwivedi

    On this episode, Aakash and Navin are joined by Dinkar Dwivedi, a musician, creative video director and host of Geek Fruit podcast. They talk about various fun topics like:
    Dinkar's journey to a pop-culture nerd Navin and Aakash witnessing road accidents Their encounter with animals Movie scripts and production Types of audience in theaters Some hangover related pangs of regrets Impact of movies on people Marvel movies like Spiderman, X-men, Avengers and more. You can follow Dinkar at @dinkardv 
    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta 
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha 
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    S03 E09 : Feat. Global E Sports

    S03 E09 : Feat. Global E Sports

    This week on 'Varta Lab', Aakash and Navin are joined by Mohit Israney, CCO & Co-Founder and Rushindra Sinha, CEO and Founder of Global eSports. They talk about one of the largest and emerging sectors in the market, eSports. They give out facts, stats, stories and so much more such as:
    Nima rose, Nima Sandal soaps Aakash talk about Charan and the movie on Esports (Who is Charan?) Navin and his fascination towards kicking people off from their cycles What exactly is Esports? Navin and his favorite game Downhill Domination How is Esports is like a movie? Real-world impacts of Esports What is Esports?
    You can follow Mohit Israney @mohitisraney
    You can follow Rushindra Sinha @rushindrasinha
    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta 
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha
    Check out the Global eSports page @globalesportsin 
    You can also visit the website at: http://www.globalesports.com
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 46 min
    S03 E08 : Feat. Raj Kaushal

    S03 E08 : Feat. Raj Kaushal

    In this episode, Aakash and Navin are joined by the one and only Raj Kaushal!
    Raj is a writer, director, and producer based out of India who has been making Hindi feature films and advertising films for over 22 years. The conversation starts off with DOPs and escalates to things that you could never imagine, such as:
    The Jim Jam biscuit nostalgia
    The trip down to the biscuit lane
    Navin being the Jesus of his group
    Shalimar biscuit in the Irani joint
    Living in the era of 'kismi'
    Kite flying practices in Gujarat
    What is 'Bapor You' and 'Dostaar'? (We've got you covered)
    The Dog biting Navin story
    Raj messing with the dog's head
    Aakash punching a Pomeranian in the face (self-defense)
    People throwing condom packets at Navin
    MS Dhoni and his philosophy in life
    You can follow Raj Kaushal @rajkaushal

    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta 
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha 
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 56 min
    S03 E07: Feat. Chirayu Mistry

    S03 E07: Feat. Chirayu Mistry

    In this episode, Aakash and Navin are joined by Chirayu Mistry. He is a stand-up comedian, writer, YouTuber, Egg eater, and not egg maker, They dive deep into their wedding show stories and a lot more such as:
    Aakash and Chirayu meeting story
    Chirayu's engineering story
    'Bache marne wala joke' in a baby shower
    Border and Baghban video on YouTube
    Reliable ways of making money on YouTube
    Navin's compering in engineering days
    You can follow Chirayu Mistry @chirayu_m
    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta 
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    S03 E06: Feat. Shashwat Bulusu

    S03 E06: Feat. Shashwat Bulusu

    "Stories, we've got stories. They're a little bit of funny and a little bit of this and that!"
    On this episode, Aakash and Navin are joined by Shashwat Bulusu, the man behind the opening track of Varta Lab. Shashwat who also goes by the name BULLU is a singer-songwriter Telugu boy who grew up in Baroda, Gujarat. He is someone who wanted to be on the show as a guest on the first two seasons but unfortunately, it didn't happen. He finally made it through and on this episode, they talk about:
    Opening track of Varta Lab
    Aakash's soft spot for Shashwat
    Bombay comics being very snooty
    Navin's resting bitch face
    Shaswat is such a 'Babe' and 'Elephant Child'
    Aakash calling Shashwat to his hotel room. Wait, What?
    Shashwat taking s**t from Aakash
    Aakash opening show for Shashwat as a 'Musician'
    You can follow Shashwat Bulusu @bullu.frog
    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha 
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 40 min
    S03 E05: Feat. TejInder Singh

    S03 E05: Feat. TejInder Singh

    Aakash and Navin have someone very peaceful and ethical as their guest on this episode. They both are joined by an independent freelance photographer, who works independently with people he selects to work with. The one and only TejInder Singh, who also goes by the name of 'Khamkha Photoartist'. They talk about some hilarious anecdotes and also some other topics such as:
    The greening out effect Navin getting too drunk over weekend Queer and marijuana paraphernalia The new generation too busy with hate Abhineet becoming slightly chubby Amit Trivedi One of the biggest Indian director killed someone? Wait what? Aakash's amature photography page on Instagram Reason behind the name 'Khamakha Photoartist' You can follow TejInder Singh @khamkhaphotoartist
    You can follow Aakash at @kuchbhimehta 
    You can follow Navin at @houseofnoronha
    You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

    • 1 hr 2 min

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