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Indian Noir (@indiannoir on Instagram & Twitter) is a critically acclaimed, chart-topping podcast featuring thrilling crime and horror audio stories set in India, featuring Indian characters. Indian Noir has been featured in the CBC, The Hindu, Times of India, ABC National Radio, Mashable, Reader's Digest India, Men's World, Your Story and other media outlets. It has won rave reviews on major podcasting platforms from critics and listeners alike and is a chart-topper on the global Apple & Spotify Podcast Fiction and Drama charts. It also has blockbuster ratings on JioSaavn, Gaana and other major Indian audio streaming apps.

Indian Noir is voiced by Nikesh Murali, a professional voice actor and an Amazon bestselling, Commonwealth Short Story Prize and DWL Story Prize-winning writer. Nikesh has also received honourable mentions for the Katha Short Story Prize twice. Nikesh was among the top creative talents from India (including Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Tabu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui) selected to create original shows for Audible Suno.

Nikesh is the author of a multi-award winning, Amazon bestselling short story collection 'The Killing fields'. His novel 'His Night Begins', which was praised by Crime Fiction Lover magazine for its 'terse action scenes and brutal energy', was released to critical acclaim and earned him the tag of the 'most hardboiled of Indian crime writers' from World Literature Today Journal.

Nikesh is also an internationally acclaimed spoken poetry artist. His readings of some of the greatest poets of this generation on Twitter & Instagram (@indiannoir) are viral sensations, which have been viewed over a million times. His work was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry in 2007.

Rating: This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact.

Trigger Warning: This podcast may contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues.

Indian Noir Nikesh Murali

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Indian Noir (@indiannoir on Instagram & Twitter) is a critically acclaimed, chart-topping podcast featuring thrilling crime and horror audio stories set in India, featuring Indian characters. Indian Noir has been featured in the CBC, The Hindu, Times of India, ABC National Radio, Mashable, Reader's Digest India, Men's World, Your Story and other media outlets. It has won rave reviews on major podcasting platforms from critics and listeners alike and is a chart-topper on the global Apple & Spotify Podcast Fiction and Drama charts. It also has blockbuster ratings on JioSaavn, Gaana and other major Indian audio streaming apps.

Indian Noir is voiced by Nikesh Murali, a professional voice actor and an Amazon bestselling, Commonwealth Short Story Prize and DWL Story Prize-winning writer. Nikesh has also received honourable mentions for the Katha Short Story Prize twice. Nikesh was among the top creative talents from India (including Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Tabu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui) selected to create original shows for Audible Suno.

Nikesh is the author of a multi-award winning, Amazon bestselling short story collection 'The Killing fields'. His novel 'His Night Begins', which was praised by Crime Fiction Lover magazine for its 'terse action scenes and brutal energy', was released to critical acclaim and earned him the tag of the 'most hardboiled of Indian crime writers' from World Literature Today Journal.

Nikesh is also an internationally acclaimed spoken poetry artist. His readings of some of the greatest poets of this generation on Twitter & Instagram (@indiannoir) are viral sensations, which have been viewed over a million times. His work was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry in 2007.

Rating: This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact.

Trigger Warning: This podcast may contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues.

    Indian Noir is now a Spotify exclusive. Come follow me on Spotify!

    Indian Noir is now a Spotify exclusive. Come follow me on Spotify!

    Come listen to Indian Noir exclusively on Spotify!

    Indian Noir will be a Spotify Exclusive from 15 June 2021, starting with the ‘Summer of Horror’ series of stories.

    All the existing episodes of Indian Noir will be available for streaming on all platforms - no changes on that front. But everything published after 14th of June 2021 will be available exclusively on Spotify.

    Coming to Indian Noir, exclusively on Spotify:


    Summer of horror series featuring 4 Indian Noir One-Shot scary stories every year.
    The FEAR FM series returns with the Ekta Ji Trilogy and goes beyond!
    HIS NIGHT BEGINS will return for its decade long run to thrill you with stories of the criminal underbelly in Indraprastha city.
    THRISHUL and Indian Noir’s yet to be announced murder mystery series will make miniseries appearances in between the longer series.

    I sincerely hope that all the listeners following me on other streaming apps will continue supporting the podcast on Spotify. Download Spotify from your ios or android app store for free, search for Indian Noir and hit the follow button. You can also visit @indiannoir on instagram or twitter and get the direct link to Indian Noir’s Spotify page.

    People already listening to Indian Noir on Spotify don’t need to take any additional steps.

    I want to thank all of you for your support and love and for clocking some mind-blowing listening hours consuming my voice.

    Here’s hoping that your patronage will continue on Spotify and that Indian Noir will shine brightly in its next, glorious chapter.


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    S1E11 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    S1E11 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    We own the night.

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    This is the season finale! Thanks for listening everyone.

    Indian Noir will become a Spotify exclusive from 15 June 2021.  To listen to future episodes of Indian Noir, follow me on Spotify.

    Future seasons of FEAR FM, HIS NIGHT BEGINS, TRISHUL, Indian Noir's yet to be announced murder mystery show and tons of horror tales will be exclusively available on Spotify for free. 

    See following social media post for more details. https://bit.ly/3c43qO0

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    Indian Noir Podcast is @indiannoir on Twitter and Instagram.

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    This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact. This podcast may also contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues. Listener discretion is advised.






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    • 41 min
    S1E10 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    S1E10 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    Death to our enemies.

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    You can support Indian Noir by donating via https://ko-fi.com/U7U03JREM to cover the web hosting and sfx costs.

    Indian Noir Podcast is @indiannoir on Twitter and Instagram.

    You can also send me audio messages via anchor.fm/indiannoir/message

    This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact. This podcast may also contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues. Listener discretion is advised.


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    • 34 min
    S1E9 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    S1E9 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    Jalood

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    Indian Noir Podcast is @indiannoir on Twitter and Instagram.

    You can also send me audio messages via anchor.fm/indiannoir/message

    This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact. This podcast may also contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues. Listener discretion is advised.


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    • 18 min
    Bonus episode: Conversation with Natasha Malpani Oswal on genre storytelling

    Bonus episode: Conversation with Natasha Malpani Oswal on genre storytelling

    A real pleasure talking to Natasha Malpani Oswal from Boundless Media about genre bending storytelling, the new wave of creativity sweeping India's production houses and how their genre blending show #bravenewworld which was conceived and produced during the pandemic.

    Learned a lot from this conversation, so will you. Creators and genre junkies tune in for 40 minutes of wholesome goodness!

    See the trailer for the show at https://youtu.be/7yT7GvNB_Kg

    For career opportunities and to pitch your stories to boundless, visit boundlessmedia.in

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    Indian Noir Podcast is @indiannoir on Twitter and Instagram.

    You can also send me audio messages via anchor.fm/indiannoir/message


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    • 43 min
    S1E8 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    S1E8 Trishul (Military Thriller)

    Blood of innocents.

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    You can support Indian Noir by donating via https://ko-fi.com/U7U03JREM to cover the web hosting and sfx costs.

    Indian Noir Podcast is @indiannoir on Twitter and Instagram.

    You can also send me audio messages via anchor.fm/indiannoir/message

    This podcast is rated R 18+. It may contain classifiable elements such as violence, sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact. This podcast may also contain information which may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault, violence, drug abuse or mental health issues. Listener discretion is advised.


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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

The Inclusive Sreenwriter ,

Highly recommend!

A series of thriller episodes that are quality storytelling! Absolutely wonderful!

Annoyed traveller ,

Great show

Very enjoyable

Stationary Hobo Productions ,

Fun to hear a Noir outside North America!

They hit all the troupes and beats of Noir but set in the various underbelly of India. I totally dug their first season.

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