30 episodes

Watch now at youtube.com/@LightsCameraConversation or listen on iHeartRadio or your favorite podcast platform! ★ Join entertainment entrepreneurs Walid Chaya and Kavita Raj over a drink on "Lights Camera Conversation," the ultimate Hollywood insider podcast. Discover the glamorous-yet-authentic sides of show business, experience Hollywood special guests, and find inspiration for music, film lovers, and creative professionals alike. 

Walid Chaya, actor, director, and writer based in Los Angeles, is known for his work in award-winning TV shows and films and for helping jump-start actors' careers through his school, 'Studio For Performing Arts LA'. Kavita Raj, music manager/founder of ‘Misschief’ Entertainment, an independent record label, and mom of music artists Rhea & Lara Raj, brings a wealth of industry experience to share. Tune in exclusively on Ruckus Avenue Radio, free on the iHeartRadio app, with new episodes every Friday!

LIGHTS CAMERA CONVERSATION - The Walid Chaya & Kavita Raj Podcast Walid Chaya and Kavita Raj

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Watch now at youtube.com/@LightsCameraConversation or listen on iHeartRadio or your favorite podcast platform! ★ Join entertainment entrepreneurs Walid Chaya and Kavita Raj over a drink on "Lights Camera Conversation," the ultimate Hollywood insider podcast. Discover the glamorous-yet-authentic sides of show business, experience Hollywood special guests, and find inspiration for music, film lovers, and creative professionals alike. 

Walid Chaya, actor, director, and writer based in Los Angeles, is known for his work in award-winning TV shows and films and for helping jump-start actors' careers through his school, 'Studio For Performing Arts LA'. Kavita Raj, music manager/founder of ‘Misschief’ Entertainment, an independent record label, and mom of music artists Rhea & Lara Raj, brings a wealth of industry experience to share. Tune in exclusively on Ruckus Avenue Radio, free on the iHeartRadio app, with new episodes every Friday!

    25. Announcement: Moving to Rukus Ave Radio on iHeartRadio

    25. Announcement: Moving to Rukus Ave Radio on iHeartRadio

    In this special announcement episode, entertainment entrepreneurs Walid and Kavita share exciting news: their show has a new home at Rukus Avenue Radio, free on the iHeartRadio app starting February 9, 2024. If you miss the on-air premieres every Friday at 3pm PT, the episode will be available on all podcast platforms about a week later.Initially known as 'Lights Camera Conversation,' our podcast transition introduces a fresh version, newly titled, 'Lights Camera Convo,' exclusively for Rukus...

    • 4 min
    24. Sri's Legacy: Daughters Lara Raj's KATSEYE Girl Group & Rhea Raj's Independent Music Success

    24. Sri's Legacy: Daughters Lara Raj's KATSEYE Girl Group & Rhea Raj's Independent Music Success

    Entertainment entrepreneurs Walid and Kavita return with a special guest featuring father Sri Rajagopalan, proud parent of music artists Rhea & Lara Raj. Sri, who is also Kavita's husband, joins the conversation to discuss their daughters' remarkable rise to success in the music and entertainment industry. The discussion delves into the importance of networking and branding, leading to Lara's recent signing with Geffen and Hybe Records for the new global girl group, KATSEYE, while Rh...

    • 53 min
    23. Film Set Exploration: On-Location vs. Sound Stage Dynamics

    23. Film Set Exploration: On-Location vs. Sound Stage Dynamics

    Entertainment experts Walid and Kavita explore filming nuances between real on-location shoots and sound stage productions. They share insights from varied set experiences, discuss challenges of using green screens, and highlight the actor's role in crafting believable settings.They reminisce about shooting 'Messy,' the music video for Kavita's daughter and pop artist Rhea Raj, on location. Exploring the scouting process at a school and football field, they share their experiences. Additional...

    • 37 min
    22. UCB & BroadwayWorld Winner Donzell Lewis Embracing Authenticity in TV & Film

    22. UCB & BroadwayWorld Winner Donzell Lewis Embracing Authenticity in TV & Film

    Join hosts Walid and Kavita for an exciting episode featuring the versatile artist, Donzell Lewis. Growing up in Virginia, Donzell honed his skills in martial arts, acting, and directing. His journey led him to meet Walid during their time in college at acting school, fostering a lasting friendship and professional collaboration from VA to LA.Catch Donzell in commercials for renowned brands like Hyundai and Warby Parker, as well as in the upcoming films "Divorce Bait" and "Dope Queens." His o...

    • 1 hr
    21. Jumpstarting 2024 in Hollywood: Actor's Pilot Season & Musician's Grammys

    21. Jumpstarting 2024 in Hollywood: Actor's Pilot Season & Musician's Grammys

    In the winter premiere, entertainment entrepreneurs Walid and Kavita kick off Season Three by delving into Pilot Season 2024. They cover its history, changes, and what actors can expect in the coming year.Walid discusses the audition process and casting directors' expectations for booking TV Series Regulars. Similarly, Kavita shares insights for musicians entering the new year, focusing on the Grammys and navigating the blend of art and business.They also explore how streaming platforms have ...

    • 40 min
    [REPLAY] 20. Entertainment Mastery: Elevating Artist Goals for the New Year

    [REPLAY] 20. Entertainment Mastery: Elevating Artist Goals for the New Year

    Entertainment experts Walid and Kavita discuss the art of goal setting for artists and preparing New Year's resolutions as 2023 comes to a close. Walid suggests starting with a gratitude list as his preferred method for achieving goals, while Kavita advocates for self-reflection and prioritization as her favored approach. They explore various methods to drive progress in the upcoming year, covering artistic business objectives, health, and mindset aspirations. The duo emphasizes the importanc...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

rhealara ,

Focused on the tribunals and trials of the entertainment industry

Light hearted yet entertaining and informative on what it really takes to make it. Well done.

Jazelle Foster ,

pure gold!

Kavita & Walid make an incredible team, delivering insightful discussions that leave me feeling inspired. Their emphasis on acceptance, rejection, and creating opportunities is exactly what artists need to hear. Keep shining and igniting our creativity with your amazing podcast episodes! 🌟💫

GeorgeKhouri ,

A whole new vibe

Love the chemistry between Walid & Kavita! An exciting & introspective new podcast that I will absolutely be tuning in to. Looking forward to future episodes!

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