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Curious Vedanth

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A fireplace chat hosted by a curious primary school kid. Every few weeks, I interview different guests about their lives.

Location:

Singapore

Description:

A fireplace chat hosted by a curious primary school kid. Every few weeks, I interview different guests about their lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Amala Akkineni: From Silver Screen Star to Animal Welfare - A Journey of Passion and Purpose

1/13/2024
Season 6 Episode 20: From navigating the tides of a naval family upbringing to the serene corridors of Kalakshetra, the remarkable Ms. Amala Akkineni joins me, Curious Vedanth, for an intimate recounting of her evolution from a dancer to a silver screen sensation and a beacon of animal welfare. Her story is a tapestry of vivid experiences, where every relocation and each mentor's guidance is woven into the rich fabric of her life's work. As we sit in the historic Annapurna Studios, Amala walks us through her transformative years, shedding light on the profound connections between her artistic passions and the empathetic drive that would catapult her into the realms of animal welfare. Our journey doesn't halt at Amala's illustrious film career, which saw her deliver stunning performances across five languages, but rather accelerates towards the heartfelt inception of the Blue Cross of Hyderabad. With tales from her cinematic endeavors to the compassionate endeavors off-screen, Amala offers us a glimpse into the relentless pursuit of a cause that resonates deeply with her soul. Supported by her renowned spouse, Nagarjuna, she paints a vivid picture of the trials, triumphs, and joys of championing the voiceless. This episode isn't just about the glitz of showbiz; it's a tribute to the enduring spirit of giving back. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:41:08

Decoding AI Mysteries with Chat GPT: Insights and Ethical Challenges

12/21/2023
Season 6 Episode 19: Uncover the wizardry behind the curtain of artificial intelligence as I, Curious Vedanth, engage with the remarkable Chat GPT from OpenAI in a conversation that promises to leave you enlightened. We're peeling back the layers of this rapidly advancing field, exposing the engine of data processing and learning that's redefining intellect beyond human boundaries. Hear firsthand how Chat GPT harnesses a library of internet text to articulate and interact with human-like precision, a testament to the untapped potential of AI in our everyday lives. From the ethical conundrums to the awe-inspiring applications, this episode traverses the landscape of AI, confronting the hard questions that come with technological growth—bias, job security, and the necessity for human oversight. Chat GPT, an embodiment of this futuristic paradigm, offers an insider's look at mitigating risks and the strides taken towards responsible AI development. Whether you're a technophile or simply AI-curious, join us for a session that's as informative as it is inspiring, and walk away with a richer understanding of the AI revolution that's reshaping our world, one conversation at a time. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:10:30

Behind the Scenes of Live Broadcasting: A Conversation with Balvinder Sidhu

12/3/2023
Season 6 Episode 18: Have you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes of your favorite breakfast TV show? Imagine waking up at dawn, facing cameras while the city sleeps, and delivering stories that make an impact. This reality is brought to life by our special guest, award-winning TV presenter & journalist, Balvinder Sidhu. She pulls back the curtain on her daily routine, the passion for storytelling that fuels her, and the challenges of live broadcasting she deals with. In a candid dialogue, she takes us through the high-pressure environment of journalism. The constant demand for impartiality, the thrill of live broadcasting, and the adrenaline rush that comes with deadlines, it’s truly a roller-coaster ride. Our conversation flows into understanding the highs and lows of being an award-winning journalist and managing motherhood, as our guest shares her journey of unexpected victories and the joy of storytelling that kept her going. The episode concludes with a heart-to-heart conversation where we touch upon various aspects of journalism and the evolving media industry. So, tune in, follow our Facebook page and subscribe to our podcast for more compelling discussions. Be ready to immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of journalism. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:41:20

Meet Akram Ul Haq - A Guitarist

9/30/2023
Season 6 Episode 17: In this episode, I interview a Guitarist, who has performed at many concerts and music festivals across the world. He is also a teacher to aspiring guitarists. Visit www.akramulhaq.com to know more about his work. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:43:29

Meet Jonas Geisler - A Filmmaker

8/5/2023
Season 6 Episode 16: In this episode, I interview a Filmmaker. We talk about his travels across Australia , the process to film under water and so much more. Visit https://www.jonas-geisler.com/en/start/ to know more about this work. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:48:20

Meet Uday Pilani - A Philanthropist and a Motor Car Racer

7/22/2023
Season 6 Episode 15: Ever wondered about the difference between a rally race and auto cross? In this episode, I interview, Uday Pilani a motor car racer and a philanthropist. We talk about what it takes to race and dwell into the exciting world of motor sport. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:31:00

Meet Dawn Neo - A Food Geek

5/13/2023
Season 6 Episode 14: In this episode, I interview Dawn Neo, who is a food geek and an also an avid gamer. We talk about food, gaming, travelling and many more interesting things. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:51:08

Meet Kristina Yolanda - An Expert on Plastic Recycling

4/29/2023
Season 6 Episode 13: In this episode, I interview Kristina Yolanda, an expert on plastic recycling. We talk about how plastic affects our environment, its importance and what we can do to solve the issue of marine plastic waste. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:48:26

Meet Tushaar Bajaj - An Electric Vehicle Engineer

3/11/2023
Season 6 Episode 12: In this episode, I interview Tushaar Bajaj, the co-founder of Virtus Motors, an electric vehicle design, development and manufacturing company. We talk about how electric vehicles are designed and manufactured, and about the future of automobiles. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:36:51

Meet Brinda Poojary - A Scientist and a Research Consultant

2/25/2023
Season 6 Episode 11: In this episode, I interview Dr. Brinda Poojary PhD, a scientist and research consultant at the India Animal Fund. We talk about the history of animal testing and how it is becoming obsolete with the development of science. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:35:17

Meet Rohini Kamath - A CSR Professional

2/11/2023
Season 6 Episode 10: In this heart-warming episode, I interview Rohini Kamath, who is the program manager, corporate social responsibility at Cisco, in India. We talk about how Cisco identifies causes to support and evaluates the programs, how Cisco employees support causes through their pay-roll giving, and many things more. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:45:34

Meet Anuj Gurwara - An Award Winning Singer & A Multitalented Artist

1/28/2023
Season 6 Episode 9: In this episode, I interview Anuj Gurwara, who is an award winning singer, an actor, an emcee, a voice artist, a radio jockey and a television show host. We talk about his journey to becoming a playback singer, the process of dubbing movies into other languages, and so much more! Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:32:58

Meet Nisha Mohan - An Author

12/31/2022
Season 6 Episode 8: In this episode, I interview Nisha Mohan, a human resource professional and an author. Nisha shares the process of developing an idea into a novel and a method of self-publishing books. These are the links to purchase her books : Murder At Seebe Lake An Unforgettable Holiday: What Happens When Love Has No Boundaries Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:20:43

Meet Jim Karani - A Wildlife Lawyer from Africa

12/17/2022
Season 6 Episode 7: In this episode, I interview Jim Karani, a lawyer working to protect endangered wildlife in Africa. He works with the rangers and the police to bring poachers and traffickers to justice. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:44:35

Meet Sachin Bangera - The VP of Celebrity & Public Relations, PETA India

12/3/2022
Season 6 Episode 6: In this episode, I interview Sachin Bangera, the Vice President of Celebrity & Public Relations, PETA India. We talk about the impact that celebrities and the media have to raise awareness on animal rights issues. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:41:12

Meet Anand Siva - The CEO, India Animal Fund

11/26/2022
Season 6 Episode 5: In this episode, I interview Anand Siva, the CEO of India Animal Fund. We talk about the need for this newly launched initiative and his vision for the fund. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:20:39

Meet Lien-Huong Trinh - Vietnam Programme Coordinator, Shrimp Welfare Project

11/12/2022
Season 6 Episode 4: In this episode, I interview Lien-Huong Trinh, who is the Vietnam Programme Coordinator for Shrimp Welfare Project. We talk about the need to improve the welfare of farmed shrimp, and what the organisation is doing to help this issue. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:27:59

Meet Mr. Ed Elliott - Head, The Perse School, Cambridge, UK

11/5/2022
Season 6 Episode 03: In this very special episode, I interview Mr. Ed Elliott, who is the Head of The Perse School, Cambridge, UK. We talk about the school's values, how teaching has evolved over time, and his experiences visiting The Perse School, Singapore recently. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:24:38

Meet Nitya Naresh - A Creative Art Therapist & An Actor

10/15/2022
Season 6 Episode 02: In this episode, I interview Nitya Naresh, who is a creative art therapist and an actor who has acted in Telugu & Malayalam movies. We talk about how she uses different forms of art in therapy, and her transition from being an actor to a therapist. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:24:38

Meet Dr. Shan Goh - A Microbiologist

10/1/2022
Season 6 Episode 01: In this Season's premiere episode, I interview Dr. Shan Goh, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, University of Hertfordshire, UK. We talk about anti-microbial resistance, and phages - a virus which can infect and kill some kinds of bateria. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, etc. Follow my Facebook page to get updates on upcoming episodes. https://www.facebook.com/curiousvedanth/ To listen to earlier episodes, visit curiousvedanth.com To listen at leisure on your phone and get notified about future episodes, subscribe by searching for 'Curious Vedanth' wherever you get podcasts, such as Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Duration:00:40:29