New Delhi, 13th August 2018: BBC WORLD SERVICE recorded a “live” edition of its recently launched podcast series, Kalki Presents: My Indian Life in New Delhi today. Bollywood actor and now, podcast presenter, KalkiKoechlin visited St Stephen’s College to talk to students about her new podcast with the BBC World Service. Excerpts of today’s event will be released in a special episode later in the series.
The BBC World Service podcast, which was released on 4th August, is already trending in India. It is BBC’s first English language podcast aimed at young adult Indians.
Kalki Presents: My Indian Life is all about being young and Indian in the 21st century. Over 10 episodes, the podcast series explores extraordinary real-life stories from around the country. One episode is about a woman who talks to Kalki about her part in India’s ‘Mars mission’ while another is the story of a man with a speech impediment trying to succeed as a musician. The series will also feature stories on family conflicts, sexual abuse, harassment, caste discrimination, victim shaming, body insecurities and sex education.