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KJo’s Secret Koffee With Niira Radia

Niira Radia joined us from an undisclosed location outside London and had begun work on—‘My Experiments With Untruth’.

KJo’s Secret Koffee With Niira Radia
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KJo’s Secret Koffee With Niira Radia
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Everyone knows that a cuppa spreads warmth and brings out the best in people. This special episode though was recorded using a webcam. Niira Radia joined us from an undisclosed location outside London and had begun work on—‘My Experiments With Untruth’. Anyway, that’s an irrelevant detail, so let me not waste time and share the transcripts of this rare interview. Excerpts:

Karan Johar: Niira, it’s great to have you on the show. I must say I like your earrings.

Niira Radia: I picked them up from Bali two years ago when I went to discuss a telecom deal with an Aussie (con)sortium. But it didn’t work out since one of the promoters didn’t like the Bebek Betutu (roast duck) served at the Amandari luxury resort. Apparently, it was too short on candlenuts and humour and too high on black pepper corns. ‘Niira, there is no poetry in this duck,’ the gentleman in question declared with disgust and walked out. And to think that Vir (Sanghvi) who claims he...

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