Part listening, part live performance. Dive into India's first musical podcast - with a twist. Breaking the boundaries of storytelling, as the audio show transitions into a live performance by the fictional band, Madhani.
Performed by Varun Tewari, Pallavi Paranjape and Shwetang Shankar. Written and directed by Shiv Tandan. Produced by Ragini Tandan.
About the Artists
Shiv Tandan is an award-winning writer-director for film and theatre. Shiv worries a lot, writes about his worries, and takes making people laugh very seriously. His most recent writing-directing outing was Fistful of Rupees, a Singapore Writers' Fest commission, which was runner-up in the Sultan Padamsee Playwriting Awards and is soon to be published. He also moonlights as a lyricist-composer, and has put out several indie singles.
Ragini Tandan is a singer-songwriter known for her smash hit song Lamberghini which has over 450 million views. She completed her Visharad in Hindustani Classical Music from Chandigarh, and has sung-composed songs like Har Roz, Mileya Ni Tu, Main Samay aur Tu, Moving on, and Silly, and collaborated with music director Arko and singer Ankit Tiwari on the Baashinda.
Varun Tewari, a mariner turned actor, trained at the Jeff Goldberg Studio in Method Acting and under the abled tutelage of Daminee Basu in the Eric Morris way of Acting. He has been a part of several shows - Inside Edge 3, Little Things 3, Dil Buffering, Imperfect, Chutzpah (Maddock Films), What the Folks 3, Brochara 1 and 2, PFA 3, and 13 Mussoorie; short films - Greyhound, The Intruder (MAMI Select, Long Short Film 2021); and theatre - Do Raha, Boeing Boeing.
Pallavi Paranjape is a singer-songwriter who loves to sing in multiple genres, languages and voices. As a Voice Artiste, she's voiced various cartoon characters, advertisements, e-learning projects, wildlife documentaries and radio jingles. She is also the lead in a Marathi film titled "Amaltaash", apart from featuring in sketches and ads.
She still finds time to nurture the psychologist in her, and conducts experiential mindfulness and creativity workshops. She likes for joy through her all her work, and loves to dance!
Shwetang Shankar is a music composer and producer who has lived and breathed music his whole life. He was 11 years old when he started playing drums and was already touring with his band by high school. Over the years he has composed music for multiple movies, short films, and web series including Karwaan, High Jack, Mismatched and did background score for National Geographic Society and MPFTS documentaries.