Cyrus Broacha is
a TV anchor, theatre personality, comedian, political satirist, columnist and
author. He is also a prankster, best known for his show Bakra on MTV and his
show The Week That Wasn't on CNN-IBN.
Cyrus Brocha, when only 12, acted in his first Hindi film Jalwa with Pankaj
Parashar and starred alongside Naseeruddin Shah. The next year, he did his
first professional play Brighton Beach Memoirs under the baton of Pearl
Padamsee. The press hailed him as a child prodigy, and his career in acting
took off. He continued acting in several plays, as theatre became his passion.
He also came into the limelight during his college's Malhar festival. When he
was in college, FM radio took off in India, and he gained a reputation as a
Cyrus has hosted many cricket shows
including the popular Chevrolet Cricket Show on Ten Sports, and interviewed
nearly every cricketer from every generation. Broacha anchors a news satire and
comedy show, The Week That Wasn't on CNN-IBN, co-written and directed by friend
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