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Kalki Koechlin to do podcast for BBC World Service

Press Trust of India  |  London 

has been roped in by World Service to present a new podcast series on

The podcast, titled "Presents: My Indian Life", will explore extraordinary real-life stories, featuring young people from around India, said in a statement.

The ten-episode series, BBC's first to be aimed specifically at Indian audiences, will be launched on August 4 this year, while a preview episode will be released in mid-July.

The weekly podcast will feature conversations around topics such as family conflict, sexual abuse, harassment, caste discrimination, victim shaming, body insecurities as well as sex education.

"I'm so excited about this podcast. If you are young and Indian, this is your podcast. And even if you aren't, I still think you will love it. I'm bringing you the most amazing stories about young Indians for young Indians. Some of the stories are uplifting but some are pretty raw," said in the statement.

"I won't be shying away from tackling some pretty tough subjects sometimes ones that you or people you know might consider to be taboo. I'll be lifting the lid on some issues that matter to young people in today. And I want to get lots of people in podcasting because listening to podcasts is such a fantastic way of spending your time," she added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 19:30 IST
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