Anupam Cares

Anupam Cares

We could all use a little something to lift our spirits right now... and that is exactly what Anupam Kher has set out to do. You may know him from 500+ Bollywood films, and Hollywood hits like Silver Linings Playbook, The Big Sick, or Bend It Like Beckham. But in his podcast, he wanted to try something new. Here, Anupam shares the stories that happened off-screen. You’ll hear about his childhood mischief in the hills of Shimla, the highs and lows of his early career, and the lessons learned along the way. And each episode, you’ll also hear stories of unsung heroes from around the world that, despite being miles or generations apart, were learning the same lessons and living the same truths. Join Anupam Kher in celebrating the everyday victories and the things that make us smile.... Show More

Episodes

January 1, 2021 23 min
This story, the last chapter of the season, is all about my father. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 31, 2020 17 min
This is the story of how I learned to, and how not to, ride a bicycle. I’ll also introduce you to the woman who rode around the world on a road bike to win a bet… and to fight for a better world.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 30, 2020 14 min
This is the story of how I made 27 mistakes in eight lines of a school play... And that was just the beginning of my troubles. I’ll also tell you about a woman who grew a donut empire from just $2.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 29, 2020 20 min
This is the story of my attempt at Shimla’s literal rite of passage: a sprint through a local train tunnel. And, I’ll introduce you to the young people behind the world’s largest march for climate action. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 28, 2020 16 min
This is the story of my worst date… A date that was so bad, I had to go to an ashram to recover. I’ll also introduce you to the world-renowned parachutist who got his backyard established as the center of the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 25, 2020 18 min
This is the story of how I bagged a role in Silver Linings Playbook… and how I almost botched it. And, I’ll introduce you to the secret society that has orchestrated countless acts of good: from a lucky penny scavenger hunt… to replacing lost bicycles... to investing in up-and-coming writers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 24, 2020 14 min
This is the story of the teacher, and students, who changed my life. I’ll also tell you about how a $170 donation led to generations of friendship between the Choctaw and Irish people.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 23, 2020 14 min
This is the story of how my grandfather was offered a bribe while working as a civil engineer in Shimla. I’ll also introduce you to a husband who literally moved mountains for his wife.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 22, 2020 20 min
This is the story of how facial paralysis almost ended my career. I’ll also introduce you to the inventor of cruise control… and how he faced the people that underestimated him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 21, 2020 18 min
This is the story of a lesson my father taught me about failure. I’ll also introduce you to a sheep farmer who, to everyone’s surprise, signed up for an ultramarathon with zero racing experience. But what came next was even more surprising... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 18, 2020 16 min
This story is a collection of the times I needed my favorite comfort food: milk and almonds. And I’ll tell you about two Christmas traditions in a city in Sweden: creating a Christmas Goat… and destroying it. Need to see it to believe it? Check out the Yule Goat's Twitter: @Gavlebocken Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 17, 2020 19 min
This is the story of how I ended up in an elevator dressed as Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. I’ll also introduce you to a surprising high-ranking official in New Zealand: the government’s official wizard.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 16, 2020 15 min
This is the story of how I unraveled a whole film shoot with just a single pair of underwear. And, I’ll introduce you to bugs. But not just any bugs. Big bugs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 15, 2020 20 min
This is the story of the first… and last… love poem I ever wrote. I’ll also tell you about the village that experiences the most unusual weather patterns: once a year, it rains... fish.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 14, 2020 16 min
This is the story of a lie that earned me my mother’s most unique punishment. And I’ll introduce you to a doctor who used a little white lie to save generations of priceless artworks.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 11, 2020 16 min
This is the story of my struggle with insomnia. And I’ll introduce you to the designer who has made it her mission to design a world we can all share. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 10, 2020 16 min
This is the story of my father’s superstitious obsession with our local bread seller. I’ll also introduce you to a blind explorer who wrote best-selling travel guides… and got into some incredible shenanigans along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 9, 2020 16 min
This is the story of a lie that got me into some hot water. And I’ll also introduce you to a swimmer whose first time in an Olympic-sized swimming pool was… at the Olympics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 8, 2020 16 min
This is the story of my first play...that was almost my last. I’ll also introduce you to the famous Duck Man – a hero I could have used onstage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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December 7, 2020 19 min
Welcome to Anupam Cares! In this story – our first chapter – I'll tell you about the long, slippery road that led to my first kiss. And I’ll introduce you to a man who used his own heartbreak to comfort romantics around the world. As promised: Juliet Club Corso Santa Anastasia 29, 37133 Verona, Italy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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