Feb. 25, 2020

214 Chhavi Sachdev - India’s 2nd Podcaster Ever

214 Chhavi Sachdev - India’s 2nd Podcaster Ever
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07:13 – Chhavi’s educational background and the genesis of her podcast journey

11:35 – Blazing a trail for podcasters in India 

19:00 – What motivated Chhavi to start podcasting and observations she has made about the podcast industry 

26:56 – Chhavi speaks to podcast trends in India 

31:05 – Chhavi’s background and roots 

33:28 – Where Chhavi gets her drive and motivation 

36:33 – Chhavi’s passion for books 

40:54 – Chhavi recalls her first experiences in the U.S. 

44:04 – Chhavi shares her greatest support system, her father 

45:44 – What is something that Chhavi has changed his mind about recently 

48:51 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Chhavi 

49:46 – Harry thanks Chhavi for joining the show 

50:30 – Where listeners can follow Chhavi


“Absolutely, it is a gateway drug and I’m more than happy for people to come to podcasting however they come to it.” (23:06)

“Independent podcasters unite!” (29:51)

“’Understand that this is wrong but in the exam you will be tested on this. So, you have to produce the wrong answer.’ And this was our professor telling us this. And, I remember being locked. I was just thinking, ‘I can’t do this. I can’t do this anymore.’ So, I just felt so betrayed by the system that I really started to feel so confined and wanted to get out.” (35:58)

“I’m pretty indiscriminate. I’ll read anything. I’ll read a box of shampoo bottles if there’s nothing to read…I just want to like the story, like the protagonist, learn something and be transported.” (37:49)




FullCast Website

Focusrite Website

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Chhavi’s LinkedIn

Chhavi’s Twitter @chhavi  

Chhavi’s Instagram @chhavi_sachdev 

Chhavi’s Website

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