Cyrus Broacha

Cyrus Broacha


Cyrus Broacha is an Indian Television Actor and Comedian. He was born on August 7, 1971 in Maharastra, Mumbai, India. He is also a prankstar, he is become known for his show Bakra on MTV and his show The Week That Wasn't on CNN-IBN.

Early Life

Cyrus was born on August 7,1971 to a Parsi father and Catholic mother. He studied at Catherdral and John Connon School, Mumbai and Graducated from St. Xavier College, Mumbai. He was also a student of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He started acting at the age of Five with a School Play The Emperor New Clothes. Every year he performed and wrote for the school magazine, winnig prize for English and Drama.


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 radio jockey. After graduation, Cyrus went to the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York where he studied acting for theatre. After returning to India, he acted in many commercials, television serials and plays. He also hosted shows and corporate events, while pursuing his passion of theatre with over 20 commercial theater productions.

His popularity had MTV seeking him. As anchor with them, his reputation grew as he became MTV's main face. He has, till date, interviewed almost everyone in the Hindi film industry from Amitabh Bachchan to Shah Rukh Khan. His candid-camera show is MTV Bakra. Cyrus Broacha has acted in the following Hindi movies also.


  • Hindi Anchors

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