The most recent interview by the 29-year-old was of Shreyas Iyer who was the star in India's win during the Caribbean trip. The two discussed the match, Iyer's innings and also had fun talking about their breakfast. There was even a game of dumb charades with Chahal acting out what he thought of the innings. He promised fans that Chahal TV would return in India.
Shreyas adds new twist to Chahal TV 😎😎 What are @yuzi_chahal & Shreyas up to in this final episode of Chahal TV fr… https://t.co/zq0bC0JdM9— BCCI (@BCCI) 1565926200000
Indian captain, Virat Kohli was interviewed by Chahal after the team's win over West Indies in the second ODI. Chahal has some interesting quips that he makes as he asks questions to his teammates. Like he says, "Breaking news! Virat Kohli gets tired."
The interviews are nice and relaxed, more like a conversation that Chahal has with his fellow players. Whenever, the youngster is in the Indian team, he ensures that he does a few interviews.
MUST WATCH: Chahal TV returns with #KingKohli 😄😎 From @imVkohli's record 42 ton to his dance moves 🕺🕺,… https://t.co/RJkWvdzdkk— BCCI (@BCCI) 1565593008000
Prior to the Kohli interview, KL Rahul was interviewed by Chahal during the World Cup in England. Interestingly, the interviews are only done after India's wins. They tend to be around two to three minutes long with 'Yuzi' as he is lovingly called in many of them by his teammates, literally having a heart to heart.
The flavour that the interviews done in Hindi give to the video makes them seem more like a locker room conversation than a real interview. The questions asked are a nice mix of match related with a dose of fun.
SPECIAL: @yuzi_chahal & @klrahul11 recap Edgbaston win as captain @imVkohli makes a special appearance on our lates… https://t.co/2PBkjrlvbq— BCCI (@BCCI) 1562211900000
Chahal wears his trademark glasses in all his interviews. The one that featured Jasprit Bumrah has the duo have a full match analysis of MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli in particular. They end with Chahal saying, "Let's meet in Birmingham where we will have chole bhature, Chahal TV will go on." The desi flavour that is added is the USP of the middle over's bowler's interviews.
Chahal TV 📺📺: @Jaspritbumrah93 on the @msdhoni effect in Manchester & the ball that almost got him the hat-trick 👌👌… https://t.co/BNbL85DpFg— BCCI (@BCCI) 1561693800000
His interview with Rohit Sharma during the World Cup where the batsman was on fire had a personal touch to it. Chahal gave credit to the batsman's daughter Samaira for his run fest which drew a laugh from the dotting dad. A point to note about Chahal in his interviews is that he uses the names he calls the players by. There is an informal feel to it which is very refreshing. Sharma is unrestrained as he seems to open his heart to Chahal.
WATCH: Expect Hitman @ImRo45 to come up with something cheeky and some on-field inside stories on this latest episo… https://t.co/zERBo59FJT— BCCI (@BCCI) 1560743100000
The places where the interviews are shot are also varied from the dressing room to the grounds to the stands which adds colour. An interesting video is from the home of Manchester United at Old Trafford's Theatre of Dreams. The love for football of Chahal, Dinesh Karthik and Vijay Shankar is very evident and adds a nice twist to Chahal TV.
This is perhaps the only video where Chahal in the last two month uses English. We could blame the joy of being at the Man U home stadium for that. But the authenticity of the segment still remains as it offers a view of the Indian cricket team letting their hair down.
MUST WATCH: #TeamIndia members @DineshKarthik @yuzi_chahal & @vijayshankar260 take a trip to the Theatre of Dreams… https://t.co/yCV2Xo4uw6— BCCI (@BCCI) 1560658094000
In his interview, Shikhar Dhawan admits that every Indian cricketer wants to come on Chahal TV which has been around for more than a year now. Yuzvendra Chahal uses his hands a lot while asking questions to his fellow players which suggests the informality of it. He again brings in the personal touch by asking the opening batsman about his wife Ayesha watching the match. The players are very open to speak about their personal life when Chahal asks them about it.
MUST WATCH: Laughs, antics, fun banter - This Chahal TV episode has it all courtesy the very funny Gabbar -… https://t.co/BAHD9rQIO6— BCCI (@BCCI) 1560139200000
Chahal also did a video with the team's support staff in the team bus in May this year. Indian coach, Ravi Shastri commends the youngster's pure Hindi and asks him to come to the Bombaya Hindi level while interviewing him.
DO NOT MISS: 📺 📺Chahal TV gets up, close and personal with the entire #TeamIndia support staff. Get a sneak peek i… https://t.co/CAD0UdAqrT— BCCI (@BCCI) 1559188800000
Called the road trip to Cardiff, the two part video that features the Indian cricket team players has many moods of the superstars. Chahal shows off his PUBG partners in it that includes Mohammed Shami and Bumrah. There is even a cameo by MS Dhoni who Chahal says if he interviews he will be beaten up.
Does @msdhoni make his debut on Chahal TV? Part 2 of #TeamIndia's road trip to Cardiff has all the answers - by… https://t.co/FmCjXwVfk5— BCCI (@BCCI) 1559014800000
Most of the videos are shot by Rajal Arora, the senior producer of BCCI TV. The BCCI tweets them with interesting headlines which in turn is then tweeted by Chahal from his personal handle.
CHAHAL TV IS BACK: Chahal TV📺 📺 makes its World Cup debut as #TeamIndia hit the road to Cardiff from London 🚌 Som… https://t.co/WmyxI1Lao8— BCCI (@BCCI) 1558963078000
A few of Chahal's videos are also on his website but it has not been updated since March this year. The videos on the site include interviews with Indian cricketer who topped the batswomen's ranking Smriti Mandhana, all-rounder Kedar Jadhav, young cricketers Shubman Gill, Khaleel Ahmed and Kuldeep Yadav, among others.
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2 Comments on this Story
mukesh406 days ago
Bunch of losers
Rohith 406 days ago