The English Nut aka Sumanto Chattopadhyay recently released a video featuring Dr. Shashi Tharoor and the entertaining video crossed a million views in just a day.
The English Nut aka Sumanto Chattopadhyay is as obsessed with the language as Dr. Shashi Tharoor – which makes for a witty conversation between the two. One that is chock-full of observations about English. You can watch it for the learnings, or simply enjoy the banter. The video is directed by Priyank Bengali with Jay Morzaria as the Executive Producer and Mayur Varma as the Series Creative Director. The entertaining video has managed to garner a million views in a day on Brut.
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In the 14 minute episode, Dr. Tharoor introduces a ‘new’ word, revisits old favourites like ‘snollygoster’, talks about English words like ‘cash’ which are ‘looted’ from India, words like ‘brinjal’ that are used uniquely in India, a Malayalam word that ought to be in English and so much more. Meanwhile, The English Nut introduces Dr. Tharoor to a ‘Benglish’ word and theorises that Indian English will take over the world.
Sumanto Chattopadhyay aka The English Nut, is also the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of 82.5 Communications, a part of the Ogilvy Group and WPP. The English Nut, who is on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, creates weekly videos on the nuances of English. His objective is to introduce people to the finer points of the language while keeping them entertained. As he says, ‘English is nuts. And I’m nuts about English.’