In The Media
Extensive interest and coverage
Gilan has been a highlight feature on many of these shows, often attempting crazy stunts. For example, on South Africa's biggest invstigative journalism show, Carte Blanche, Gilan was challenged to drive around a racetrack in an Aston Martin after having been blindfolded by Derek Watts. The producers of the show also placed obstacles around the track. However Gilan succesfully navigated around the track by sensing what Derek was focusing on. Gilan has often been called back for multiple appearances and some of these shows include:
Gilan has been invited as a guest on many national and local radio stations and has had the privilege of being invited back repeatedly. Gilan has succesfully read minds live on air ranging from the people in studio to random callers selected by the shows' hosts and producers. Here are a few of the radio stations who have hosted Gilan:
National and local print media around South Africa have also presented stories on Gilan and he has been compared to the world-famous personalities of Derren Brown, David Copperfield, David Blaine and Criss Angel. Gilan was also elected as one of the 'Top 50 Bachelors of the Year' in Cleo Magazine in 2011. Here are some of the publications which have featured stories on Gilan.