The Mint Planner, 20 January 2017

From music and movies to dance and drama, there’s plenty to do or experience over the coming week

Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan. Photo: Hindustan Times
Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan. Photo: Hindustan Times



[In]Chorus #1

20 January

Enjoy an evening of classical music with vocalist Sudhanshu Sharma, French flautist Samuel Bricault, Abhishek Sharma on harmonium and Saptak Sharma on tabla.

6.30pm. ML Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Française, KK Birla Marg, Lodhi Road (43500200). Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

A Musical Night With Mohit Chauhan

22 January

Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan will present some of his memorable numbers, including Naadan Parindey,Jo Bhi Main and Tum Se Hi.

7.30pm. IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area. Tickets, Rs800, available on


Celebration: Paintings By Sohan Qadri From 1970-2010

20 January-5 February

Kumar Gallery is showing 50 paintings by the late Sohan Qadri (1932-2011), who was known for his tantric art. The show spans oil impastos on canvas from the 1970s and 1980s to later works that used ink dyes and incisions on paper.

11am-7pm (closed on 26 January). Kumar Gallery, 56, Sunder Nagar (24351113).

A Symphony Of Abstracts

Till 1 February

This solo show of abstractionist painter Gopi Gajwani showcases more than 50 works.

11am-7pm (closed on 26 January) . Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen Marg. Prices, Rs40,000 to Rs6.5 lakh.

By Pooja Singh

A work by Sarika Bajaj.
A work by Sarika Bajaj.



Internal Affairs

22 January

When Sid starts a new job, he doesn’t expect that after-work drinks will lead to a drunken and clumsy one-night stand with his new workmate Rhea. Suddenly, Sid and Rhea find themselves locked into a relationship neither wants. English. 1 hour, 20 minutes.

6pm. The Bombay Canteen, Unit-1, Process House, Kamala Mills, SB Road, Lower Parel (49666666). Tickets, Rs300, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow. com



Till 14 February

The Anupa Mehta Arts and Advisory (Amaa) gallery has opened with a solo show by Sarika Bajaj, who uses bird feathers to make layered works. The crow and pigeon feathers, found by Bajaj, are rearranged and transformed on canvas.

10am-6pm. Amaa, New Mahalaxmi Silk Mills, Mathuradas Mills Compound . Prices, Rs80,000 to Rs3 lakh. For details, call 9892331257.

By Shweta Upadhyay

Mir musicians of Rajasthan.
Mir musicians of Rajasthan.



Mark Knight

21 January

Grammy-nominated DJ Mark Knight will present his popular tracks, including Man With The Red Face.

6pm. Amphitheatre, The Collection at UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Tickets, Rs1,000, available on

Mir Musicians Of Rajasthan

23 January

The Mirs, who belong to a musical community in Rajasthan’s Pugal region, are known for their rendition of compositions by Sufi mystics as well as the bhajans and vanis of Meera and Kabir.

7.30pm. Open Air Amphitheatre, Freedom Park. For registration, write to


This Will Only Take Several Minutes

20-21 January

Six strangers confront themselves and each other, seeking out their place and purpose, in this multilingual play (English, Japanese and Hindi) directed by Suguru Yamamoto and Neel Chaudhuri. 1 hour, 10 minutes.

7.30pm; also 3.30pm (Saturday). Ranga Shankara, II Phase, JP Nagar. Tickets, Rs200, available on

By Shivani Kagti



Kolkata People’s Film Festival 2017

Till 23 January

The festival’s fourth edition includes documentaries like Dollar City, Life Cycle, Mod, 18 Feet and A Walnut Tree.

Timings vary. Jogesh Mime Academy, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Road, Kalighat. For details, visit here .


Dans Le Moment

Till 28 January

Nine French photographers are presenting work that covers a wide range of subjects, from street scenes in India and France to the changing moods of the sea and sky. Among the photographers are André Chabot, Benoit de Vilmorin and Thibault de Puyfontaine.

2-8pm (closed on 26 January). The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 8, Ho Chi Minh Sarani (22829220).

By Indranil Bhoumik

A Paresh Maity work.
A Paresh Maity work.



Beyond Horizons

24 January-5 February

To celebrate its 20th year, Gallery Sumukha will present an exhibition of paintings, sculptures and installations by Paresh Maity.

10am-5pm. Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road (2229330).


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

25 January

The famous tale comes alive on stage with a stellar cast of 34 children. The original play has been adapted by Sandhya Ruban. English, 2 hours.

5pm. Museum Theatre, Pantheon Road, Egmore. Tickets, Rs350, available on

Buy One Get One Free

20-22 January

This is a tale of two sisters who run away from their town, which is controlled by an evil ruler. An adventure of sorts follows, with mistaken identities and magical clothes. 1 hour, 30 minutes.

3pm/7pm. Alliance Française, Nungambakkam. Tickets, Rs200, available on

By Nandini Reddy



Visibly Invisible 22 January

Watch monologues Mai Musalman (to be performed by Rajnish Songara), Asmita (Shailja Chaturvedi) and I v/s Me (Ali Ahmed). 1 hour.

8pm. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Tickets, Rs150, available on

Around town

Sunday Soul Sante

22 January

This flea market will house over 150 stalls offering the best in art, craft and design from around the country. There will also be food stalls and performances by city-based band Threeory.

10am. Hitex Exhibition Centre, Izzat Nagar. Tickets, Rs150 (students) and Rs200, available on

By Pooja Singh

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