The Mint Planner, 27 January 2017

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

A scene from ‘No Rest In The Kingdom’.
A scene from ‘No Rest In The Kingdom’.


Dance | Tantu

2 February

Dancer-writer Madhur Gupta will present an Odissi performance that combines choreographies by Sharon Lowen, Madhavi Mudgal and the late Kelucharan Mohapatra.

Madhur Gupta will present an Odissi performance.
Madhur Gupta will present an Odissi performance.

6.30pm. CP Deshmukh Auditorium, India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

Art | Paresh Maity: World Of Watercolours

28 January-17 February

This exhibition, displaying 130 paintings and a sculpture, will showcase 40 years of Paresh Maity’s journey with watercolours.

11 am-7pm. Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan. Prices starting from Rs75,000.

Music | My Journey

28 January

Production house Navrasa Duende will host vocalist Pandit Jasraj from the Mewati gharana. The Padma Vibhushan awardee will also speak about his life in between the performance.

6.30pm. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Pragati Vihar. Tickets, Rs500 and Rs700, available on

By Sohini Sen


A still from ‘Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring’.
A still from ‘Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring’.

Film | Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring

29 January

Ki-duk Kim’s Korean film is about a boy who lives in a floating temple on a lake, with a master who teaches him the way of the Buddha.

12.30pm. Matterden CFC, The Deepak, Lower Parel (40150621). Tickets, Rs100, available on

Around town | Lok Gatha: Snakes In Indian Folk Culture

29 January

Singer Ila Arun will illustrate the different Indian folk tales in which snakes play a pivotal role, with the help of Kalbelia and Jagran dance form performers.

7pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Nariman Point (66223724). Tickets, Rs200 and Rs300, available on

Theatre | Dopehri

29 January

Pankaj Kapur’s Hindustani play is set in the streets of Lucknow, home to the haveli of an old, lonely woman, Amma Bi. 1 hour, 20 minutes.

8pm. Swatantryaveer Savarkar Smarak Sabhagriha, Shivaji Park. Tickets, Rs300, Rs500, Rs800 and Rs1,000, available on

By Shweta Upadhyay


Film | The Little Princes Of Rajasthan

1 February

Set in Barnawa village near Jodhpur, this documentary follows the lives of three boys from the Langa community of musicians, born to serve their patrons.

7pm. Church Street Social, Church Street (41713016). Tickets, Rs500, available on

Theatre | No Rest In The Kingdom

28 January

Bengaluru-based actor, writer and director Deepika Arwind’s devised theatre work deals with the daily hilariousness and annoyance of being a woman in this country. English, 1 hour.

7pm. Shoonya, Centre for Art and Somatic Practices, 37, Lal Bagh Road. Tickets, Rs200, available on

Art | The Circle Of Life

Till 4 February

Having trained under renowned artists such as M.G. Doddamani, Ashu Gupta uses a variety of mediums. Her latest series explores her journey of self-reflection by using pen and ink to depict change, diversity and balance, among other concepts. There are 20 works on display.

11am-8pm (Sunday closed). Sublime Galleria, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road (22221667). Prices, Rs16,000-78,000.

By Shivani Kagti


Art | Spaces In Transition

Till 17 February

This is a solo show of drawings, paintings, charcoals and prints by Rajib Bhattacharjee, who explores the changing landscape of a city.

12.30-7.30pm (Sundays closed). Range Gallery, 54, first floor, Lower Range, Beck Bagan. For details, call 9830049825 or visit

Theatre | Dweep

28 January

The Kolkata-based Shohan theatre group will stage its new Bengali short play Dweep. The direction and light design are by Niladri Sekhar Banerjee. 1 hour, 20 minutes.

3.30pm. Academy of Fine Arts, 2, Cathedral Road. Tickets, Rs60 and Rs100, available at the venue. For details, call 9830042004.

By Indranil Bhoumik


Theatre | A Journey Into Malgudi

29 January

Watch this play journey into R.K. Narayan’s world through the stage. English/Tamil. 1 hour, 40 minutes.

3pm/7pm. Harishree Vidyalayam Auditorium, RA Puram. Tickets, Rs300, available on

A work by Santhosh Kotagiri.
A work by Santhosh Kotagiri.

Art | The Subconscious Rationale

Till 18 February

This exhibition of paintings by Hyderabad artist Santhosh Kotagiri is on the theme of the subconscious. Kotagiri believes that the subconscious dream state imagery is the real reflection of the self.

11am-6pm. Forum Art Gallery, Padmanabha Nagar, Adyar (42115596).

Around town | Andhra Food Festival

Till 29 January

Chef Srinivasa Rao cooks authentic delicacies, including Thotakura Mamsam (mutton with amaranth leaves), Warangal Kodi Kura (the Andhra version of pepper chicken) and Mungakai Pilusu (drumstick in red sauce).

Noon-11pm. Spice Jar, The Residency, T Nagar (42121122). Meal for one, Rs999, plus taxes.

By Nandini Reddy


Around town | Lamakaan Organic Bazaar

29 January

This is an initiative to encourage small organic farmers and grass-root entrepreneurs to sell their produce directly. Explore a wide range of organic fruits, vegetables and groceries, home-made breads and other baked goods.

10.30am. Lamakaan, off Road No.1, Banjara Hills. For details, call 96427 31329.

Theatre | Quli—Dilon Ka Shahzaada

27 January

This romantic play is based on the life of the founder of Hyderabad, Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, and the danseuse Bhagmati. It’s got live musicians, qawwali singers and a shadow dancer. 1 hour.

7.30pm. Taj Deccan, Synergy Hall, Road No.1, Banjara Hills. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

By Sohini Sen

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