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Draupadi is directed by Atul Satya Koushik.
Draupadi is directed by Atul Satya Koushik.

The Mint Planner, 18 September 2015

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

DELHI

Theatre

Gardish Mein Taare and Ek Mulaqaat

19-20 September

Gardish Mein Taare, which will be staged on Saturday, is inspired by the life of film-maker Guru Dutt and his wife, singer Geeta Dutt. 1 hour,

30 minutes.

Ek Mulaqaat explores the relationship between poet Sahir Ludhianvi and author Amrita Pritam. The 90-minute play has many literary references and original poetry by Ludhianvi and Pritam. Ek Mulaqaat will be staged on Sunday.

Both plays have been directed by Saif Hyder Hasan.

5.30pm/8pm. Ficci Auditorium, Mandi House. Tickets, 800, 1,000, 1,200 and 1,500, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com

Draupadi

20 September

Directed by Atul Satya Koushik, this is a musical on love, war and peace. It excerpts stories about Draupadi from the Mahabharat and adds imaginative sequences to bring out the associations between Draupadi and the women of today. 1 hour, 40 minutes.

7.30pm. Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon (0124-2715000). Tickets, 500, 750 and 1,000, available at the venue and on in.bookmyshow.com

Around town

Tsutra

18-20 September

The third edition of Tsutra, an exhibition of crafts and textiles, will include Ikats, Phulia cotton scarves and Kantha stoles. There will also be accessories like leather handbags and Dhokra jewellery.

11am-7pm. Alliance Française, 72, Lodi Estate (43500200). Prices, 500-15,000.

TOP PICK

Art

Pichvai: Tradition And Beyond

22 September-6 October

Pooja Singhal, who has worked for five years with artisans from Nathdwara, Udaipur, will showcase a series of Pichwai artworks. Done on cloth or paper, Pichwais are intricate works that depict stories about the life of the Hindu god Krishna. Curated by textile designer Mayank Mansingh Kaul, the exhibition is being organized at a house in central Delhi.

11am-7pm. 24, Jor Bagh. For details, email pichvai@ruh.co.in

By Chanpreet Khurana

MUMBAI

Around town

Bridging East And West: Panel Discussion With Zakir Hussain

24 September

Zakir Hussain
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Zakir Hussain

6.30pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point, NCPA Marg (66323737).

Music

Unison

18 September

Sisters Kamakshi and Vishala Khurana will present a jugalbandi of Hindustani vocals, ghazals and old-style Hindi film music. They will be accompanied by Rhys Sebastian on the saxophone.

9pm. Ave 29, 4, Kohinoor Mansion, Cumballa Hill (23804621). Tickets, 750, available on in.bookmyshow.com

Theatre

Hamlet—The Clown Prince

18-20 September

A group of clowns put up a show of the Shakespearean play Hamlet. They mix a few phrases from the original play with gibberish and even choose to edit the script, throwing out some important scenes. The play, directed by Rajat Kapoor, is

1 hour, 30 minutes.

9pm; also 6pm (Saturday and Sunday). Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu (26149546). Tickets, 300 (Friday) and 400, available on in.bookmyshow.com

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Film

Eastern Boys

22 September

Directed by Robin Campillo, this 2013 film narrates the tale of a young male hustler in Paris who is approached by an older man. The young man agrees to visit him the following day. The next day, however, the older man is ambushed by more than one boy. 2 hours, 8 minutes.

7pm. Deepak—A Boutique Cinema, 38, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (24923399).

By Shinibali Mitra Saigal

KOLKATA

Art

Painting exhibition

Till 30 September

By the ‘ghat’: By Anirban Sen
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By the ‘ghat’: By Anirban Sen
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