The Mint Planner, 18 September 20152 min read . Updated: 14 Mar 2016, 12:49 AM IST
From music and movies to dance and drama, there's plenty to do or experience over the coming week
Gardish Mein Taare and Ek Mulaqaat
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,
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
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
By Chanpreet Khurana
Bridging East And West: Panel Discussion With Zakir Hussain
6.30pm. Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point, NCPA Marg (66323737).
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
Hamlet—The Clown Prince
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
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
Till 30 September