Films, food, talk: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend
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Films, food, talk: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Apr 20, 2017 19:17 IST
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Hindustan Times
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Dig into desserts infused with the king of fruits: mango


1) Screening: Movie Night: Catch the classic ’90s comedy, Andaz Apna Apna. Starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Raveena Tandon, the film is best remembered for its crime-comedy plot and evergreen jokes.

Where: House of Wow, Hill Road, Bandra (W); Call: 99302 46031
Price: Rs 200 onward; When: 6pm

2) Exhibition:Traditional Fabric: Celebrate Indian textiles made by traditional handloom artists, supported by Paramparik Karigar, a 20-year-old NGO. The exhibition aims at showcasing works by rural artists to help them gain national recognition.

Where: Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Architect College, Juhu; Visit:
Entry: Free; When: 10.30am to 7.30pm

3) Food and drink: Summer Menu: Dig into desserts infused with the king of fruits: mango. Expect mango tart, short cake, chocolate cake, macaroons, mousse cake, meringue, mousse rhapsody, and gateau cake.

Where: Deliciae Patisserie, Khar Danda Road, Khar (W); Call: 90290 21260
Price: Rs 400 for two; When: 10am to 11.30pm

4) Screening: Movies at the Museum: Attend the screening of Pushpaka Vimana, a 1987 black comedy film that is best known for featuring no dialogue. Starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role, the story follows the misadventures of a penniless youth.

Where: Dr Bhau Daji Lad City Museum, Byculla; Call: 2373 1234
Price: Rs 10 (Museum entry. The screening is free); When: 6pm

5) Dance: Mudra Festival: Know all about the tradition of physical transformation and the stories featuring it in Indian philosophy. One of the highlights is dancer Rama Vaidyanathan’s showcase of Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance, Tandav.

Where: NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Price: Rs 300 onward; When: 7pm

Rama Vaidyanathan


6) Music: Soul City: Enjoy genres, such as soul, funk, and disco as Norwegian DJ Bjørn Torske plays some of his signature tunes. Torske is best known for Nedi Myraa, a critically acclaimed album that he released in the early 1990s.

Where: Bonobo, Linking Road, Bandra (W); Call: 2605 5050
Entry: Free; When: 9pm

7) Theatre: Wedding Album: Written by Girish Karnad, the play explores traditional Indian weddings in the age of technological advancement in India. On the surface, it is a joyful affair, but there are hidden suspicions and aggression.

Where: St Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra (W); Call: 2641 0926
Price: Rs 200 onward; When: 7.30pm

Wedding Album

8) Food and drink: Treat your Taste Buds: Savour dishes such as masala fried chicken, Thai paneer cigars and chilly oyster potatoes, and lamb rogan josh burger. Wash it down with signature milkshakes such as raspberry, coconut fudge, and salted caramel.

Where: Genuine Broaster Chicken, Bandra (W); Call: 3395 6082
Price: Rs 800 for two; When: 12pm to 12am


9) Screening: Movies and Chill Festival: Spend the weekend at an open-air movie screening by the sea. Choose from the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), the crime thriller The Usual Suspects (1995) and Quentin Tarantino’s revenge drama, Kill Bill: Vol 1 (2003).

Where: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu; Call: 3312 6721
Price: Rs 500 onward; When: 6pm

10) Talk: Museum Katta: Veteran director, producer, and actor Amol Palekar will elaborate on the evolution of Marathi cinema. The talk will trace the journey from slapstick romantic comedies, to acclaimed independent and art house cinema, such as Court (2014), Killa (2015), and Ventilator (2016).

Where: Dr Bhau Daji Lad City Museum, Byculla; Call: 2373 1234
Price: Rs 10 (Museum entry. The talk is open to all); When: 11am

Veteran director, producer, and actor Amol Palekar

First Published: Apr 20, 2017 00:00 IST