Theatre, workshops, food: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend
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Theatre, workshops, food: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Mar 23, 2017 20:00 IST
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Compiled by Poorva Joshi
Hindustan Times
Enjoy a British breakfast this Sunday


1) Theatre: Mughal-e-Azam: Catch the stage adaptation of the 1960 classic film by the same name. Expect grand sets and original songs such as Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya, and Mohe Panghat Pe.

Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA; Call: 6622 3737
Price: Rs 500; When: 8pm (on all days)


2) Music: Studio 54 Live: Bengaluru-based dance-rock band Best Kept Secret is set to perform in Mumbai. They are best known for their collaborations with international bands such as Hoobastank and Poets of the Fall, and Indian bands Indian Ocean and Parikrama.

Where: Shiro, Worli; Call: 66511201
Price: Rs 1,000; When: 10.30pm

3) Food and drinks: Bakes and Brews: Start your weekend with gourmet coffee. Pick from s’more latte (espresso with marshmallows), coffee mojito (espresso, mint, lime, orange and soda), kickback (red chillies, milk, espresso and coconut milk) and banana latte (bananas and smoked toddy).

Where: AKA Bistro, Kala Ghoda; Call: 90292 93968
Price: Rs 150 onward; When: 11am to 11pm

Bakes and Brews

4) Travel: Tiger Spotting: Head for a two-day tiger safari. Known for its Royal Bengal tiger, leopards, sloth bears, and barasingha and Indian wild dog population, the Kanha National Park is a must visit.

Where: Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (price includes train bookings from CST, Mumbai)
Call: 86920 86927; Price: Rs 17,800 per person; When: 1pm (assembly time)

Tiger Spotting


5) Dance: Vivarta: The dance production is based on a poem, ni-ra-tata-dhang, by Maharaj Bindadin, a noted exponent of kathak. It highlights the different ways kathak is performed across India.

Where: St Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra (W); Call: 2641 0926
Price: Rs 100; When: 7.30pm


6) Theatre: Jashn-e-Mazi: Actor Tom Alter plays legendary singer KL Saigal. The story traces Saigal’s journey from a salesman in Delhi, to a struggling actor in Kolkata, and his eventual rise as a popular singer in Mumbai.

Where: YB Chavan Centre, Nariman Point; Call: 2202 8598
Price: Rs 200; When: 4pm and 8pm


7) Food: Modern Cantonese Cuisine: Choose from prawn and chive dumplings, chicken shui mai, crispy duck roll, stir-fry chicken with black bean, chicken with sugar snaps, and salted fish fried rice.

Where: Hakkasan, Linking Road, Bandra (W); Call: 26444444
Price: Rs 1,750 for two; When: 7pm onward

Modern Cantonese Cuisine


8) Comedy: 40 Shades of Grey (Hair): Comedians Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijayakar team up to share anecdotes and comic struggles of Indian men above the age of 40.

Where: St Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra (W); Call: 2641 0926
Price: Rs 100; When: 7.30pm

40 Shades of Grey (Hair)

9) Food and drink: Colonial Hangover: Dig into a British breakfast this Sunday. On the menu are boiled eggs, smoked salmon, grilled sausages, grilled ham, and salami with freshly baked focaccia.

Where: British Brewing Company, Palladium, Lower Parel; Call: 65656121
Price: Rs 1,800; When: 12.30pm to 4pm

10) Workshop: Cooking Masterclass: Always wanted to learn how to cook Singaporean cuisine? Here’s your chance. Know all about making flat rice noodles with fresh herbs, forest mushroom rice spaghetti with fried shallot, and Chinese pak choy and rice vermicelli soup.

Where: Foodhall, Palladium Mall, Lower Parel; Call: 3026 4581
Entry: Free; When: 5.30pm

Cooking Masterclass

First Published: Mar 23, 2017 19:57 IST