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

Hindustan Times | ByCompiled by Poorva Joshi, Mumbai
Apr 06, 2017 05:59 PM IST

Your weekend. Our guide.

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

Dig into some Vietnamese chicken this weekend
Dig into some Vietnamese chicken this weekend

1) Theatre: Gandhi: The Musical : Watch the story of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in the form of a musical. Starring theatre actors Chirag Vora, Nivedita Baunthiyal, and Abhishek Krishnan, the play is directed by Danesh Khambata.

Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA; Call: 6622 3737
Price: Rs 500; When: 7.30pm

Read more: Ahead of Independence Day, Gandhi gets a Broadway-style musical

Gandhi: The Musical
Gandhi: The Musical

2) Film: Dhanak: Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, the film narrates the heart-warming tale of a sister who fights to collect money for her brother’s operation so that he may regain his eyesight.

Where: Little Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Entry: Free; When: 6.30pm

3) Food and drink: Bottomless Beers: Beat the heat this summer by binge-drinking craft beer. Dig into masala fried chicken, Thai paneer cigars and cheesy jalapeno bites on the side.

Where: Genuine Broaster Chicken, Reclamation, Bandra (W)
Call: 3395 6082; Price: Rs 1,000 onward; When: 12pm onward

Dig into masala fried chicken, Thai paneer cigars and cheesy jalapeno bites on the side
Dig into masala fried chicken, Thai paneer cigars and cheesy jalapeno bites on the side

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

4) Theatre: Main aur Tum: The story focuses on two lovers caught in their separate, unhappy marriages, who find salvation and love in each other’s extramarital company.

Where: Nehru Centre, Worli; Call: 2496 4676
Price: Rs 500; When: 7.30pm

Main aur Tum
Main aur Tum

5) Comedy: First Thoughts: Comedian Kunal Kamra, known for his jokes on mundane 9-to-5 jobs, and the chaos of city life, will share some of his comic first impressions of current affairs, and recent political happenings.

Where: Brewbot, off New Link Road, Andheri (W); Call: 3969 8091
Price: Rs 350; When: 6.30pm

6) Music: Saz-e-Bahar: Celebrate traditional Indian instruments this weekend. Artists such as Pt Yogesh Samsi (tabla), Shakir Khan (sitar) and Hassan Haider (shehnai) will perform as part of the two-day festival.

Where: Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point; Call: 6622 3737
Price: Rs 150; When: 6pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

7) Food and drink: From the Streets: Enjoy Mumbai’s signature street food with a gourmet twist. Think salmon and prawn bhel granola (home-made rice puffs with pickles, smoked salmon and prawns), and hot cheese fondue batasha (pani puri shells filled with chutney, melted cheese and mushroom duxelle).

Where: Café Haqq Se, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel; Call: 6952 3333
Price: Rs 2,000 for two; When: 12pm onward

Salmon and prawn bhel granola (home-made rice puffs with pickles, smoked salmon and prawns)
Salmon and prawn bhel granola (home-made rice puffs with pickles, smoked salmon and prawns)

8) Talk: Dramatic Moments: Photographer Nemai Ghosh, best known for his work with iconic film-maker Satyajit Ray, is set to share candid anecdotes on what it was like being on set with Ray, and the art of backstage photography.

Where: Dr Bhau Daji Lad City Musem, Byculla; Call: 2373 1234
Entry: Rs 10 (Museum entry. The event is free); When: 5.30pm

Read more: Pablo Bartholomew’s current show redefines celebrity portraits

An archival image from Ghosh’s collection
An archival image from Ghosh’s collection

9) Food and drink: Mango Mania: The season of the king of fruits is here. Try coolers and classic cocktails such as mango iced tea, mango jalapeño margarita and a mango mai tai tiki cocktail. Pick from a breakfast dishes such as mango crisps, oatmeal smoothie and mango red velvet milkshake.

Where: Jamjar Diner, Versova, Andheri (W); Call: 2635 8880
Price: Rs 1,500; When: 9am to 1am

Try mango coolers and classic cocktails
Try mango coolers and classic cocktails

10) Photography: Through My Eyes: Photographer Hussain Nalwala captures wildlife in its natural state. Think a pride of lions walking through an open field, a horse bathing in a river, zebras grazing, and leopards preparing to hunt.

Where: Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda; Call: 2284 3989
Entry: Free; When: 11am to 7pm

Read more: Man vs wild: Story behind award-winning leopard image by Mumbai photographer

Photographer Hussain Nalwala captures wildlife in its natural state
Photographer Hussain Nalwala captures wildlife in its natural state

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