10 Things To Do In Mumbai This Upcoming Weekend
Looking for things to do in Mumbai this weekend? Here’s a list of some of the events and activities worth adding to your plans.
Sumit Anand + Anirban Dasgupta
The duo, both engineers turned comedians, are teaming up to tickle your funny bone.
When: Sunday, December 23 at 7.30pm.
Where: Terna Auditorium, Plot No. 12, Sector-22, Phase-II, Opposite Nerul Station, Nerul (West), Navi Mumbai.
Sumukhi Suresh + Sumaira Shaikh
Sumukhi Suresh, from the critically acclaimed web series Better Life Foundation, will perform an hour of jokes followed by a 30-minute set by comedian Sumaira Shaikh.
When: Sunday, December 23 at 7.30pm and 9.30pm.
Where: The Habitat, First Floor, Hotel Unicontinental, Ram Krishna Nagar, Road Number 3, Khar (West).
The comedian, known for his observational humour and social commentary, is currently on tour to make the world laugh.
When: Sunday, December 23 at 8.30pm.
Where: Fine Arts Society, Fine Arts Chowk, RC Marg, Chembur.
Global Village Idiot
Join Aditi Mittal, the bad girl of Indian comedy, at this no-holds-barred gig that will probably have you wondering, ‘did she just say that?’ by the end of the evening.
When: Sunday, December 23 at 8.30pm.
Where: Cat Cafe Studio, 63, Harminder Singh Road, Aram Nagar Part 1, Versova, Andheri (West).
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DreamHack Mumbai 2018
Drop by one of the biggest gaming festivals in the world this weekend. From Dota 2 and PuBG to Call of Duty and KO Fight Nights, the event offers guests an enticing line-up of console games. Offline entertainments include live music, stand-up comedy and cosplay.
When: Friday, December 21 to Sunday, December 23, 11am onwards.
Where: Goregaon Exhibition Center, Nesco Complex, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (East).
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Take a trip down memory lane this Saturday night. Led by frontman Palash Sen, ’90s rock band Euphoria will play favourites like ‘Dhoom Pichak Dhoom’, ‘Gully’, ‘Ab Na Jaa’ and ‘Maeri’.
When: Saturday, December 22 at 8pm.
Where: Dublin Square, Level 1, Phoenix MarketCity, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Kurla (West).
If you’re still hankering for ’90s nostalgia after Euphoria’s gig, listen to Lesle Lewis on Sunday. One half of the duo Colonial Cousins alongside singer Hariharan, Lewis was one of the early Indipop singers.
When: Sunday, December 23 at 7pm.
Where: Rang Sharda, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (West).
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‘Menghaobi – The Fair One’
Written by Shanta Gokhale and directed by Mahesh Dattani, this English drama examines Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila’s long protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). The story is told through the point of view of a Delhi woman, who questions Sharmila’s actions.
When: Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 at 7pm and Sunday, December 23 at 4pm and 7pm.
Where: G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Laxmi Mills Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, Off Dr. E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi.
This weekend, prepare to be whisked away to the sand dunes of Agrabah. The Broadway-style musical is back with a new season to regale you with the tale of two lovers and a magical lamp.
When: Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23 at 2pm and 6.30pm. The show runs until Sunday, January 13.
Where: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Mohan Rakesh’s Hindi play, directed by Ashok Pandey, depicts a dysfunctional family at war with itself. Destitute and unable to come to terms with their situation, the family engages in a series of confrontations that culminate in a touching climax.
When: Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23 at 8pm.
Where: The Jeff Goldberg Studio, 401, Fourth Floor, Links Building,Corner of14th Road and Linking Road, Bandra (West).
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