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Sufi & Retro Live Music @ Moti Mahal Restaurant Bandra

Moti Mahal Restaurant in Bandra (W), a legacy restaurant known for North Indian delicacies, is now hosting Sufi & Retro Live Music Nights. Every Friday & Saturday, this family restaurant is resplendent with a lively ambience where guests enjoy delectable cuisine in the backdrop of soulful Sufi music or peppy retro numbers. Visit Moti Mahal, Bandra to enjoy a perfect weekend with your …

Aishwarya Bachchan inaugurates a Rouble Nagi sculpture at Paradise Garden

Aishwarya Bachchan an ex-bandra-ite took time out yesterday to inaugurate a Rouble Nagi’s sculpture at Paradise Garden opposite Mehboob Studio. The sculpture is inspired by a tune as per some media reports. Rouble Nagi says she wants to beautify the city with art. Poonam Mahajan said on the occasion that mumbai streets are so crowded that some art is needed …

RPG Foundation creates this sculpture by Surya Lohande opposite Mehboob Studio.

The small traffic island with a beautiful garden, has got a new art work sponsored by the RPG Foundation. Bandra is getting a lot of art murals and graffiti and its nice to see corporate participation. The RPG Art Foundation endorses contemporary Indian art, and has organised several art exhibitions for young talented artists at prestigious venues such as the …

Review of the play Agnipankh by Manju Sampat

On Saturday Zee Theatre showcased ‘Agnipankh’ at Bandra’s Rang Mandir hall. This is a period drama set in a newly independent India. It’s protagonist Durgeshwari, is a proud, wealthy Maratha Zamindar, who is referred to as ‘Baisahib’ by one and all. Making up for her husband’s inability of looking after the family name, she runs her zamindari household with an …

Review of Zee theatre play Agnipank which had its first show at Bai Gandharva Natya mandir.

Agnipankh is a historical drama set in newly independent India with the winds of change sweeping across the country. Durgeshwari or ‘Baisaab’ as she is reverently called is a wealthy Brahmin. – via Zee Theatre Govind Nihalani’s Comment Below I thought Manoj’s review of Agnipankh could have been a little more enlightening… may be some more to explain the nature …

Review of Broken Images

By Manju Sampat This stunning one woman play recently had its hundredth show at St. Andrews Auditorium in Bandra. Hundred shows is quite an achievement for any artist, but just one actor performing this task, makes the achievement all the more formidable. This is effortlessly done by the versatile actress Shabana Azmi in Girish Karnad’s Broken Images. The play has …

MARTYRS OF MARRIAGE | MUMBAI PREMIERED at St. Andrews Auditorium

  A thunderous applaud and a standing ovation by more than 700 people followed the screening of Martyrs of Marriage, a feature length documentary film on misuse of IPC 498A, produced and directed by Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, in the city at St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra, Mumbai on friday. The event was organized in association with Vaastav Foundation. Highlighting issues that …

Roy Zaltsman – The mind illusionist’ regaled audiences to a wonderful night of entertainment at St. Andrews auditorium.

By Manju Sampat   Raell Padamsee’s Numero Uno productions recently regaled Mumbai audiences to a wonderful night of entertainment at Bandra’s St. Andrews auditorium. True to their promotional promise, the audience was ” transported to an out of mind and body experience” as they watched ‘Roy Zaltsman – The mind illusionist’. Roy Zaltsman is a mesmerizing, sensational, internantional mind illusionist. …

The new culture space called The Cuckoo Club

I have been completely off the play and theatre scene for a while, a couple of years back, I used to travel to as far as NCPA experimental for my dose of culture, but things are so crazy that even going to the Hive at Khar as become impossible. Leave aside the indulgence of going to Prithvi Theatre. But #celebratebandra2016 …

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