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Books: Dirty Love

Sampurna Chattarji — a poet, novelist and translator — will read from her collection of short stories titled Dirty Love. Her books include the poetry collections Sight May Strike You Blind and Absent Muses, and the novels Rupture and Land of the Well.

@ Prithvi House, Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Vile Parle West

When: March 8 (Saturday)

Time: 6.30 p.m.



Talk: Lady Macbeth, Mahadevi & Me

As part of Junoon Theatre’s Mumbai Local series, popular actor and theatre artist Sonali Kulkarni will take the stage to talk about how she ‘stumbled and fumbled looking for Lady Macbeth aka Mahadevi’ — a character she played in a Telugu film — and the self-discovery that followed. She will also speak about the process of acting and channeling one's creativity.

@ Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg, Byculla East,

When: March 9 (Sunday)

Time: 5 p.m.

Entry: Free



Films: Camille redouble

Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds) tells the story of sixteen-year-old Camille, who falls in love with classmate Eric. They get married and have a child. But their happy life undergoes change when Eric leaves Camille for a younger woman on New Year’s Eve.

@ Alliance Française, Theosophy Hall, New Marine Lines, Churchgate

When: March 10 (Monday)

Time: 6.30 p.m.



Literature: Mehfil

Participants will explore the life and works of Urdu poet, lyricist and academician Shahryar, who has penned the lyrics for Hindi films like Umrao Jaan, Anjuman and Gaman.

@ Prithvi Adda, Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Vile Parle West

When: March 11 (Tuesday)

Time: 6.30 p.m.



Films: Japanese Film Festival

Organised by Japan Indian Film Committee, the Japanese Film Festival & Japan Expo will screen the ten movies: Dreams For Sale, Bread of Happiness, Cheers From Heaven, Dear Doctor, A Man on the Verge at a Black Company, Night and Keigo's Car, The Law of the Night, The Kumamoto Dormitory, Zentai and Shindo – The Beat Knocks Her World.

Admission is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

@ Little Theatre (NCPA), Nariman Point

When: March 08 (Saturday)

Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.



Film: Babel

Alliance Francaise de Bombay and Sakshi Gallery present two short movies:

Babel, a short animated film directed by Hendrick Dusollier, is about the Tower of Babel and the ever changing modern China.

Oasis Boulevard, directed by Jerome Sitruk is about young people who gather for 'night-time banter' and how their conversations give an insight into their life in Paris.

@ Sakshi Gallery, Tanna House, 6/19, 2nd Floor, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba

When: March 13 (Thursday)

Time: 6.30 p.m. onwards

Contact: 022-66103424


Photo: Tarq

Tarq’s inaugural exhibition is ‘Disappearing Professions of Urban India’ by British photographer Clare Arni, now based in Bangalore. She explores the historical patterns of vanishing professions like mochi, the weaver, and the mahout, and their attempts to adapt to survive. The photographs will be accompanied by narratives written by Oriole Henry.

@ Tarq, F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, CSM Marg, Apollo Bunder, Behind Le Pain Quotidien, Colaba

When: Till April 01

Time: 11 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Contact:; 6615 0424 / 6615 0069

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