Theatre: Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai
Watch Anupam Kher enact the journey of a man who should have been a failure but manipulates his destiny and forces it to make him a success. It is the autobiographic story of Anupam — a man from a small town making it in the Hindi film Industry with ups and downs along the way.
Anupam dramatises on stage the important events in his life like first romantic encounter, his failure at the Gandhi audition, the casting in Saaransh, his personal relationships and more.
Tickets: Rs. 250 - Rs. 1200
@ Sophia Bhabha Hall, Sophia College Campus, B.Desai Road, Breach Candy
When: April 12 (Saturday)
Time: 7 p.m.
Photo exhibition: Leap in Time
Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai presents Zeitsprung (Leap in Time), an exhibition by the Institut for Auslandsbeziehungen. Curated by German photographer Andreas Rost, the show consists of works by legendary German photojournalists Erich Salomon and Barbara Klemm whose works not only have tremendous news value, but are also complex in their composition, shedding light on the political, social and psychological situation they depict.
The exhibition also features the critically acclaimed India Series by Barbara Klemm, created during her visit to India in the 1980s.
@ Galerie Max Mueller, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai K. Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda
When: Until April 25
Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Closed on Sundays and public holidays)
Film: 17 filles
This film by Delphine and Muriel Coulin portrays the story of a bunch of teenagers who make a pregnancy pact. When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, throwing their town and school into chaos.
@ Alliance Francaise Auditorium, Theosophy Hall, New Marine Lines, Churchgate
When: April 14 (Monday)
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Contact: 022-22035993 / 022- 22036187
Theatre workshop: Parados to Stage
Aspiring actors can take up this acting workshop that will give a holistic idea about theatre and production. The workshop is broadly divided into two phases — first phase will teach the participants about the nuances of acting and the second phase will take them through rehearsal process.
The workshop will conclude with a stage performance by participants at the upcoming show in Prithvi Threatre. Guest faculty includes well-know theatre personalities Mita Vashisht, Tom Alter, Benjamin Gilani and Sudhir Pandey.
@ Rangshila Studio, 807, B Wing, Samarth Aishwarya Building, Adarsh Nagar, Lokhandwala, Andheri (W)
When: April 14 (Monday) to May 23 (Friday)
Time: 11a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: www.rangshila.com; Ph: 9820728009
Science talk: Seeking N-lightenment
Dr. Arnab Bhattacharya is a scientist and science communicator at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. He will talk about a scientist’s journey leading into the world of nitrogen (N) containing semiconductors that emit light, with a long list of interesting asides. From a lab where he literally makes khichadi with elements across the periodic table, to trying to see fun ways to answer children’s questions at “Chai and Why?” sessions, Arnab will share it all at Mumbai Local.
Entry free and open to all
@ Kitab Khana, Fort
When: April 18 (Friday)
Time: 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Contact: email@example.com to save a seat or just show up at the venue