December 10 | Hyderabad
Luminaries from the world of Tennis will converge at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium this weekend. Alongside homegrown stars like Sania Mirza (Indian Aces), powerhouses like Serena Williams (Singapore Slammers), Tomas Berdych (UAE Royals) and Kei Nishikori (Japan Warriors) are expected to hit the court, during the finals of the third edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Rs 6,000 onwards. Details: kyazoonga.com
December 11 | Museum Theatre
Mumbai-based comedian Zakir Khan comes to the city for the first time. To be presented in Hindi and English with Evam Standup Tamasha, he will speak about relationships and matters of privacy. December 11. Tickets from Rs 500 onwards on in.bookmyshow.com
Up in the air
December 14 | Sera
‘I love to travel because…’ — complete this sentence in the best way possible, and stand a chance to win a trip to Madrid. Drop into Sera — The Tapas Bar and Restaurant, complete the sentence and drop the form in a box at the restaurant. (Also, check out their new menu, which includes potato bravas and prawn and baked beans). The winner will get a couple ticket to Madrid. Contest open till December 31. Details: 28111462
House music moguls
December 15 | Online
With top international artistes like Jody Wisternoff and Yotto on the bill, the uber-popular British record label Anjunadeep flies down to its spiritual home in Goa. Book your tickets now as this four-day festival ends only on New Year’s Eve. From December 28-31. At Waters Beach Lounge, Vagator. Rs 4,000 onwards. Details: submerge.in.
At the movies
December 9 | The Cinema The man behind Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Aditya Chopra is back with Befikre, starring Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor. The story is about the adventures of Dharam (Singh) and Shyra (Kapoor) who meet in Paris and end up in a roller-coaster of a romance. Music by Vishal-Shekhar. Details: 42244224.
Eye for art
December 12 | Kochi
Helmed by internationally renowned contemporary artist Sudharshan Shetty, the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale begins
in a few days. While adhering to a curatorial theme of ‘forming in the pupil of an eye’, art lovers can expect a mix of disciplines from poetry to installations with almost 36 Indian artistes and 97 international artistes. More on P 16-17.
December 13 | Amethyst
New Delhi-based designer Sunita Shanker will showcase her collection of tunics, jackets, cropped tops, saris, kurta sets, dresses, skirts
and more at Amethyst. Made with materials like silk and chanderi, the collection features colours such as indigo, blue, crimsom, scarlet, fuchsia and ebony. Prices from Rs 7,500 to Rs 30,000. Till December 13.
In the ring
December 11 | UFC
Gear up for the upcoming featherweight bout between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis, titled UFC 206. The mixed martial arts bout will headline the event, to be followed by other bouts such as Donald Cerrone vs Matt Brown, Cub Swanson vs Doo Hoo Choi, and more.
At the Air Canada Centre, Toronto. On Sony Six and Sony Six HD. Details: ufc.com.