December 10 | Beats Per Minute
This young Dutch international is fast gaining recognition as the ‘special one’ in the DJ fraternity. Jay Hardway, a natural drummer, has shot to fame in no time. After he got positive responses for his collaboration with wonderboy Martin Garrix, he’s climbing his way to reach the number one spot. 7 pm onwards. Early birds at Rs 1,500. Details: in.bookmyshow.com.
December 9 | Heart Cup Coffee
To add some humour to your weekend, head to the Masala Mayhem Comedy Fest. Find the stand-up comics Sonali Thakur from Mumbai, Sanjay Manaktala from Bengaluru and Naveed Mahbub from Dhaka team up with Aamer Peeran and Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi at Heart Cup Coffee, Jubilee Hills, for a rib-tickling evening. At Rs 299, Details: in.bookmyshow.com.
December 12 | Chowmahalla Palace
Get a slice of culture and history of the city with the SeekSherpa heritage walk. It starts at the Chowmahalla Palace and moves to Charminar and the Mecca Masjid. The route will take you through the hustle and bustle of the Old City, along with stories from the past. Taste the Irani tea, savoury snacks, haleem, and other signature delicacies. Registration for a group of six: Rs 3,500. Details: in.bookmyshow.com.
December 14 | Secunderabad
The Alliance Française Hyderabad will showcase the photographs of Aruna Chandaraju, journalist, lensman, translator and contributor to leading Indian publications. She writes on art, culture and travel. Take a look at what this multi-talented artist captured on her travel expeditions. The exhibition will end on December 16. Entry: Free. From 10 am onwards. Details: 27700736.
December 9 | Inox
The much awaited Dhruva, the Telugu remake of Mohan Raja’s 2015 Tamil blockbuster Thani Oruvan, releases today, starring Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead. Directed by Surender Reddy, the film also has actors Arvind Swamy, Navdeep and Mehaboob Nassar in important roles. Charan’s body transformation is in the spotlight, as he dons the role of an IPS officer and has been trained by celebrity bodybuilder Rakesh Udiyar of Sultan and Dangal fame. The music has been composed by Hiphop Tamizha, who also composed the Tamil tunes. Details:
December 11 | Shilpakala Vedika
Get serenaded by sitar virtuoso Anoushka Shankar as she renders music from her new album, Land of Gold. The five-time Grammy Award winner, and one of the leading names in World Music, will be accompanied by well-known international musicians who will play alongside her
on drums, piano and shehnai. Tickets Rs 618 onwards. Details: in.bookmyshow.com.
December 13 | Nimrah Cafe & Bakery
Aimed at the foodies, this walk takes you to the streets of Patherghatti. The itinerary also has a spot of shopping at the spice market. The highlights are the street offerings like nahari kulcha, roti kheema and bhaja curry, all of which are famous in Old Hyderabad, with the famous biryani for dinner. Registration for a group of 10 people is Rs 10,999. Details: in.bookmyshow.com.
December 15 | Hard Rock Cafe
A five-piece rock band that originated in the jam rooms of a member’s house, Leela Fireworks prides itself on
quirky song covers as well as some hard-hitting original compositions that vary from hard to punk rock. The band comprises of Abhay Rao, Raul Das, Anantha Krishna, Aditya Bhargav and Harshit Madan. Catch them live at Hard Rock Cafe from 8.30 pm onwards. Tickets: Rs 1,500. Details: in.bookmyshow.com.