From a musical, to comedy, to art and a chat with a historian, Delhi has a packed schedule this week
Listen to historian Ramchandra Guha in conversation with sociologist Nandini Sundar on “The Itineraries of a Historian”. Guha is an authority on modern Indian history and Sundar is a professor of sociology at the University of Delhi and recipient of the Infosys Prize for Social Sciences (2010). March 5, 4 p.m., Mughal Pavilion, Sunder Nursery.
Swing to the music
Catch singer Dhvani Bhanushali live on Saturday as the 22-year-old embarks on her first 10-city India tour. Singer Vaaste rose to prominence with her reading by singing in films such as Welcome to New York, Veere Di Wedding, Satyameva Jayate and Kabir Singh among others. March 5, 8 p.m., at Studio XO Bar, Gurugram. Tickets on bookmyshow.in.
To be inspired
Revisit the life of Dr. BR Ambedkar in Babasaheb – The Grand Musical, a musical play organized by the Government of Delhi. Directed by Mahua Chauhan, with Roshan Abbas as creative producer, the music for the piece was performed by folk-rock band Indian Ocean. The songs were written by Kausar Munir and Vineet Panchhi. Artistic director Omung Kumar has created a 100-foot stage to provide an international theater experience for Delhiites. Rohit Bose Roy will try out for the role of the social reformer, while Teekam Joshi will be the narrator. Until March 12, at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Weightlifting Auditorium, Delhi. Tickets at http://www.babasahebmusical.in.
laugh it off
Watch stand-up comedian Gaurav Gupta perform his latest routine on Tuesday. A dentist by profession, Gupta shot to fame in 2017 when one of her stand-up routines went viral on social media. March 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Central Club of Comedy, Gurugram. Tickets on bookmyshow.in.
Celebrate the arts
The 4th Awadh Art Festival, featuring around 172 artworks, is taking place at the Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Center until February 28. The 86 participating artists include Ganesh Pyne and Paritosh Sen and actor Deepti Naval, among others.