Delhi entertainment

Theatre in Greater Delhi & Gurgaon (Gurugram)

Kingdom of Dreams

An entertainment extravaganza, Kingdom of Dreams offers live Bollywood-style shows that are out-and-out sensory assaults. Performances are supported by world-class techno-wizardry, as the cast swing, swoop and sing …
Arts Centre in New Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

A hub of cultural and artsy seminars, exhibitions and performances housed in a well-located, landscaped sprawl not far from India Gate. Frequented by culture vultures for a regular fix of classical and vocal recital…
Comedy in Greater Delhi & Gurgaon (Gurugram)

People & Co

A restaurant and bar with comedy nights every evening, usually from around 7.30pm. Some nights are free. Bigger names bring a cover charge (from ₹500). Check the website for listings.
Live Performance in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Habitat World

This is an important Delhi cultural address, with art exhibitions, performances and concerts, mostly free. Check the website for events.
Traditional Music in Greater Delhi & Gurgaon (Gurugram)

Open-Air Theatre

Next door to the extravagant, more well known Kingdom of Dreams, this modest open-air theatre puts on free traditional-music performances every Saturday evening at 7.30pm. It's 400m from IFFC Chowk metro station; co…
Live Performance in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

India International Centre

The IIC is a key location for a sector of Delhi society, usually elderly intellectuals. Although the club is for members only, the public is welcome to the regular, quality, free exhibitions, talks and concerts.
Theatre in New Delhi

Akshara Theatre

Small, but well regarded theatre with frequent shows. Puts on its own small-scale drama productions, but also often hosts comedy nights.
Cinema in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Delite Cinema

Founded in 1954 as the tallest building in Delhi, the Delite was renovated in 2006 and it's no ordinary cinema, with a painted dome and Czech chandeliers. It’s a great place to see a masala picture (full-throttle Bo…
Cinema in New Delhi

PVR Plaza Cinema

Glossy chain cinema, screening the latest Bollywood releases as well as high-profile Hollywood imports. There are PVR branches on Baba Kharak Singh Marg and at Basant Lok Community Centre and Select Citywalk mall in…
Cinema in Greater Delhi & Gurgaon (Gurugram)

PVR Priya Cinema

PVR's flagship cinema, known just as Priya, was due to reopen in 2019 after wholesale renovations as part of Basant Lok Market's million-dollar makeover.