Entertainment

Top Choice Jazz in Pune

Shisha Cafe

It's a magical atmosphere anytime, but live jazz Thursday nights at alfresco Shisha are a Pune institution. Snuggle up on Iranian-style lounges downstairs or reserve a seat at a marble table under hanging Arabian ca…
Top Choice Live Music in Pune

Bluefrog

Pune's branch of Mumbai’s famous Bluefrog is all Maharashtra has at this point – the Mumbai location closed and was looking for new digs at time of research. Expect exciting electronic DJs, live music from all over …
Top Choice Live Music in Gangtok

Cafe Live & Loud

Gangtok's most happening music bar bathes its drinkers in a tsunami of sound Wednesday to Friday evenings, when live bands typically crank out rock or alternative-pop sets. On Saturday, pay ₹300 after 6pm to join th…
Opera in Mumbai

Royal Opera House

India's only surviving opera house reopened to suitably dramatic fanfare with a 2016 performance by Mumbai-born British soprano Rozario, after a meticulous six-year restoration project that saw the regal address ret…
Theatre in Gurgaon (Gurugram)

Kingdom of Dreams

An entertainment extravaganza for lovers of Bollywood cinema, Kingdom of Dreams offers an out-and-out sensory assault. You can take in one of three musicals at the Nautanka Mahal, supported by world-class techno-wiz…
Arts Centre in Kolkata

Seagull Arts & Media Resource Centre

Owned by the same management that operates Seagull Bookstore, this acclaimed institution regularly organises art and media exhibitions, film screenings, workshops, panel discussions and a host of other activities, w…
Live Music in Kolkata

Jamsteady

The most happening place in Kolkata's underground and indie-music circuit, Jamsteady has packed gigs every Friday evening featuring a diverse array of musicians playing jazz, blues, electronica, folk and world music…
Live Music in Kolkata

Someplace Else

This nightclub has been steadily promoting live music in Kolkata since the mid-1990s. Acts perform nightly, although you'll have to be lucky to catch some original music. Most are cover bands who belt out regulation…
Dance in Udaipur

Dharohar

The beautiful Bagore-ki-Haveli hosts the best (and most convenient) opportunity to see Rajasthani folk dancing, with nightly shows of colourful, energetic Marwari, Bhil and western Rajasthani dances, as well as trad…
Cultural Program in Kolkata

ICCR

This state-run cultural melting pot is a large, multilevel operation that regularly hosts exhibitions, dance shows, recitals and lectures in its many galleries and auditoriums. The programs are often free, and snack…