Hyderabad's Picks of the week: February 24 to March 2
Things to do, events, workshops and exhibitions
February 24 | Park Hyatt Hyderabad
The much-anticipated connoisseur’s fiesta, Hyderabad Food Festival, is being hosted at The Dining Room, Park Hyatt Hyderabad. Expert chef Shashidhar will be rustling up some traditional Hyderabadi delicacies, giving you a chance to savour Murgh Seekh Kebab and Kachche Gosht ki Biryani. Lunch starts at Rs1,300 ++. Details:49491234
Friday 24 | Inox: GVK One
Having impressed us with movies like Haider and Maqbool among others – Vishal Bharadwaj is all set to hold our attention again this Friday. Rangoon promises to be an interesting watch, shot in spectacular locales with an exciting star cast like Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. The trailer of this intense love triangle in the backdrop of World War II has garnered rave reviews.
February 25 | Jubilee Hills
Head to Collab House if you are a creative soul with a penchant for doodling. A fun workshop called Art & Creativity with Garima Shukla will be organised by Shukla who is a graphic designer. From DIYs to doodling and hand lettering, learn the basics and a few secret tips. The workshop starts from 10 am onwards and the participation fee is Rs500. Details: 9985258603
February 26 | Star Movies
La La Land or Manchester by the Sea or Moonlight – which big-ticket movie will sweep the Academy Awards this time? If you want to find out, tune into Star Movies to watch the 89th Academy Awards. If you are an early riser, you could watch it live at 5.30 am or the repeat telecast at 8.30 pm. Watch host Jimmy Kimmel and the top notch Hollywood stars in action straight from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
February 27 | Charminar
Are you obsessed with taking snapshots of the colourful lanes of Old Hyderabad? This street photography walk is conducted by an experienced Sherpa, Abhinava, with an in-depth understanding of photography. The starting point of the tour will be at Nimrah Cafe near Charminar. Individuals have to pay around `1,000 to participate. The event begins at 3 pm.Details: 9643982934
February 28 | SodaBottleOpenerWala
If you like letting your hair down and singing your heart out, you could book a table at this Parsi Irani cafe. Participate in their Eena Meena Dikra Karaoke Nights as you gorge on some hearty Parsi food and cocktail. Make sure you have a list of your favourites handy before the karaoke jockey hands over the microphone. Meal for two would be around `1,300. From 9 pm onwards. Details: 68888681
March 1| Kalakriti Art Gallery
Seema Kohli’s works of varicoloured media that explore the eternal renewal of life and celebrate all things feminine will be on display at this Banjara Hills gallery. Titled ‘Golden Womb-Dawn of Time,’ this exhibition which is on till April 5, will display a collection of her paintings and sculptures. Pay a visit from 11 am onwards. Details: 66564466