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An animated film 'When Faith Mocks At Life', based on an event in Sikh history, will be screened on September 9 at 5 pm at Bal Gandharva auditorium, Deccan. Directed by Sukhwinder Singh, the movie is set in Punjab in the year 1745. It revolves around a father-son pair who refuse to renounce their Sikh faith even in the face of death at the hands of the governer of Lahore. The production house Vismaad has directed and produced the film.
Krishna's saga retold
The saga of Krishna was depicted in a musical organised by Banyan Tree in the city on Thursday, September 6 in association with Shobana Chandrakumar, actress and dancer. The dance-drama 'Krishna' was an amalgamation of classical compositions, folk songs, Bollywood soundtracks. The production featured Shobana essaying the role of Krishna and actors like Shabana Azmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Nandita Das and Milind Soman contributing as voiceovers. The ballet performance took the audience on a journey that starts from Mathura, where Krishna dances with the gopis and told the story of his life as a teacher, messenger and negotiator. The play emphasised the idea of dharma and adharma put across in a playful yet logical way. Shobana was given a standing ovation by most of the audience at the end of her performance.
Grubshup is hosting a North-Eastern event on Sunday, from 10:30 am onwards. The event follows the recent unrest in the North-East and the repercussions in the rest of the country. Two Assamese speakers who have been intimately involved with the Assamese struggle, will discuss pressing issues in the North-Eastern state. After the success of the North East festival in July, chef Digant Deka will present North Eastern specialties. The event is free of cost and open to everyone. Grubshup is located on Law College Road.