Seema Biswas plays Kadambari,a widow who wakes up in a cremation ground wrapped in a shroud.
Is she dead or alive?
Rabindranath Tagores short story,Jibito o Mrito,is adapted for the stage and titled Jeevit ya Mrit. It will be presented at Max Mueller Bhavan from May14-16.
Director Suresh Kohli captures Jatin Das life and times in a 28-minute-long documentary titled The World of Jatin Das. The film will be screened at India Habitat Centre on May 23,followed by a question-and-answer round.
A discography full of award-winning recordings and performances all over the world makes Piers Lane one of the more acclaimed international pianists. His performance at NCPA on May 25 focuses on the influence of Liszt and Chopin on Debussy.
Titled The Flowers of Evil,this French film with English subtitles tells the story of a wealthy Bordeaux family that gets caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for Mayor. A pamphlet that revives a murder scandal turns up,ensuring that life isnt the same again. Directed by Claude Chabrol,the film will be screened at Prithvi Theatre,Juhu,on May 16.
Abhijit Shete,Prasad Jagdale,Rajesh Desai and Sudipa Darke come from different professional backgrounds but find a common language in painting. They present interpretations of their surroundings at a show titled 4 Colours of Nature at Bliss Art Gallery till May 20.
Sandesh Shetes canvases bring alive scenes from Pune,Lonavala,Malshej Ghat,Varanda Ghat,Mahabaleshwar and the Kokan. His exhibition Love Nature,Save Nature is being held at Malaka Spice till May 15.
Russian artist Svetlana Bashlykova is inspired by the magic of the mountains,Buddhist chants and music,textiles,Indian miniature paintings and mandalas. She explores these on canvas with geometric shapes,intricate patterns and eclectic colours. The exhibition is on till May 31 at Girl In The Café,Sector 17.
Amritsar-based Kewal Dhaliwal pays a tribute to Manto in his birth centenary year by creating a play called Ik See Manto. It is based on six stories by Manto,such as Khol Do,Thanda Ghosht,Kali Salwar and Toba Tek Singh.
The play will be staged on May 14 at Punjab Kala Bhawan,Sector 16.