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Zico Albaiquni, Preface to Erudition, 2012, Installation View at Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai
July 11, 2019

From a menu that celebrates the best of Europe to a stage adaptation of My Fair Lady, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
July 04, 2019

From an art show of India's master painters to a new restaurant specialising in delectable baos and buns, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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A still from Piya Behrupiya
June 28, 2019

From an adaptation of a Shakespearean comedy to a day-long food meet-up, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Mithila painting at Jamaat Art, Mumbai
June 20, 2019

From a food menu celebrating blooms of a season to a tribute to Pink Floyd, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Konkona Sen Sharma and Gazal Dhaliwal’s recently-released short uses a light-hearted lens to inspect the challenges faced by a transwoman as she navigates a romantic relationship.
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Trio of Baos at Miss T, Mumbai

From a tribute to Simon & Garfunkel to a bottomless liquid brunch, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Artwork at Osmosis, Tarq Mumbai
June 06, 2019

From a gin and tonic fest to an exhibition that celebrates the universal truths of life, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Vietnamese Cooking Class at Flavour Diaries
May 30, 2019

From Russell Peters' stand-up show to an exhibition on portraiture, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Julien Segard at Experimenter, Kolkata
May 23, 2019

From a stand-up show by an Emmy-winning comedian to an exhibition on the importance of preserving cultural artefacts, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Food platter at Burma Burma, Mumbai

From a special Burmese food menu to an exhibition of abstract art, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Sleeping Beauty Bolshoi Ballet Screening NCPA
May 10, 2019

From a fun choir performance to an eight-course European dinner, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend.
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The crew at work in a ravine, Sonchiriya, Chambal valley

How Sonchiriya Was Shot Amidst Chambal’s Complex Terrain

Text by Shreya Dasgupta. Photographs by Parnil Vishwasrao

The rugged topography of central India’s Chambal valley is expertly navigated by cinematographer Anuj Rakesh Dhawan’s lens in the Hindi movie Sonchiriya. Shreya Dasgupta plays guide for Verve as her well-trained eye tracks the sinuous camerawork, zeroing in on the specific terrains, vegetation and wildlife that get screen time
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