The pandemic and ensuing lockdown have changed a lot of things. Movie nights have given way to cozy nights with Netflix, clubbing has been swapped in favour of online music concerts and house parties, home gyms and workouts have become the trend du jour and industry experts across various fields are sharing their expertise with online classes. Here’s a handy guide to some of the best online events you can tune into.
Manoj Bajpayee Teaches Acting
Ever dreamt of being an actor? Now is the perfect time to hone your skill, master the art of cracking auditions, dialogue delivery, working on dialects, understanding the script and more with none other than Manoj Bajpayee (pictured above). The National Film award winner has starred in critically acclaimed films such as Gangs of Wasseypur, Satya, Aligarh and recently made his digital debut with Amazon Prime’s The Family Man. He will now take on the role of your acting instructor.
When: Tuesday, April 20 to Friday, Arpil 30 at 7pm.
Ruskin Bond Teaches Writing
You’ve grown up with his stories such as The Blue Umbrella, The Room on the Roof and Angry River . Now, realise your dreams of being a writer or simply cultivate writing as a hobby under Ruskin Bond’s tutelage.
When: Tuesday, April 20 to Sunday, March 31 at 7pm.
Maha Kumbh Mela 2021
For the first time ever since its inception, experience the Maha Kumbh Mela (pictured above) at Haridwar, digitally. From conducting pujas to taking a virtual dip in the holy water of the Ganges, and more, be a part of the cultural phenomenon that is Kumbh Mela.
When: Wednesday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 27 at 4am.
Master the Art of Mindful Eating
It’s so easy to turn to food for comfort in the current situation. And while that does provide instant gratification, it’s probably not the healthiest habit in the long run. Instead, adopt a smart yet satisfying approach to enjoying food that’s good for you. Side effects may include weight loss.
When: Monday, April 19 to Friday, April 30 at 4pm.
Gaurav Kapoor Live
Delhi boy Gaurav Kapoor is known as one of the most popular Indian comedians on the circuit. His conversational Hindi combined with his razor-sharp wit and observational comedy make him a crowd favourite. Be it anecdotes from his corporate experience, growing up in the ‘90s, Indian festivals or even his marriage, when it comes to Kapoor, everything is fair game.
When: Friday, April 30 at 10pm.
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