If you’re seeking things to do in Hyderabad this weekend, look no further than our top picks of comedy shows, music gigs, workshops and plays.


Comedy Junxion

Allow comedians Avinash Agarwal and Yash Bajaj (who’s also a software engineer) to coax some laughs out of you.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 7pm.
Where: Jxtapose, 587, Aditya Enclave, Road number 32, Venkatagiri, Jubilee Hills.

FunnyBuzzness With Knotty Commander Manish Tyagi

Before he got behind the mic, Manish Tyagi spent over 20 years in the Indian navy. We’re expecting swimmingly good maritime jokes from the former commander.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 7pm.
Where: Heart Cup Coffee, Plot no.1179, Road number 45, Masthan Nagar, Nandagiri Hills, Jubilee Hills.

Comedy Crackers

Rohit Swain and Saikiran, both Hyderabad boys, will test new material on the audience.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, opposite TSIIC Park, Hitec City Phase 2, behind Lemon Tree Hotel.

For more comedy, see here.


Spooky Halloween Vol II

Put on your grisliest Halloween outfit and head to Radisson’s party, where there will be games, face-painting and tattoo sessions and a DJ.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 6pm.
Where: Radisson, Hitec City, Miyapur Road, Gachibowli.

Sunday Night at Raasta Cafe

You like reggae mon? End the weekend on a mellow note at Raasta, the reggae-themed bar that has branches in Delhi and Mumbai.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7pm.
Where: Raasta Cafe, Third floor GR Infra, Road no. 64, opposite KBR Park, Jubilee Hills.

For more food and drinks and nightlife events, see here.


Party for a Cause

Dance the night away for a good cause. Marnik, the Italian DJ duo of Alessandro Martello and Emanuele Longo, will play a night of EDM at this event organised by Hyderabad-based DJ Prithvi Sai. The proceeds will go towards supporting underprivileged children suffering serious ailments.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 6.30pm.
Where: Rendezvous, ISB Road, Financial District, Nanakram Guda.

The Thayir Sadam Project

The Bengaluru-based trio of Mahesh Raghvan and Ambi and Bindu Subramaniam (pictured above) is known of its mix of Carnatic classical and electronic music.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7pm.
Where: The Moonshine Project, 385, Road no. 82, Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills.

For more music, see here.


‘How I Met Your Father’

The inseparable duo of Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijaykar star in this comedy show in which the latter tells Broacha’s daughter Maya about how the two friends met.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7.30pm.
Where: Ravindra Bharathi, Lakdikapul Road, Near State Assembly, Saifabad.

For more plays, see here.


Zumba Fitness Party

Have a blast while sweating it out doing zumba, one of the most fun exercise routines, with fitness coach Mahesh Giri.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 6pm.
Where: White House, Block 3, 10th Level (Terrace), Greenlands Road, Kundanbagh Colony.

Workshop on Scriptwriting for Films

Learn the elements of writing a screenplay at this workshop organised by the Film and Television Institute of Hyderabad.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 2pm.
Where: FTIH Film School, Srinagar Colony Main Road, Kamalapuri Colony, Banjara Hills.

For more workshops, see here.