The capital city is brimming with events this weekend. Here are our top pics of things to do in Delhi.


Best in Stand-up

Manik Mahna’s deadpan humour and bizarre stories, Srijan Kaushik’s identity crisis and Devesh Dixit’s sarcasm come together on one stage.
When: Friday November 2, Saturday November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at 7.30pm
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Ground Floor, DLF Mall of India, Noida.

Onto Something – Vaibhav Sethia Live

Stand-up comedian Vaibhav Sethia, who you might have seen on the Amazon Prime show Don’t performs a one-hour special.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 9.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, The People and Co., Ground Floor, Cyberhub, Gurgaon.

Bakar Bakar

Delhi-based comedian Mayank Pandey has a knack for pointing out the oddities of his surroundings like Delhi’s pollution and the cab drivers he meets occasionally. Listen to him jabber in this solo show.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 8.15pm
Where: Akshara Theatre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Near Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

100 Percent Desi

Kishore Dayani, a well-regarded stand-up comedian living in Delhi, often views the city through his hilarious, native Bihari lens.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7pm.
Where: Chull, 5th Floor, Plot 11,12, Sector 29, Leisure Valley Road, Gurgaon.

Nishant Tanwar

Delhi’s Nishant Tanwar has been doing sold out shows around the country for the last nine years. Known for his hugely popular YouTube videos, he’s practically a household name for fans of Indian stand-up comedy.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 6pm and 8pm
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, The People and Co., Ground Floor, Cyberhub, Gurgaon.

For more comedy, see here.


Sinister Saturday with DJ Cue at Agent Jacks

Agent Jacks is great for those who love their drink at a reasonable price. With dynamic prices, your drinks may end up costing you much less – at the start of the evening at least. DJ Cue will provide the soundtrack to your boozy evening.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 8pm.
Where: Agent Jacks Bidding Bar, SCO No 21, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurugram.

Weekend Teaser at Lord of the Drinks Meadow

Wondering where to have a beer (or three) with the crew this weekend? Try Lord of The Drinks Meadow, which offers tempting food and drink packages.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 8pm.
Where: Lord Of The Drinks Meadow, New Deer Park, Hauz Khas, Deer Park, Hauz Khas.

For more food and drinks events, see here.


‘Ghunghroo: The Sounds of Yore’

The hour-long dance-musical explores the history of Delhi. Gorge on delicious Indian barbecue afterwards at the restaurant Angare.
When: Friday, November 2 and Sunday, November 4 at 6.45pm.
Where: Parsi Anjuman Hall, LNJP Colony, Bahadur Shah Zafar Road, Near Maulana Azad Medical College Campus.

Great Noida Fest

Listen to popular Indian music at Greater Noida’s music festival, which brings together a line-up of singers, bands and DJs such as  Parmish Verma, Sukh-E, Mannat Noor, Delhi Indie Project, Sparsh and Astitva.
When: Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at noon.
Where: Gaur City Sports Complex, E Block, Gaur City 1, Sector 4, Greater Noida.

For more music, see here.


‘Haai Paisa Haai’

In this long-running Hindi comedy directed by Amar Sah and written by Jitender Pawar, Pappu and Rampyari move to a big city in pursuit of a better life. However, overcome by greed, they suffer.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 6pm.
Where: Alliance Francaise, 72, Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road.

‘A Woman Alone’

In this tragicomic drama by Italian playwrights Dario Fo and Franka Rame, theatre actor and director Shilpi Marwaha plays a woman trapped between her child, abusive husband and lecherous brother-in-law.
When: Sunday, November 4 at 7pm.
Where: Lok Kala Manch, 20 Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodi Road.

For more plays, see here.