A theatre heritage walk that explores the 14th century Delhi through the eyes of its most intriguing emperor, Muhammad-bin Tughlaq
DATE: 1st September | Sunday
START TIME: 8.30 am | END TIME: 10.30 am
MEETING POINT: Opposite Sarvapriya Vihar Club, behind Hauzkhas metro station
VENUE: Jahanpanah City Ruins and Begumpur Masjid
ABOUT THE WALK:
Set in the fourth walled city of Delhi, Jahanpanah which was constructed by the second Tughlaq Emperor Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq, the walk will involve exploring the fascinating remains of this city and sharing stories from the enthralling life of Mohammad-bin Tughlaq. The storytelling will be interspersed with a captivating theatrical performance by a trained theatre actor, giving a glimpse into the dual life of one the most visionary Emperors of India.
NOTE: the Walk will be conducted in English &Hindi and theatre performance will be conducted in Hindustani, however, the walk leader will be translating the dialogues into English (if required).
ABOUT THE WALK LEADER:
Nitika Arora is an actor in the last 10 years. She is formally trained in a yearlong intensive theatre-making and acting course from The Drama School Mumbai. She is a post-graduate in Social Work from the Delhi University & is currently training in Kathak. Nitika is one of the Directors & co-founders of Darwesh.
HOW TO REACH:
Via Metro: get down at Hauz Khas metro station gate no 2, take the subway and then start walking towards Sarvapriya Vihar, take the first right cut and from the T point turn right a little further you will see a small market and from there turn left.
Via Road: take the outer ring road to reach Sarvapriya Vihar. If you are coming from AIIMs or IIT side, then after crossing the Hauz Khas metro station take a U-turn from underneath the over-bridge and then take the first left. Come straight and from the T point turn right a little further you will see a small market and from there turn left. Parking is available in front of the Jahanpanah complex.
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