Apr 29, 2020
One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54. A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s…
Apr 23, 2020
While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…
May 29, 2019
Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…
May 24, 2019
In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…
As the Chandrayaan-2 is just a week away from landing on the moon, India’s future is biting its nails. And I am pretty sure you are too. To get you through this anxious and tensed week, Team CY brings you this week’s Ahmedabad Art Weekly.
We have an incredible exhibition of Seema Kohli’s latest works under the title ‘A MoonsongFor A Sunbird’ which is a poetic rendition of existence. Trupti Dave commemorates this fast approaching Ganesh Chaturthi with ‘Vighnaharta’ an exhibition of deep meaningful paintings that showcase Ganesh’s various forms.
Aarti Vyas Patel brings us an interest talk session titled ‘Mari VatoAneVarta No Vishaw’ that will make you introspect your life and Pt. Krishnakant Parikh will transcend you to a state of serenity with his ‘SangeetSamaroh’.
This week also brings you some interest lectures to broaden your spectrum of knowledge. SuchindranBaskar Narayan, an advocate at Madras High Court and the Supreme Court, will educate us with a brief history and perspective on the topic ‘Kashmir and The Constitution of India’. Whereas, Prof. A Srivasthan will scrutinize the architecture of temples built by professional architects at the lecture titled ‘Sacred outside Tradition?’Also catch the book release of Narayan’s newest novel, ‘Incredible and Inspired Leader Arjuna – Life that became Light’
For the food connoisseurs, we have ‘Table Radica Habib’, an immersive experience of memoirs with food, found documents and music.
And do not worry. We also have various entertaining events that will wash off your weeks stress. MahilaManch organises a stand-up comedy show, ‘MausamBadalRahaHai’ that tackles various issues of climate change using humour. For the theatre buffs, we have ‘Hero Alom’, a play inspired by the life Bangladeshi actor and model Hero Alom.
Imamuddin Murtaza Khan Babi, popularly recalled by his penname as RuswaMajhalumi, was famous for his Gujarati language ghazal poetry. Emerged from a royal lineage of Pajod state, Majhalumi was born in the pre-independence era of 1915 in Mangrol, Gujarat. He had ancestry from Babi Dynasty and served at the princely state as the Chief of Pajod and associate of Sardargadh until his last breath. The Gujarati poet completed his studies from Rajkumar College in Rajkot, and some of his famous Ghazal collections are titled as Meena and Madira. Majhalumi is the inspiration for our 226th Ahmedabad Art Weekly.