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Delhi Talkies


Two things India loves – cricket and cinema! This nostalgic walk brings to you facets of Indian cinema over storytelling and conversation! Come discover the Delhi quartet (Regal, Rivoli, Plaza, Odeon) through the lens of Darwesh. Walk with us through lesser known parts of Connaught Circus aka Rajeev Chowk to explore the cinematic past of Delhi.

Madhavi Menon is a passionate storyteller and theater artist. She has worked for over 3 decades in areas of primary education and cultural awareness. She is part-time announcer with All India Radio, puppetry trainer, educationist, trained Kathakali and Saraikela Chau dancer as well as a Hindustani classical singer.  She is currently heading the Content team at Darwesh. 

Darwesh is a professional storytelling organisation residing in the area of culture, education and social research. Through its work in the cultural space they aim to bring together spaces, places and people in a matrix of stories that connects us with the rich historical and cultural roots of Delhi.

Meeting point: Regal Building, CP, Near Shivaji Stadium

Tips: carry a water bottle.

More walks with Darwesh

Earlier Event: December 4
Havelis and History around Sita Ram Bazar
Later Event: December 4
Hidden treasure: Munirka and RK Puram