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Colors TV is back with the new season featuring stand-up comedians from India in the Middle East and on Sept 16, Gaurav Gupta will be performing at the Emirates Theatres, Emirates International School, Jumeirah, Dubai at 4.30pm and 7 pm. Gaurav, ‘a dentist by profession and a co mic by the recession’, is popular across India. His comedy involves keen observations of life and people. Tickets from Dh90. Available on and


Cinema Akil

Cinema Akil will be hosting the Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour as the prestigious film festival arrives in the Middle East for the first time. Starting September 15th, Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour will screen a total of 7 films, each with a promise to take cinema lovers on a journey of rediscovery as it dives into different time periods of Italian cinema and unravels new horizons in world cinema.

Cinema Ritrovato on Tour will run until September 21st at Cinema Akil. Tickets and calendar are available at

Singers Srinivas-Saranya duo to perform on Sept 23

Award-winning playback singer and composer Srinivas and daughter Sharanya will be performing live on Saturday, 23rd September at Jafza One Convention Centre Auditorium in Jebel Ali.


Part of the “Rhythm of Life” concert series this one with Srinivas and Sharanya promises to be a treat with a retro Bollywood tribute featuring all time hits of Kishore Kumar and legendary composer R. D. Burman.


The duo will also pepper the concert with some of their own well-known film songs from Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.

The evening promises to be a rare experience with an ensemble of seasoned musicians including harmonium and keyboard player Sachin Madhav Jambhekar, who has over the last 35 years played for the likes of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Ghulam Ali and Pankaj Udhas. Tickets are Dh100, available online via 800TICKETS. For details call 055 2405558