Qawwali – Warsi Brothers
March 13, 2010
This was the first performance of Lamakaan – March 13th, 2010. A fabulous evening, just go past the shaky initial bits of the video.
Judicial Crisis – Talk by L Ravichander
December 15, 2017
What are the challenges before judiciary that has led to the crisis of 2017? Ravichander explains this brilliantly.
L Ravichander, senior counsel with the High Court of AP/TS. He is a speaker, writer, film critic, quizer, speaker.
Suno Bhai Sadho – Vipul Rikhi sings Kabir
Vipul Rikhi, is a kabir bhakt in the true sense. A co-founder of Ajab Shahar, he sang at Lamakaan 11th April, 2017. This is an audio track.
Tom Alter and Uday Chandra’s ‘Inteha’ – Ghazals of Ghalib
For Ghazal lovers, Tom Alter and Uday Chandra at Lamakaan made a memorable evening. It was April of 2012.
Pantomime – Irshad Panjatan
July 6th, 2012
Irshad Panjatan, the internationally celebrated pantomime was in Hyderabad on a personal visit. He performed at Lamakaan in 2012. This demo-lecture covers what mime is and does. From funny to sad, slapstick to critical, he does it all.
Lamakaan was born on March 13th, 2010. It turns 8 this March. Every year, we celebrate our anniversary with a special line-up of events. with a set of events that highlight our engagement with issues of culture, politics and society. Here is this year’s line up with dates. All the events are non-ticketed and free. Continue reading “8th Anniversary”
Ardhana Karhade’s Raag Nand
In March 2010, Ardhanaji gave a fabulous Nand to the very few of us who gathered in the first week of Lamakaan. It was a memorable evening. On tabla is Suhas Sastry (also her husband) and Rahul Deshpande on the harmonium.
Radical Youth Movements – Pratik Sinha, Shehla Rashid and Jignesh Mevani
August 15th, 2017
Shehla Rashid, Jignesh Mevani and Pratik Sinha gathered at Lamakaan for a historic dialogue on radical youth movements.
March 19th, 2017
One of India’s most famous musicians, front-man of the band Indian Ocean and part of ensemble satire group Aisi Taisi Democracy, Rahul Ram, shared his journey with us and performed at the closing event of the Lamakaan anniversary celebrations.
The evening began with the screening of the film Leaving Home, post which he be interacted with the audience and thrill us with his music.