If you're watching your weight, give the chocolate Charminar
at Westin a miss, and be a part of an evening saluting the real thing.
Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation, in association with Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, is presenting Jashn-E-Charminar, the Charminar Festival. The event takes place on 25th September, at the Charminar. Organised for the first time, the festival will feature several cultural programs, ranging from theatre and music to art, as below:
Poetry reading by Farooq Shaikh and Mohammad Ali Baig, written by the founder of Hyderabad, King Quli Qutub Shah
Sufiana Kalaam by singer Zila Khan (daughter of legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan), singing praises of Charminar
Qawwalis by the famous Warsi Gharana Ustad Ahsan Khan and Adil Hussain Khan
Hyderabadi artist Aziz painting the monument on canvas
There will be food stalls and kiosks selling traditional Hyderabadi short eats, set up around the place. The event starts at 7:00pm, and will go on till 10:45pm.
Entry is free for everyone. Please contact APTDC at 2345-0444 for further details.