Lights, camera, action! Juhu's Prithvi Theatre brings together the essence of Bollywood

Lights, camera, action! Juhu's Prithvi Theatre brings together the essence of Bollywood

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From the buzzing of rickshaws to faint sound of Bollywood songs always humming in the background, Mumbai is a city that never sleeps. And a place that perfectly brings together this inculcation of culture, diversity and good vibes is Mumbai‘s Prithvi Theatre. 

A part of each Mumbaikar's life, this theatre is an inventive space for thespians from Mumbai and beyond. Now let’s take a closer at this place, where people often plod to enjoy the trills of cinema.

Prithvi Theatre 

From the east to the west, crossing over mountains, lakes and metropolises, every community boasts of theatres for performing arts. Some are ultra-modern and while some are retro-themed remnants of the 90s, like our very own Prithvi Theatre. 

Constructed in the memory of Shri Prithviraj Kapoor and inaugurated on 5 November 1978, this theatre aims at promoting a creative space for performing arts. "Udhwastha Dharmashala", written by G. P. Deshpande, staged by Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri and Benjamin Gilani, was Prithvi's first play.

Udhwastha Dharmashala
Udhwastha DharmashalaMumbai Theatre Guide

With no main gate, Prithvi Theatre literally draws people of the path into the theatre compound with a welcoming attitude. Celebrating all things arts, there’s something new coming up here every night (except Mondays).

From workshops for kids and adults to live plays in Hindi, English, Urdu and Persian and select movie premiers, Prithvi Theatre has managed to create a significant place for stage artists. You can checkout their schedule here.

PS: The theatre is open from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, so plan accordingly.

A theatre, a cafe and also a bookshop

Hugged by gorgeous trees, this place is also shares its home with a cosy little cafe and book shop - Prithvi Cafe and Prithvi Bookshop

Decorated with plants intertwined with warm fairy lights, this open-walled, Prithvi Cafe embodies the chirpy vibe of Mumbai. From college friends to art enthusiasts, you’ll always find this place buzzing with people enjoying their Irish coffee, desi parathas, pizzas, hummus bowls, nachos, waffles, and some crazy bottled lassi. In the busy city of Mumbai, this café is a little oasis of tranquillity.

And coming to their bookshop, you’ll will be astonished by the way ideas flow here. Take your pick from their library and spend a few hours reading while sipping on their coffee or chi! So come over to chill with your friends, host book club meets or simply enjoy your solace while soaking in the vibrant views here.

Address: 20, Juhu Church Road, Janki Kutir, Mumbai,

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