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Delhi is well known for its string of varied sources of entertainment. The vibrant populace of the city charms every tourist , not to miss its glorious historic forts and age-old temples which too a great extent serves as the identity of the city. Earlier, Delhi's entertainment was confined to theaters, music recitals or religious festivities. But with the passage of time, entertainment in Delhi has undergone many changes with the set up of multiplexes and the highly integrated cinema theaters in Delhi which are well known for their state of art facilities.

Aspects of Delhi's Culture:

Over the years, Delhi's entertainment has been able to offer a perfect blend of contemporary and age old forms of recreation styles. A walk through the small by lanes of Old Delhi will offer you fascinating glimpses of the traditional folklore presented in the form of classical dances and songs. If you share a special penchant for Urdu poetry then a visit to Ballimaran near Chandni Chowk will provide you with deep insights on the life of Mirza Ghalib. From time to time poetry readings are organized in parts of Old Delhi which serves as a source of great entertainment who want to rejoice in the beauty and glory of the city.

For art lovers Delhi is the best place to be. Regular art exhibitions are organized in the famous art galleries of Lalit Kala Academi,Delhi Art Gallery,Gallerie Ganesha,Open-air Sculpture Garden. During religious festivities, major auditoriums in the city remains choc-a bloc with huge array of cultural programs some lasting a day or two. They also serve as vital source of entertainment in Delhi. Popular auditoriums in the city are located at--American Centre, Hungarian Cultural Centre, Max Mueller Bhavan, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Studio Theatre, Tagore Hall to name a few.

For cine watchers, Cinemas in New Delhi offers different types of technicolor Hindi movies along with thrilling Hollywood movies. Another added attraction of Delhi's entertainment are the famous PVR cinema's in Delhi. Beginning its operation in 1997, with the establishment of PVR Anupam in Saket it has launched numerous Cinema Halls in Delhi under this banner, the most popular ones being PVR Saket, PVR Priya, PVR Naraina, PVR Vikaspuri, PVR EDM, PVR Europa in Gurgaon, PVR Faridabad, PVR SRS Faridabad to name a few.

Every week the launch of new movies in Delhi is awaited with great excitement by movie lovers of the city. Delhi's entertainment remains incomplete without the mention of wide array of discotheques, scintillating beauty of pubs and bar lounges which are well known to provide a relaxing ambiance. For food lovers, the specially designed restaurants offer fine dining facilities too while at the same time offering melodious musical evening shows.

Top Cinema halls in Delhi:

  • Alankar Cinema, Lajpat Nagar
  • Batra Cinema,Mukhrjee Ngr
  • Filmistan, Model Basti
  • Liberty Cinema,New Rohtak Rd
  • Natraj Cinema, Moti Nagar
  • Odeon Cinema, Connaught Circus
  • Fun Cinemas--Pitampura, Laxmi Nagar, Moti Nagar and Karkardooma
  • Satyam--Patel Nagar and Janak Place
  • Waves--Noida and Kaushambi

With such different sources of entertainment in Delhi, its great fun to be in this capital city.

Last Updated On: 2011/06/30

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