It is now close to 24 hours since India lost the ICC World Cup 2023 final to Australia in Ahmedabad, and many are seeking ways to overcome their individual disappointment.
While dealing with this, India prepares for the winter season with an array of events, movies, and music concerts scheduled to offer a welcome distraction from the recent World Cup loss.
Events to attend
The winter season in India boasts a range of large-scale and fun events and festivals, serving as a go-to option to ease the sorrows post the World Cup defeat.
Horn Ok Please
- Horn Ok Please is a widely-popular Indian food fest that takes place in Delhi, India and the Delhi crowd flocks in huge numbers which easily describes the hype around the event.
- The fest features music performances by Indie, numerous food stalls by popular food joints from all over India and also specific alcohol stalls for the audience.
- This year, Horn Ok Please will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi from December 1 to December 3, 2023.
Comic Con 2023 Delhi
- Scheduled for December, the highly anticipated event for comic book, video game, and anime enthusiasts is set to hit Delhi.
- The excitement is palpable among pop-culture and anime fans of Delhi, who have eagerly awaited it for a year.
- Comic Con is a globally popular comic-book fan convention centred on comic book,anime and game characters and their culture.
- The fest will be held at Okhla NSIC grounds in Delhi on December 9-11, 2023.
PET FED 2023
- PET FED, India's largest annual pet festival held in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, unites thousands of pet owners through diverse and entertaining activities.
- The event consistently generates a buzz on social media, drawing numerous participants showcasing their pets.
- PET FED 2023 is coming to Delhi on December 16-17, 2023 at the Okhla NSIC Grounds in Delhi.
Sunburn Goa 2023
- Sunburn, a highly acclaimed music event in India, particularly its Goa edition, has turned into an event that the entire country looks forward to during the winter season.
- The music festival brings in several artists from across the globe for their special performances, accompanied with food and alcohol stands at the party-buzzed beachside of Goa.
- This year, Sunburn Goa is set to be held at the Vagator Beach from December 28-31, 2023.
- The year’s Sunburn Goa edition is going to feature popular DJs like Hardwell, Timmy Trumpet and Charlotte De Witte.
Escape to the movies
Amidst the upcoming winter, the release of various movies and OTT series provides a comforting escape for those recovering from India’s World Cup loss.
- One of the films hitting the big screens this December is Meghna Gulzar’s Sam Bahadur.
- Sam Bahadur is a movie about Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, played by Vicky Kaushal.
- The film depicts Manekshaw's remarkable career spanning over four decades, during which he bravely served in five wars, including World War II and the Indo-Pak Wars.
- The film hits the screens on December 1, 2023.
- With December also comes the release of Ranbir Kapoor’s next film ANIMAL directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga.
- This movie stars popular actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika Mandhanna and Anil Kapoor and the story revolves around the complicated and violent relationship of Ranbir’s character with his father played by Anil Kapoor.
- The movie hits the big screens on December 1, 2023, on the same date as Vicky Kaushal’s Sam Bahadur.
- Popular Bahubali actor Prabhas will make his return on the big screens with his Christmas release Salaar.
- Both Prabhas and his fans will be hoping for a better run after a hugely disappointing response that his last film Aadipurush got earlier this year.
- Salaar: Part 1 will hit the screens on December 22, 2023.
- One of the films that India is most excited for is Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming movie Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani.
- India has been hugely excited for the release of Dunki as it will be the first-ever collaboration between SRK and popular Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani.
- Dunki stars Shah Rukh Khan, Tapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Boman Irani and the story revolves around a clandestine immigration method known as "Donkey Flight."
- The film is set to rival Prabhas’s Salaar at the Box Office on December 22, 2023.