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One-Stop Destination For All The Party Animals And Foodies- Club Trove, Jaipur

Hello Jaipur!

Remember a month ago we introduced to you a new paradise for party lovers in the city –Club Trove. A place that offers a scintillating upscale nightclub experience to Jaipurites.

And now we are all set for a food and drinks review for you guys. Cause we know when we go out to party or to meet friends or to celebrate the only thing that matters the most is Food and Drinks. Right?

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So, here we are!! Jaipur Beat giving the first hand review of trove rooftop café where one can simply indulge into the delights of Sundowners accompanied with scrumptious veg non veg starters whist listening to soothing live music.  For those who are into serious clubbing they have a separate Club section where you must try the signature cocktails and veg –non veg finger food.

Club Trove/Restaurant/Café

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Club

An exciting, and astonishingly well-designed club, Trove happens to set it just right in terms of space and ambiance. The lights are amazingly placed and it’s one of the first such concept we have seen in Jaipur. We just loved the chandelier made out of the same lights (note: filter applied b&w). The sound system is good with a balanced amount of bass, it’s certainly not ears cracking, and excellently balanced for you to dance the night away.

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Restaurant

The ambiance is a bit different from what we are used to, the wooden walls, the asymmetrical wooden edges on the tables, the hanging seats, all add up to a great experience. The café is dimly lit, and you may have to stress your eyes a bit, on the other hand, there were ample heaters to keep you warm in chilly winters. The restaurant is on the ground floor, technically attached to the club, and, there is a beautiful garden attached to it too. The restaurant may end up being blasted by music as the club’s wall were not really ‘sound proof’.

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Bar

A well-stocked bar is a plus for Trove, with the drinks happens to be served at all three spaces. The mock tails have a nice twist to them, and tastes good, while, it’s the cocktails, that shines brighter. The twist to cocktails makes them exclusive to Trove and they look so so good, all while tasting so amazing. The servers were nice and friendly and sure knew their stuff.

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Cocktails 

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Bull Will at Trove Cafe
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Latin Tickler topped with dry citrus slice
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The Duchess at Trove Cafe

Mocktails

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Peach Iced Tea

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Food

The menu is sure ain’t short on options, which is a mix of Oriental, Asian, East Indian, and what not, it does seem like they tried to row too many boats at once. But they surely managed really well, and of course, didn’t drown. Even the menu is huge, everything we tasted, has that authentic taste while having a different touch, which seemingly, you wouldn’t find anywhere else.

Starters-

We tried Japaneese noodle salad, Hommos Jaipur way, pattal chaat, Corn water chestnut bag,  and the Hommos Jaipur way and in non veg options  steamed curry chicken momos was the highlight.

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Pattal Chat at Trove Cafe

Kebabs & grill

They have some tantalizing options from their Kebabs & grill section- Ultimate Chicken Satay, Kurdish mutton kebab and Charmole sole fish skewer.

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Chicken Satay
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Kurdish Mutton Kebab

Pizza Lovers- Uncle Jack, Pepperonata, smoked chicken and salumi must try. Yes we tried a bite from each one of these.

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Though we were almost full but looking at their preparations we don’t want to miss the dinner, which we planned to have at the rooftop café. After a bit of dancing and clubbing we were back for the final course 😀

We have never imagined that we will soon be trying the cuisines from the entire world in our platter but here it was- Indonesian Manchurian curry, Wild mushroom malaka curry, Burmeese Khao suey feats, Andhra bitter melon curry, khatti dal kurkuri bhindi, malai kofta curry.

Hold on this was just vegetarian section!!

In Non- veg- Malaysian mutton curry, Singapore fish curry, tollyygunge egg curry, Awadhi chicken biryani and GT road chicken curry, could easily guess that Chef has actually covered entire Grand Trunk road to discover such amazing cuisines. We’re truly glad!!

Making this very clear to all our fans, no matter how much you have already eaten, you’ve to make some space for the ultimate desserts. Missing those will be counted as a Sin. If not all, you must try Date almond cigar with pan mousse and cannoli baked yogurt.

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Date Almond Cigar with pan mousse

So, if you actually want to indulge in world class cuisines whilst enjoying world class ambience and experience , think  no more and  head to Trove café!!

Address- Devraj Niwas, Bani Park, Near Khasa Kothi

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The Gajak Guide For You Crazies, Who, Just Like Us, Had No Idea Which One’s Which.

Winter in Jaipur is usually synonyms with loads of gajak on all those cold nights. And gajak love, for every jaipurite, is undeniably strong. But, I guess we have all faced this nightmare when mom sends us to bring some gajak, and the confusion just over boards our intelligence and wrecks our judgement. Defeated and lost, we come back home empty-handed saying the shop was closed. It doesn’t have to happen ever again, we promise when visiting a gajak shop, just open up this guide and you’re all set.

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Assorted gajaks

It’s a typical categorization after all?

Well, not really. We too felt so, until we went ahead and researched. Well, there a lot more types than we imagined, but you know, they fell more like a parody of the few original types of gajak, so we decided and skipped them, for good.

1 Til– One of the humblest gajaks known to mankind, and it’s better you know there is a til laddu in the options too. So, til, is basically a kind of Superfood, it has enormous benefits to our health and, is tasty, in gajaks to say the least.

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Til Sugar Rewdi

Til’s most know gajak is til papdi Patti. However, it comes in a variety of til gud, til mawa, til gud khasta and what not.

Sweetener– Mawa, Gud, and plain old processed Sugar

Shape– Rolls(rarely), Rewdi, Patti(bar) and Ladoos.

2. Mungfali (peanut)- this gajak’s so popular it has its own name, it’s called chikki. It’s usually made with gud and is also available with a combination of til. It’s so widely popular, we are sure it’s the top-selling item at every gajak shop we came across.

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Mungfali Gud gajak (Chikki)

Sweetener– Gud, processed Sugar(rarely)

Shape-Patti(bar), and, you may find it in other shapes too.

3. Son– This one’s borrowed from the iconic son papdi, and yes, its one of those ‘other types’, but, at least, it’s iconic, unlike, chocolate flavored gajak. It’s mostly happened to be made with gud.

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Son Sugar gajak

Sweetener– Gud, processed Sugar

Shapes– Patti, Ladoo, and sometimes, Rolls too.

4 Mawa (khoya)Gud mawa and til mawa remains the most common options, but there’s a simple mawa gajak all on its own too.

Sweetener– Gud, and sometimes, processed Sugar is added.

Shape– Patti(bar), Ladoo, and rarely Rolls.

5. Dry fruit– there are a lot of different varieties in dry fruit gajaks, its range includes kaju, pista, and badam gajaks. People have a love-hate relationship with them, but you aren’t short on options anyways, so we leave that up to you.

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Kaju Pista gajak

Sweetner– Gud, processed Sugar, Mawa.

Shapes– Usually Patti(bar), oval, and what not.

If you still happen to have doubts or confusions, or a query, ask us in the comments section and we will be happy to help. 

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All Day, All Night, 5-star Eateries In Jaipur

It doesn’t matter if you are on a night out, or if it’s simply on your bucket list, or even if, you just want to eat something good, regardless, it being the nighttime in all its glory. In this list of restaurants, we’ve got you all covered. Except for Jaipur Pavilion, every other restaurant/cafe in the list opens 24 hours.

  1. Zolocrust, Clarks Amer, Malviya Nagarroasted-veggie-pizza

Jaipur’s only chef operated restaurant happens to open 24 hours a day, so if you crave a state-of-the-art pizza or any of those drool-worthy desserts, you wouldn’t really have to care what time of the night it is, Zolocrust will be at your service.

  1. 24/7, Lalit, Malviya Nagar247lalit

It’s in a class of its own, and, let us assure you, Lalit, Jaipur is known for its hospitality, no matter the time of the day it is. 24/7 offers one of the widest varieties of cuisines in our list, so think of any dish you like, and you will probably get it here. Oh, and did we forget, the whole bar menu is on offer too, 24/7.

  1. Jaipur Pavilion, ITC Rajputana, Palace Roadjaipur pavilion_2

(10:00-02:00 weekdays, 10:00-03:00 on weekends)

Craving laal maas in the middle of the night?

Don’t worry, we have been there too. Jaipur Pavilion is widely praised for its authentic laal maas, but if you want to try something else, be assured you won’t be disappointed.

P.S: We have heard a lot of praise about their oriental dishes too.

  1. Jal Mahal, Trident, Jaipurjal-mahal-small

Looking for an early breakfast, or some great coffee?

You won’t have to go too far. Jal Mahal, Trident, offers a great menu, to begin with, but apart from its regular lavish buffets, it happens to include a coffee shop too. Did we tell you how great the sunrise looks standing beside the Jal Mahal lake?

So, you have got one of the best coffee there is, in Jaipur, at one of the best places you can watch the sun rise. Tell us of a better package, we will wait.

(Image courtesy: Google)

 

 

 

 

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7 Things To Shop For When In Jaipur

Shopping, shopping, and shopping! Yes, no vacation is complete without shopping and when you come to Jaipur, then going on a shopping spree is a must. Buckle up everyone as Jaipur Beat is all set to give you “Things to Shop for When in Jaipur”.

  1. Magnificent Mojaris

The best part of owning magnificent mojaris is that you can pair it up with your denims as well as ethnic wear. Shop the exclusive vibrantly hued Mojaris of soft camel leather that are both comfortable and lasts longer from Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar.

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  1. Dazzling Gota Patti Sarees

Change your look this wedding season and look trendy with Jaipuri Gota Patti sarees. Brides take pride to have it in their trousseau, so why not shop for your favourite coloured saree from Johari Bazaar and add a touch of glamour to your look.

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  1. Vibrant Leheriya

Right from DDLJ’s Simran to Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’s Kavya in leheriya Dupatta, we can’t simply stop drooling over it. Buy it at this time of year and pair it with your plain kurtis and we are sure your dupatta will become the talk of the town amongst your friends.

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  1. Pulsating Jewellery

Visiting Jaipur for your wedding shopping and not buying jewellery from here is no less than a crime! Yes, we mean it. Jaipur being a hub for jewellery market, be it Kundan, Meena or Polki, you have to have a look at them and we assure you won’t leave the market place without carrying bags full of jewellery.

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  1. Speldid Lac Bangles

With a zillion of colour combinations and precious & semi-precious stone embellishments, Lac Bangles at Maniharon Ka Rasta is surely not to be missed. We are sure you will be stunned to see the gazillion variety of bangles that this place has.

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  1. Comfy Quilts

The perfect souvenir for your loved ones who stay in cold places is Jaipuri quilts. Yes, Jaipur has a quilt named on it. Made of pure cotton fabric, they help you keep cozy and warm in cold winter nights. Don’t forget to look for them in Bapu Bazaar.

 

  1. Brilliant Blue Pottery

Be it a house-warming gift for your loved ones or a décor item for your own house, handcrafted Blue Pottery is a perfect idea for all. So go on and explore your choice of artefacts at Blue Pottery Art Centre situated at Amer Road and you will definitely get handful of them back home.

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Happy shopping 🙂 

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Jaipur Literature Festival Kick-Starts In Pink City Today !

The wait is over ladies and gentlemen, the greatest literary show on earth, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 begins today and we are already loving it. Hosted against the backdrop of Rajasthan’s stunning cultural heritage and the Diggi Palace in the state capital of Jaipur, Jaipur Literature Festival has entered the beautiful Pink City. Gone beyond literature, you can see people decked up in their best attires, clicking selfies, sipping on a hot cup of tea right in the morning, and shopping quirky little things from the Festival Bazaar. A colourful festival is right here in your city awaiting your arrival.

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Day 1 at Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

Let’s have a quick glance at what this year’s JLF has in store for all of us and we’re sure these pictures will make you want to attend it now !

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Quirky Decoration at The Entrance at Diggi Palace
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The must-have schedule of JLF 2019
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In dilemma, which session to attend?
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But First, let me update my social media with colourful JLF pictures
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Mornings are incomplete without Diggipuri Chai
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Pick up your brush and let’s paint it!
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The colourful Pool Bazaar
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Wait, we have 2 separate bazaars ?
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Pretty Jaipuri designed notebooks at Festival Bazaar
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Oh look what we found! Shot glasses with Jaipur’s print on it
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The Deputy Chief Minister- Sachin Pilot sharing his views on Democracy
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That beautiful smile of Gulzar Sahab is worth all the pain to enter JLF
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Look at the crowd ! Oh my my !
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Just before we leave, one last picture of the matki+pagdi decor is a must click
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Can’t leave the place before looking at this colourful beauty
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Bidding adieu to the JLF with these auto-rickshaws

 

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Why Makar Sankranti In Jaipur Is Absolutely Not-To-Be-Missed

Hundreds of kites dancing in the sky, and us- on our terrace. That’s the memory every Jaipurite has of Makar Sankranti. Kite-flying is one of the most favourite and zealous festivals in Jaipur. It’s not just about flying kites but also about the battleground that the sky becomes and the way the whole group of family and friends gather up on their terraces and hoot and shout along with the music.

But this is not all! There’s so much more to this festival and the day marks as one of the most auspicious occasions of the year. Here are some of the reasons Jaipurites put their heart and soul into celebrating Makar Sankranti.

1. Pavitra Snaan and Daan
While lakhs of people take dips into the Ganges on Makar Sankranti around the nation, scores of people also arrive at Galta Ji Temple in Jaipur to bathe in the seven holy kunds there. The day is celebrated to worship the Sun God. It is considered that taking dips in the kund at Galtaji on Makar Sankranti absolves us of all our sins.

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To take a dip in the kund at Galta Ji Temple, you might as well trek up the small hill that exits the city from Galta and Surajpole gates. It’s a sight to behold when you see the amount of faith that Jaipurites put into worshipping on Makar Sankranti.

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People around the country also believe that donating clothes, jaggery, corn, ground peanuts and sesame is a good omen and brings prosperity.

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2. Harbinger of spring
Makar Sankranti falls on the equinox and the day and night are equally long. After this day, the days start to get longer and nights shorter. It also marks the onset of spring season. This also brings a welcome relief from the cold wave of the bygone winter.

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3. The Harvest Festival
Makar Sankranti is celebrated every year as the harvest festival of the country. The Rabi crop is harvested in the month of January and corn, mustard, peanuts, sesame etc. are the major crops harvested at this time. One day before Sankranti, i.e. on Lohri the new crop is offered to god through worshipping fire.

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4. Kite Buying
Kite buying is a serious affair in Jaipur. People don’t just by any random kites. They especially head to kite markets like Handipura, Haldiyon Ka Rasta, and Kishanpole bazaar to buy the best kites. It takes an understanding of the science behind the designing of kites in order to buy the best ones. You can find hundreds and thousands of kites in all shapes, sizes and designs according to your preference. Some of the popularly known designs of kites are Chaand-dara, Glass-dara, Mangal-dara, Aankhal-dara, Tripatta, Dadhiyal etc.

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5. Kite- Flying

A true jaipurite knows how to fly a kite and the science applied behind it.

It takes a lot of patience, time and effort to prepare for kite flying. The night before Sankranti the whole family sits together to put ‘tang’ in kites with white saddha.

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On Sankranti, everyone’s duty is sorted! Makar Sankranti food is all about pakode, moongfali, popcorn, khichadi, gajak, feeni, ladoo and papdi-chat and the children in the house go up and down the terrace for serving them. The youngsters become DJs playing the best songs the loudest.

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And oh! What an art kite flying is. As soon as the ‘Dangal’ starts in the sky, you can hear “Woh kaata” every five seconds from a terrace or two around!

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  1. The evening sky

As the day sets in, the kites start to come down and gradually the whole sky is lit up with fireworks and paper lanterns known as “Tukkals” or “Kandeel.” The night view on Sankranti is absolutely mesmerizing and one of those experience that is hard to get over!

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So if ever you plan to visit Jaipur during winter, make sure you don’t miss the intoxicatingly enthusiastic vibe of Makar Sankranti!

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Let’s Welcome The Year 2019 In Jaipur With A Bang !

The clock has started to tick already and we can’t hold our excitement! Just few hours to go and then we enter the year 2019 with a bang. What makes this New Year’s special is that Pink City is ready to paint the town red with its funfilled events in the city! So, let’s have a look at what Pink City has in store for us this New Year’s Eve 😉

  1. New Year’s Eve 2019 at F Bar & Lounge

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Venue: F Bar & Lounge

2. New Year’s Eve 2019 at Blackout

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Venue: Blackout 

3. New Year Eve Party 2019 at Club Naila

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Venue: Club Naila

4. Hangover 2019 

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Venue: LIT Bar & Kitchen

5. New Year WTF Party

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Venue: WTF Cafe

6. New Year 2019 Celebrations

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Venue: Scorpion- A Pub City 

7. New Year Eve Party 

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Venue: Regenta Central Jaipur

8. NYE 2019 At Stardust

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Venue: Stardust

9. Wassup 2019

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Venue: Holywood

10. The Great Gatsby | NYE 2019

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Venue: Jaipur Bar Stock Exchange

11. Majestic Night New Year Eve 2019 With MKSHFT

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Venue: Aenigma 

12. Lafiesta New Year Party

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Venue: Kanchan Kesari Village Resort 

13. IMF- NYE India Musical Festival

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Venue: Mahal Rajwada Resort

14. Jaipur Eve Party

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Venue: Clarks Amer

15. Cheers 2019

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Venue: Holiday Inn

16. New Year’s Eve 2019

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Venue: Club Colaba

17. New Year Party at Samskara Resort & Spa

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Venue: Samskara Resort & Spa

18. New Year Eve 2019 Ft. DJ AVI

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Venue: The Space Bar

19. New Year Bash At G Club

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Venue: G Club

20. New Year’s Eve 

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Venue: O2 The Plant Cafe

21. New Year’s Eve 2019

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Venue: House Of People

22. Bygones & Beginnings 2019

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Venue: Club 9

23. Road to 2019

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Venue: The Socialite

24. NYE 2019 Party With Beyond 120

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Venue: 999 Restro Lounge 

25. NYE Gala 2019

Venue: Isobar Coffee Bar & Cocktail House

26. Adda Baar Bar- Naye Saal Ka Adda

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Venue: Jaipur Adda

Have a prosperous New Year ! 🙂