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The high-tech sound and light show at South Delhi’s Purana Qila (Old Fort) is possibly the best light show in India.
What Is It?
Introduced in early 2011 after much anticipation, it’s called “Ishq-e-Dilli” (Romancing Delhi) and shows the history starting from the 11th-century reign of Prithvi Raj Chauhan to the present day. It also takes you through Delhi’s history with the mythology of Mahabharata and Indraprastha. It uses cutting-edge projection and laser technology, including 3D in some parts.
“Ishq-e-Dilli” depicts the spirit of Delhi through an energy infused narration of the ten cities of Delhi – the formation and resurrection . Beginning from the reign of Prithvi Raj Chauhan till the history of the city associated with Lodhis, Mughals, Britishers & finally independent India, the show takes you on a journey down the memory lane.
The show goes on daily except for Fridays. It is narrated in both Hindi and English. The timings are as follows. September to October 7.00-8.00 p.m. (Hindi), 8.30-9.30 p.m. (English). November to January 6.00-7.00 p.m. (Hindi) 7.30-8.30 p.m. (English). February to April 7.00-8.00 p.m. (Hindi), 8.30-9.30 p.m. (English). May to August 7.30-8.30 p.m. (Hindi), 9.00-10.00 p.m .
Address: Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Contact: 011 2336 5358
Cost:₹100 for adults and ₹ 50 for kids