Baithak UK is a not for profit company which promotes and celebrates the rich legacy of South Asian arts in the UK. Baithak UK targets young British audiences, offers a forum to discuss and debate new interpretations.

Baithak UK brings the artist and the artistic process up close to the audience. It offers cross-arts events and platforms to discover, discuss and collaborate. 

An electrifying show creating multiple, complex layers with the visual images interacting with live music, poetry and choreography … a highly cosmopolitan audience spanning nationalities, generations and cultures enjoyed the production.
— Confluence Magazine, 2013

Some Achievements & Highlights

  • 10 years of dedicated support and curation of South Asian arts in the UK

  • Over 8 large-scale projects involving casts over 20+ people.

  • Productions touring through UK, Europe & India.

  • Supported by the UK Arts Council, and partnered with Alchemy Festival, Rich Mix, Dartington Tagore Festival, Sampad Birmingham, Asian Music Circuit. 

  • Multiple performances in Queen Elizabeth Hall, RichMix (London), The Lowry (Manchester), MAC (Birmingham), The Sage (Newcastle), ICCR (Kolkata).

  • Collaborations with Javed Akhtar, Sharmila Tagore, Pramita Mallick, Bireshwar Gautam, Gauri Sharma.

Gitanjali, 2012, ICCR Kolkata

Gitanjali, 2012, ICCR Kolkata