The Merchant of Venice is a universal tale showcasing human propensity for love and hatred, generosity and greed, forgiveness or the lack of it.
The Siddhus of Upper Juhu deals with economic meltdown, urban angst, the madness of a consumer society in which people feel they can't live without a musical whisky-pourer and a city that is itself on the brink of a nervous collapse. But not without rib-tickling laughter and insight!
In the small town of Rasoli, Heli loves the young Bharatram, and when she cures his uncle, the merchant prince, of tuberculosis, she claims Bharatram as her reward. But her brand new husband, flying from Heli to Rangoon, attaches two obstructive conditions to their marriage - conditions he is sure will never be met.
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate with the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, Sherlock Holmes is summoned from Baker Street, with Dr. Watson in tow, to unravel the mysteries surrounding his death, and investigate the ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles.
An attempt to address a playground squabble between two boys in a civilised manner ends up being an evening of lost tempers, chaos, and squabbles between their parents.