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Alliance Française de Bombay brings to you, a unique literary investigation game — The Kala Ghoda Mystery, happening for the first time in Mumbai!

The lucky winner who solves the mystery will win TWO TICKETS TO PARIS!

An event organised in association with Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest and the French Institute in India, the game will take the audience through narrow streets of Mumbai’s Art District — Kala Ghoda, to solve the theft of the blue sapphire. This urban trail will require the participants’ entire attention to gather clues hidden on their way and uncover the truth behind this crime. 

Created by writer Kalpana Swaminathan, the mystery is based on the great investigation organized every year at Quais du Polar festival in Lyon (France).


Date & Time: 13th November 2022 | 10 am onwards
Venue: Alliance Française de Bombay (Churchgate Centre)

Steps for the game:

  1. Register to confirm your participation.
  2. Pick up your booklet at Alliance Française de Bombay (Churchgate Centre) on Sunday, 13th November, anytime between 10am to 2pm.
  3. Follow the steps in the booklet and find clues at each pitstop.
  4. Solve the enigma of Kala ghoda and deposit your answer sheet at the final stop – Kitab Khana before 4pm.
  5. Join us for the closing ceremony to announce the lucky winner at the NCPA (Godrej Theatre) at 6pm.

All crime and detective fiction fanatics out there, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to prove your investigative skills and stand a chance to go to France!

For more information, send us an email at [email protected]