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Highlights of Reverie 2015: The annual cultural festival of Gargi College

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Reverie 2015, the annual cultural festival of Gargi College commenced on Wednesday, 11th February. With a host of cultural activities and performances by Kenneth Sebastian, Anushka Manchanda and Kanan Gill, the fest had something for everyone! Take a look at all that happened in Reverie 2015 here!


Day 1: Inauguration, Stage play and Choreo 

Reverie 2015, the annual cultural festival of Gargi College commenced on Wednesday, 11th February.  The inaugural ceremony started at 10 am with Dr. Shashi Tyagi, Principal of Gargi College lighting the lamp. Dr. Tyagi gave the welcome address and spoke of the theme of this year’s fest; Labyrinth of Life.

Later that day, Upstage-the Dramatics Society of Gargi College organised Nivacanna. The event started with Dyal Singh College’s ‘Haath ka aaya shunya’ directed by Akash Hingorani. The last performance by SRCC won them the first prize with Vishnu Sinha from the same college adjudged as the best actor. The award for the best direction went to Ramjas College who were also the runners up. The third prize was bagged by Dyal Singh College.


the choreography competition was conducted by Sparx, the choreography society of Gargi College. Spectrum by Sparx, Gargi College and Live us alone by the Choreography Society of LSR shared the first position while Swadesh Anuraag by Adagio, Kamala Nehru College was the runners up.

Day 2: Indian Classical Solo Dance, Street Play and a performance by Kanan Gill and Kenneth Sebastian

Day 2 of Reverie commenced with Mudra, the Indian Classical Solo Dance Competition organised by Nazaakat, the Indian Dance Society. The event witnessed the main stage being taken over by exceptional classical dancers whose meticulous moves and vibrant expressions won the audience over.

Aabhaas, the Street Play competition organized by Kshitij, the Street Play society saw enthusiastic participation by numerous colleges of Delhi University. Covering numerous themes, every street play highlighted a different situation influencing the society at large.


The surprise element of Reverie 2015, the stand-up comedy performances Kanan Gill and Kenneth Sebastian, saw the crowd of Gargi College going into frenzy just to witness the event. Taking over the stage first, Kanan Gill was welcomed with an uproar of applause.

Furthermore, Kanan welcomed Kenneth Sebastian on stage who’s well-known amongst the younger generation for his stand-up comedy and musical performances. The performance lasted for about an hour and a half and ended on a note of massive appreciation and exuberance on behalf of the students and staff of Gargi College.

Day 3: Western Group Songs and Anushka Manchanda’s performance

The Western Music Society of Gargi College, Euphony conducted a Western Group Song competition on 13th February.

Lady Shri Ram College bagged the first position, followed by St. Stephen’s College. The third prize was shared by Kirori Mal and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies. As the sun reached closer to the horizon, a huge crowd could be seen flocking towards the Main Stage where the star attraction of Reverie 2015, Anushka Manchanda, was scheduled to perform. Punctually, Anushka Manchanda took over the stage as the last streaks of sunlight faded. Beginning with evergreen tunes of Hamma Hamma, she moved on to her all time favourites which included the title song of Dil Chahta hai and the hit 90’s song Ole Ole.

The thumping drum beats of one of the most favourite songs of all Indians, ‘Ishq Tera Tadpaave’ with the added touch of fireworks in the sky proved to be the perfect culmination to the three day event. Reverie 2015 ended on a note of contentment as the collective efforts of all the members involved all through these days paid off well!

Written by- Arushi Pathak, Brij Mohan Pahwa, Shaily Sharma, Sudisha Mishra

Picture Credits: Chirag Sharma, Mugdha, Bharat Mohindru, Shaily Sharma


[email protected]; Studying in Gargi College, a final year B.Com(Hons.) student, she is currently the Associate Editor at DU Beat. She hates being idle and loves flexibility in life. She totally agrees with James A. Michener in his saying: “I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.”

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