Kamala Nehru College

LSR wins the western music competition; KK draws the curtains to Ullas’15

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Day 2 of exuberance at Ullas ’15 in Kamala Nehru College saw pulsating music and impeccable dance moves overtaking the college auditorium. As “Ol’ That Jazz”, the western dance competition organized by Enigma, the western dance society of KNC; began taking its course, the fervor amidst spectators could be seen reaching new heights. With this, the popular tunes of ‘Anaconda’ and ‘Titanium’ energized the audience and participants alike which was evident from the zeal infused in the atmosphere.

The event was judged by Ms. Bhavini Misra and Mr. Amit Kumar who were heard looking for the “innovation in technique along with co-ordination and clarity in the performance.”

“The crowd was truly amazing with such fantastic energy! It infuses us with more enthusiasm- we can feel the vibes while performing on the stage. We believe that the stage is our playground and we give our best and just enjoy while performing.”, said Rishabh Negi, Vanssh Narula and Sachin Kaushik of Maharaja Agrasen College of Technology.

Mata Sundari College won the event followed by Sri Venkateshwara College and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce at the second and third position respectively.

The event was followed by a performance by the college band ‘The Rumoured Project’ which certainly increased the mirth in the atmosphere. Crossfire, the English Debating Society organised the Annual Heidi Memorial Debate which saw the participants debating on whether the state should construct false historical narratives that promote social cohesion. Pallavi Khare and Nishtha Gupta of Kamala Nehru College were declared the winners along with Surabhi Dutt winning the ‘Best Speaker’ title and Taniya Goel bagging the ‘Best Interjector’ title.

Zephyr, the western music society of KNC organised ‘Rhythm & Blues’, the western music competition. Melodious voices with the added effect of beat boxing manage to enrapture both critics and spectators. The jury comprised of Mr. Anmol Rai, Mr. Samson Ezekiel and Mr. Abhishek Thapa.

“Apart from some problem with the sound system in the beginning, the whole performance went smooth. Our expectations were met and we have come back with a good feeling about it! Though all colleges are, undoubtedly, giving a good competition.”, said the president of the music society of Kirori Mal College Prabhtoj along with his teammates Prakriti, Somya and Shalini.

The winner in the group category was Lady Shri Ram College followed by Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Sri Venkateshwara College at the second position and Kirori Mal College at the third. Hanita from SSCBS was declared first in the solo category followed by Shivish from Hindu College and Kunal from Kirori Mal College at the second and third position. The first position in the duet category was bagged by SSCBS; Jesus and Mary College was declared second while Sri Aurobindo College was at the third position.

As promised, K.K., the star performer at Ullas ’15 took the stage timely at 4 p.m. The crowd went hysterical as the Bollywood singer dedicated his performance to friendship and love, beginning with ‘Yaaron dosti badi hi haseen hai’. In no time, his super-hits like ‘Tune Maari Entriyaan’, ‘India Waale’ and ‘Zara Si’ managed to win all hearts. Needless to say, it was the perfect culmination to all the frivolous festivities that had taken over the college over the past couple of days. Happy faces could be seen flocking across the college ground as K.K. finally left with his famous hit ‘It’s the time to disco’.

Arushi Pathak is a (over-enthusiastic) senior pursuing Economics Honours from DU. The Associate Editor at DU Beat, she is an avid debater and can’t refrain from expressing her opinion over everything. Somehow obsessed with New York City (and all sitcoms set in NYC), she day-dreams to live there soon. She is a die-hard Grey’s Anatomy fan and can’t have enough of tragedy-themed novels. She believes that she has got the best of both worlds-Economics and Journalism. Always ready for a pep-talk or a life-changing discussion equally readily, she can be contacted at [email protected].

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