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Posted: March 30, 2011 by Gaurav Prakash in AZAAN!
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The Library Auditorium didnt know what was coming to it this night with Azaan (An NGO started by first year students of MIT)
Performances from Zehen and ADA was lined up!

The show was set to start at 6:30 but eventually it got pushed to 7 ish. It was awesome to see so many people outside ready to burst in and watch what AZAAN had to offer this evening. The Library Auditorium quickly filled up with people ready for action! The AZAAN and Manipal The Talk.Net (MTT)’s crew had everything ready and set when people came in , they were streamlined to their respective seats and there was no complaints!

The show started off with a short description about what AZAAN is , what it does and who are involved in it. After this everyone got a clear idea about our objectives and what we have in mind with our future plans.

The first performance was from AZAAN itself called The Drowned Man! It was amazing performance with some brilliant sound effects from the cast. What made this so special was that it was completely produced, made and executed from the AZAAN team. The roles were played with absolute brilliance and humor was well defined too!



After this performance it was time to get in the guys from Show Stoppers a series of some awesome moves and mind blowing music was showcased by the team and yet again they showed their worth and the audience was rocking with them. Mixed with bangra and western together it was something really to look out for! The crowd was swinging to their brilliant moves and stunning mix of music!

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Now it was time to move on to another play from AZAAN. This was called The arrangement ( I hope I got this right this time – Kautav is so gonna kill me if I didnt!) It was an awesome play by AZAAN where a father shows his son how to’grow’ up in life! Comic exchanges between the father and the kid was something that really epic! The prostitute (if I may call her) was a fine lady who was an expert in this field was supposed to help the father with the act of having his son ‘grow-up’ in life.

At one point she dropped her mirror and it looked all part of play until she came back stage asking me if it looked out of place that she dropped it – well until she didnt tell me that I thought its a part of the play! On asking why she dropped it she said she could not resists two hot men on stage (thats what she said!)


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Next up was ADA with their absolutely brilliant performance of the old retro life that used to be…two brothers meeting in that typical old fashioned way with the retro style mom and dad. Everything was so good that we actually thought we’ve come back to the retro era – again! The crowd was laughing and screaming their lungs out cheering for them! Everybody absolutely enjoyed the performance and the response from the crowd was absolutely amazing! Its worth to put all of this in words – its way more than that!

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Now after a quick 5 min break it was time for ZEHEN to show thier jalwa!

After a thrilling sound check ZEHEN had the crowed lined up against the stage and rocking to their beats and cheering for them! Absolutely amazing performance like Ajnabi , Laila had the crowd wanting for more more and more!

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They did and awesome job!


I’d like to thank the MTT crew ( Abhinav , Deepankar , Deep , Srinath , Deeksha , Anirudh , Pavneet , Pramod , Ashwini , Aseem) for making it possible!

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