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HOUSENIGHTS

HOUSENIGHTS

The most awaited and extremely power packed with action, emotion and drama Inter House Nights got under way with much anticipated enthusiasm, passion and verve. This three-day long event witnessed some of the most spectacular performances by the houses. The venue…the epic Amphitheatre added to the charm of the occasion.

Day 1

It was English play and Group song night. All three houses MH, DRH and PH students showcased their best of the talents by enacting the famous writer William Shakespeare’s one of the best writings.  

The MH house gave a musical start to this amusing affair with the house song ‘We are Mohindrians’ sung by the choir. After that, the very talented actors from MH showed their acting skills while portraying different characters from the famous novel ‘Hamlet’.

The DRH house choir rendered their group song ‘count on me’ mellifluously to mark their presence in the show. The acting talent was showcased on the newly scripted version of ‘The Merchant of Venice’. These students possess an amazing talent indeed.

The performance of PH house was fully energy packed when they sang a foot tapping number ‘Shape of You’ by Cheap Thrills. They staged a beautiful play ‘Starry Nights’ with a modern twist in the characters and the content.

Day 2

यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति भारत अभ्युत्थानमधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजाम्यहम्॥

Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion—at that time I descend Myself….

This famous verse along with many other from Mahabharata reverberated in the Amphitheatre during the Interhouse Nights Hindi Plays. The day witnessed all the scintillating Hindi plays dedicated to the theme Mahabharata.

The evening started with the group song ‘The best, the best is DRH’ by the DRH house choir. This was followed by a wonderful play ‘Bhishma Pratigya’, based on the terrible oath of lifelong celibacy taken by Devarata. The venue came alive with the powerful performances of actors depicting the scene of Kurukshetra war.

The MH house students gained applause when they staged a play ‘Suryaputra Karan’. They amazed the audience with their impeccable acting skills. The actors depicted Karan’s dilemma before the Lord Indra in disguise and giving away all his armours. Their scintillating performances showed that how much Karan valued morale and integrity.

The PH students presented the concluding act of Mahabharata in the play named ‘Ashvathama’ Andha Yug. They rendered the act when Lord Krishna cursed the son of Dronacharya and enraged Gandhari cursed Krishna.

The solo dance performances and songs were other highlights of the evening.

Day 3

THE HOUSENIGHTS CULMINATED WITH A POWER PACKED SHOW…..

Fully packed venue was charged with cheerfulness, excitement, euphoria and thrill. The stage was set ablaze with some extraordinary and wonderful cultural dance performances.

The participants from all the houses showed a colourful cultural bonanza. Since, it was a cultural dance night, there was plethora of cultural dances performances. The PH house students gave a melodious start to the evening by presenting their house song. The solo Kathak and Bharatanatyam performers mesmerised everyone with their unique style. The Lavani, Ghoomar and Garbha group dances were the feast for the eyes.

The heart thumping Bhangra performances by all the houses whipped up the excitement among the audience. During all three days of Housenights…Everyone had a whale of a time indeed. The memories of these gala evenings will linger in our hearts for a long time….

All the plays were prepared and enacted on the basis of the guidelines provided by the IPSC