Alobo Naga & the Band regales crowd at Jamia

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Alobo Naga & The Band (ANB) from Nagaland regaled the crowd at a cultural event held at the Jamia Millia Islamia here. Their lyrics are mostly based on youth, society and love.

The event, organised by the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, saw huge participation from university students, as well as general youngsters.

The Safdar Hashmi amphitheatre resonated with the sounds of music by the Dimapur-based band Friday evening. Jamia Millia Islamia's band Patronymic kickstarted the evening, and their performance was followed up by a gig by Sikkim-based hip-hop band Urban Inc.

The crowd was upbeat.

"Every year different artists from North East come here to perform. I came here just to watch Alobo Naga & the Band's performance. I follow their music," said Meghna Khanna, who was accompanied by her friends.

A group of girls also the performed Assam's Bihu dance.

Pro-Vice Chancellor S.M. Rashid was the chief guest for the evening, while Surin Pitsuwan, former Secretary General, ASEAN, and P.D. Rai, member of parliament, were also present.

--

Did you know that you can get stories like this on the Yahoo mail app?
Download it here.

Yahoo Cricket

Latest News

  • Ranveer is now calmer, less anxious: Anushka Sharma

    Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who worked with Ranveer Singh in the 2010 film "Band Baaja Baaraat", says he is now a calmer and less anxious person as compared to his earlier days. "When we worked together for 'Band Baaja Baaraat', Ranveer used to be very anxious and hyper on set. …

  • Tabu gets into tough inspector look for 'Drishyam'

    New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) After garnering plaudits for playing a mother in "Haider", versatile actress Tabu will be back on the silver screen with more power in a police officer's avatar in "Drishyam". …

  • Tough job to sell a film, says Vinod Kapri

    Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Vinod Kapri, whose debut feature film "Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho", which he has directed as well as produced, says it's a tough job to sell a movie and get support from big banners. "It's a very tough job to sell a film... to take it to the big production house as well as the audiences," Kapri said. When he approached Fox Star Studios and asked officials there to watch the film, "they organised a screening and film got good response". …

  • 'Chaar Cutting': The shorts could have been more potent (IANS Movie Review, Rating - **1/2)

    Rating: **1/2 Released under the PVR Director's Rare banner, "Chaar Cutting" is a collection of four indie shorts, assembled by Jamuura Talkies in association with Celebstall. "Manila Running", the first short, begins with a hassled tourist Jacques in a taxi looking for an address, a place he is going to for some "unknown personal reason". Shot using a hand-held camera, the camera work is amateurish and the performances are mediocre. …

  • Kangana Ranaut inaugurates first Gap store in India

    New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) American multinational clothing and accessories brand Gap made its way to the Indian market on Saturday with the launch of its first store, inaugurated by actress Kangana Ranaut amidst a huge crowd in a mall here. It has come into the market via a partnership with Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. The brand's spokesperson credited Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for popularising Gap in the country through the 1998 film "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai". Talking about the reason …

  • Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Lists For $100 Million
    Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Lists For $100 Million

    Hollywood’s King of Pop Michael Jackson’s dream house in California is being listed and openly going on the market for above $100 million approx. The 2700-acre property that once had amusement park rides and animals in it, has now been cleared out seeking for potential buyers. Michael Jackson had bought the ranch for an amount of $19.5 million in the year 1987 and continued to live there till 2005. Neverland includes a swimming pool, a barbecue area, basketball and tennis court and a movie …

  • Dharmendra Fit And Discharged From Hospital
    Dharmendra Fit And Discharged From Hospital

    Dharmendra who was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital after he complained of weakness and shoulder pain is all fine and healthy again. Hema Malini the dream girl tweeted on her husband’s health status saying, “Ok! Best news of the day! Dharamji is ok now & back home. Thank God!” The gorgeous actress Hema Malini is all happy and sound after Dharmendra’s discharge. …

  • Here’s Why Kangana Ranaut Is Hurt By Deepika Padukone!
    Here’s Why Kangana Ranaut Is Hurt By Deepika Padukone!

    Bollywood’s Queen Kangana Ranaut is not the type to play word games, we all know that. This is shocking because the way her recently released film Tanu Weds Manu Returns is doing at the Box Office, the actress should be happy and celebrating the success, but instead Kangana Ranaut is hurt. If you remember well, Kangana Ranaut was there for Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who was having a time of her life. …

Loading...