IIT Alumni Council announces results of Theme Music Video Competition

New Delhi: To further foster the collaborative spirit amongst the IIT
community, the IIT Alumni Council had organized a “Theme Music Video Competition”
across IITs for students, faculty and alumni. In this competition, teams/ individuals had
to prepare and submit a music video of the given theme song (refer Annexure 2 and 3).
In addition to awards, the winners will also be offered the unique opportunity to collaborate
and create the official video for the IIT Alumni Council showcasing students, faculty, alumni
and campuses of all 23 IITs.
The lyrics of the theme song have been written in Hindi by Ravi Sharma, an IIT Alumnus
with a keen interest in poetry and translated in English by Sandhya Prakash.
The competition categories were:
– Faculty members
– Students
– Alumni
The entries were judged by an eminent panel of musicians and industry professionals.
The videos of the winning teams are annexed herewith.
Contact: Media Team
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IIT ALUMNI COUNCIL
THEME MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION RESULTS PAGE 2
Jury
The Jury for the competition was:
Amit Khanna
Chairperson of the Jury
Producer, director, writer, lyricist, Ex vice chair Reliance Entertainment
Roop & Sunali Rathod
Singers
They were the first entertainers to be associated with the NSCI Dome facility
Rahul Ram
Indian Ocean band
IITK Alumnus and Role model for many budding musicians at the IITs.
Winners
The winners of the competition in the three categories are:
Students: Malang music club of IIT Jammu
Composition & main vocal
by Nayanam
Orion Music Club of IIT Goa
Composition & main vocal
by Srijib Banerjee
Faculty Winner is:
Dr SK Samanta
from IIT Patna
Runners up are:
Dr Suchismita Roy & Dr Ankit Kathuria
from IIT Jammu
Alumni Winner is:
Pankaj Gupta
from IIT Roorkee 1984 batch
IIT ALUMNI COUNCIL
THEME MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION RESULTS PAGE 3
Winning Entry Videos
IIT Jammu Students


IIT Goa Students


IIT Jammu Faculty


IIT Patna Faculty


IIT Roorkee Alumni


Professional Version
In order to serve as a reference point for the participants in the competition and in order to
serve as encouragement to the amateur artists;, Chetna a non-profit foundation run by IIT
Alumni sponsored the production version of the theme song executed by professional
musicians and other eminent personalities from the Indian music and film industry. These
included Padma Shri’s – Hema Malini, Anup Jalota and Shoma Ghosh – as well as other
professionals including Madhushri, Rekha Bharadwaj, Sanjeevni Bhelande, Disha Mudda,
Kalanidhi Vivek Prakash, Leena Bose, Kalashri Roli Prakash, Lyricist Ravi Sharma and a
host of Bollywood actors.

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