‘The periphery refers to the circle of life, where each one has its major role that brings out an unending euphoria’. Nukkad Natak is not just a word, it is an emotion for thousands of students who worship this art form as divine is worshiped by humans.
Nukkad Natak or street play, as the name implies presentation or acts in an open area in mostly large groups. Anyone can watch it free of cost and is mainly designed for common people. But Nukkad Natak is much more than a mere definition.
Nukkad Natak contains a strong message for the community that aims to make people open minds and help them to grow socially and morally as well.
When talking about Nukkad Natak, it would be unfair not to talk about Delhi. The capital of the nation is also an adobe of street play events. No wonder why it is popular in Delhi. The chief credit for the success of Nukkad Natak is Delhi College Theatre Circuit. DCTC with its members works for giving memorable plays that last long in everyone’s heart.
You must have seen a bunch of similar kurtas with instruments and somewhat mysterious looking props in metros asking staff officers to carry odd things inside. When an individual joins the aura of Nukkad Natak in Delhi University, the series of craziness and puns automatically chases them.
ARE AAIYE AAIYE, NATAK DEKHIYE: NUKKAD NATAK IN DELHI UNIVERSITY
“Are aaiye, Natak dekhiye” on the beats of djembe, with cheerful faces and claps, nukkadwale invites you all to enjoy with them. Being a proud part of a street play society, I can tell you we are insane for what we do and this invents infinite crazy moments remembered a lifetime. Our world, perfect amalgamation of discipline and craziness. So, let me introduce you to some of the crazy moments of Nukkad Natak in DU.
- Volume Exercise: As soon as I joined daily practice sessions, volume exercise was something very interesting. ‘pet se saas lo guys’, and I wondered how could you! Isn’t it crazy we get to know that ‘hmari breathing sahi nhi hai, one thing doing since childhood that to wrong! But yes, they were right, we need good practice for volume enhancement, the thumb rule for Nukkad Natak in Delhi University.
- Learning society call song: One of the craziest parts for every teammate is performing society’s call song accurately as it has the dignity of society. Understanding the song with the beats perfectly synced with energy matters the most. After all, you have attracted the audience and make Nukkad Natak in Delhi University appealing.
- Making the play: That’s the most insane cum productive work I have ever done since childhood. It requires a huge brainstorming with physical drainage. The most challenging part of Nukkad Natak in Delhi university. But when you come out with flying colors, the insanity is all worth it.
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MORNING PERFORMANCE IN NUKKAD NATAK IN DELHI UNIVERSITY
Our team had the first slot at around 8.30 am. As it was far, it took me a full 1 hour to reach and I thought no other would be energetic enough in so early winter morning. Surprise (more than shock), the performing area was full power-packed. Everyone’s team was cheerful and that’s the craziness level of Nukkad Natak.
FEST SEASON OF NUKKAD NATAK IN DELHI UNIVERSITY
Nukkad Natak in Delhi University’s fest season is beyond any benchmark of absolute craziness. One can travel every corner of the city. From red line to blue line via yellow line for pink line, everything can happen when you are in midst of fest season. Performing back-to-back in separate nooks. But this gives rise to craziness which every Nukkad Natak troop in Delhi University proudly adorns.
Have you ever watched or been a part of a jamming session of Nukkad Natak in Delhi University? Dafli, djembe, guitar, dholak, xylophone, manjira, harmonium, clap box all unite in beautiful harmonies of Nukkad songs that make you go mad. Every individual needs that kind of vibe in their life for sure!
FEST PREPARATIONS OF NUKKAD NATAK TEAMS
Every Nukkad Natak team in Delhi University conducts its fest in a different yet traditional way. You have to have an insane mind and body to put up a great fest. From top to bottom, every member works all long for fest. And the after-party scene is beyond any craziness.
MOOD INDIGO- WORLD CUP OF NUKKAD NATAK
Mood Indigo, the annual fest of IIT Bombay, is the world cup of Nukkad Natak. It gives the start of the fest season of Nukkad Natak in Delhi University. The craze to go Bombay with the team, meeting new people, having great fun, exploring the life of Bombay, the list seems to be quite long. Nukkad Natak in Delhi University, without Mood-I madness, is rather empty.
BALANCING STUDY AND MARKING ECA
Yar tum street plays wale padhte kab ho? Question of a non-society member. The struggle is real when we go to mark your eca slip despite less than 33% attendance, when we give internal with zero preparations. The heap of pending assignments having no idea what to do! Still wanting to opt for Nukkad Natak in Delhi University for upcoming years, what will you call it craziness? Yes, we are crazy about it and we love our Nukkad Natak!
Nukkad Natak in Delhi University is like a roller coaster ride, with sudden ups and downs. With a handful of craziness, Nukkad Natak’s sacred periphery is considered a happy place to us. Enjoy the hustle, and the experience will make you a better person. That’s the essence of Nukkad.
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