Tiaras, floral crowns, hats and bandanas... the new entrants in commerce department of Hans Raj College were quite a head-turner at the recent freshers’ Party.
A mix of royalty and vagabonds could be spotted as the newbies flaunted their fashionista avatar at the get-together themed as Headgear Parade.
You think the inspo is far-fetched? Not really, “We did a poll to know what the new batch wants to flaunt at the Fresher’s Party,” says Atishay Suri, a II-year student of B Com (Hons).
He adds, “We wanted to try something different. Headgears have been in trend for quite a while now. Costumes waale themes toh sab rakhte hain!”
Peppy numbers such as Dilliwali Girlfriend from Yeh Jawani hai Deewani, Chunari Chunari from Biwi No 1, and Kala Chashma from Baar Baar Dekho made one and all shake a leg.
The excitement on college campus was palpable, right from noon, as some turned up with headgears in an innovative avatar. The head-turners were those who turned up wearing black turbans, bandanas and even keffiyeh, paired with chic casuals. Arshween Kaur Narang, another I-year-student, who donned a turban says, “This was really hard to arrange. I had to ask my dada ji, to especially tie a turban and keep it ready the previous night. But it was all worth the effort since my classmates and seniors loved it.”
Mihika Gulati, B Com (Hons), I-year student, dressed as a Spanish girl. “Everyone was opting for tiaras and floral crowns but I wanted something safe so decided to don a hat and paired it with an LBD, and here I am – a senorita.”
Freshers Eshwar Engu, dressed as a polo player, and Mihika Gulati, turned up as a Spanish woman. (Manoj Verma/HT)
Amidst a lot of naach-gaana, peculiar to any DU party, there was also a tadka of drama as freshers were asked to perform on stage impromptu . “I was asked to enact the ‘Ek Chutki Sindoor ki Keemat...’ dialogue from Om Shanti Om,” says a sporty Harsh Gupta, first year B Com (Hons). He adds, “It was really unexpected and I didn’t even remember the exact dialogue. Jitna yad tha utna hi suna diya mazze-mazze mein.”