Aligarh, December 15: Students of the STS School, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) enthralled the audience with melodious songs, comedy acts, plays and drama performances during the School’s Annual Function.
AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Tabassum Shahab attended the function as the chief- guest, while Prof Asfar Ali Khan (Director, AMU Schools and OSD to the Vice Chancellor) was the guest-of-honour.
While applauding the performances of students, the Pro-Vice Chancellor said that the talents of students will be honed by more such performances. He added that STS School students are making the University proud.
Prof Asfar Ali Khan extended heartiest congratulations to students for the amazing performances and urged them to conduct more cultural programmes.
Mr Faisal Nafis (Principal, STS School) said STS School students have been bringing accolades to the university with their participations in state and national level sports, academic and cultural events. “The school administration stands proud on the achievements of our students,” added Mr Nafis.
Prof Abid Ali (Assistant Director, AMU Schools) was also present on the occasion.
The show began with comedy, in which students performed a comic interview leaving the audience with chuckles and laughter.
Another major highlight of the function was the English play, Melon City in which the student actors showcased a good-natured blend of dialogue delivery and expressions. The play was based on based on Vikram Seth’s poem.
The Urdu drama performance left everyone spellbound with the historical connotations about life in the city of Nawabs. In another Urdu play, poets of bygone era were brought to life and their quirky, simple and opinionated characters were perfectly performed. Students also performed Punjabi Bhangra and spiritual Qawwalis.
In the final show, audience were left charmed with a ultra-violet light performance, ‘From Darkness unto Light’, showing the victory of good over evil. This was the first of its kind performance in AMU.
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