How's my Luck now?

Reflections, views and descriptions during my stay at IIM Lucknow from July 2004 to March 2006

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Thursday, August 26, 2004

3.4

This is the name of the music group here. Why such a name? When you come towards IIM from the city on Sitapur road, you will notice a big overhead kilometre-indicator, from where you have to turn left off Sitapur road to reach IIM. That sign says - 'IIM - 3.4', so the institute is 3.4 kilometres off Sitapur road. And the music group somehow found this figure appealing.

So the group had organized a musical show yesterday night in the auditorium (which bears the convoluted name 'Samanjasya'). It was a mix of western and Indian music, but the common thread that ran through all the performances was that of mediocrity. While I myself have zero talent in this field, my criticism is relative - compared to the genuine musical talent we had at KREC, there's hardly any here. There are some good instrumentalists and a couple of trained singers, but other than that, there is a severe dearth of vocal talent.

The group sang only one old song and for once, I hoped they hadn't sung it. The song was 'churaa liyaa hai tumne jo dil ko' from 'Yaadon ki Baaraat'. There was no spirit in either the male or the female singer, making the song a damp squib.

This morning people were saying that things improved quite a bit after we left. But then, that's Murphy's Law as applied to concerts and other such programmes: 'The best performances happen only after you have left'.

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