INCEPTION is a day filled with some exceptional musical performances, thumping dance acts, creative stage plays & scintillating fashion show complemented with lip-smacking food festival for all foodies. Through this annual event GIM aims to unite the musical minds belonging to different cultures, languages & states of our country & create wondrous music together.
Started in 2011 as a musical evening, Inception has taken giant strides to become the annual cultural festival of GIM.
Over these 4 years of its existence INCEPTION has witnessed some of India’s most popular musicians playing exclusively for the students & faculty. The star performers include Dill Vineet, Manmohan Raj, Welsey Aaron, Mohd. Arif Ali, Chaitanya, Ravindra Chary, Satyajit Talwalkar, Sangeet Haldipur, Gino Banks, Sheldon D’Silva & Anusha Mani.
The afternoon begins with stage plays, followed by the dance performances & fashion show. In between various performances, a lot of hidden talent gets unearthed to surprise, please & enthral the audience. The stand-up comedians make short appearances all through the afternoon & get people falling off their seats with their impersonations & humorous anecdotes.
As the sun sets & the evening begins students of top Indian B-Schools display their musical prowess which is judged by the members of the star band. As the evening progresses, it becomes difficult to ascertain who is more absorbed in the music – the audience or the artists. Inception goes on well past midnight & the audience becomes reluctant for the show to end. Amidst deafening chants of Once More, the artists of the star band finally take a bow.
It’s a delight to see faculty & students sitting together at the amphitheatre with their friends & family. INCEPTION provides a rare opportunity for them to have an informal interaction together, something that is not visible usually amidst their respective busy schedules & the classroom set-up. Right outside the venue is present a plethora of food stalls selling all kinds of cuisines imaginable to any Indian complemented by their favourite drinks.
Not just the performers the audience too gets an equal opportunity to win prizes, goodies & gift vouchers. The show leaves all the students with memories of their lifetimes & planning for an even bigger & better INCEPTION begins from the next day onwards.
Standing (L to R): Sreerag Namboodiri, Siddharth Bhutra, Anirudh Munj
Seating (L to R): Manasi Mantri, Eliath Fernandes, Rukma Prabhudesai