College life is the most exciting and memorable phase of our lives. It actually doesn’t matter you are in some IIT, IIM or in some mediocre college from Delhi or Mumbai university. These cultural festivals get hold of you in some way or the other. It adds value to a student’s learning experience and brings together the students from across the country promoting knowledge and innovative ideas. Such a unique platform is Saarang. IT Madras’ annual cultural festival- Saarang is a 4-day extravagant festival that boasts of 4 professional shows, rich 50 events, a footfall of 50,000 and promises a million memories to cherish. It is ranked as one of the top festivals of India and is a name to reckon in the south. For 2017, it has gone a notch higher and will showcase some high class performances from top headliners.

Popular night (Shaan): The Open Air Theatre filled to its complete capacity, dancing to the best of Bollywood music and one of the biggest names from Indian cinemas performing here. This Bollywood singer needs no introduction. Having hosted the likes of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal- Shekhar and many more, it only gets better this year with none other than Shaan. Bring out your dance shoes and flaunt your best moves through the night in Shaan live concert at the OAT, IIT Madras.

EDM Night (DJ Marnik): Saarang 2017 presents, the Italian Duo, MARNIK! Headlining this year's EDM night is this duo which has produced tracks with some of the top artists in the EDM world such as Steve Aoki and KSHMR. Their songs have featured in Beatport Top 10 and have 25 Million views on YouTube. Having performed in all the major EDM festivals worldwide including Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival and Sunburn, they are all set to drop their finest beats at the IIT Madras music concert on January 6th, 2017.

Rock Show(Katatonia): Saarang stays loyal to its high standards of rock show with the musical adventurous and Swedish metal band Katatonia. It has previously hosted bands like Opeth and Karnivool. Katatonia has constantly pushed their boundaries and continue to do so in their tenth studio album, The Fall of Hearts, released in the summer of 2016. They are sure to thrill their audience with their experimental music and profound lyrics. So be prepared to be left spellbound as you watch them perform in Saarang Chennai 2017.

So be ready for the most amazing cultural extravaganza New year parties in Chennai and don’t forget to buy your passes from BookMyShow. The after party gets just crazy here. Go, Check it out yourself.

Written By: Archit Chawla