April 22, 2022

AATMATRISHA 2022 Inauguration

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Aatmatrisha is the annual techno-cultural fest of PES University. Aatmatrisha is a wonderful potpourri of the student culture on campus encompassing the cultural, literary, technical, and theatre spectra. The theme of this year's edition is Cinema, with its rich history, vibrance, and exuberance. Aatmatrisha 2022 will be taking place on April 23, 24, with an expected footfall of over 8000 students with unmatched enthusiasm. Aatmatrisha has witnessed exceptional performances by eminent artists like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Amit Trivedi, etc and comedians like Aakash Gupta and Biswa Kalyan Rath. This year will have a magical performance by Bengaluru-based band Pineapple Express and an evening of rib-tickling laughter by Nishant Suri.

In line with the Cinema theme, Aatmatrisha 2022 was inaugurated by Shri. Prakash Belawadi, a National Award Winner and a famous and beloved actor and director from the Indian film industry, and Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University and Founder, PES Institutions, Ex-Advisor, Educational Reforms, Government of Karnataka with the Guest of Honour, Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University. Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University, and Dr.V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs also graced the event.

This cinematically vibrant and auspicious evening was kickstarted by the event Mise en scène a cinematic anatomization of 9 movies and 3 TV Shows. Shri. Prakash Belawadi, the maestro himself, conducted a cinematic masterclass and emphasized the importance of an engineering perspective in the field of cinema, along with budding Kannada film star, Darshan Krishna, a student of PES University.

Dr. M R Doreswamy in his address during the inauguration expressed his happiness at the celebrated revival of Aatmatrisha’22 after a break of 2 years due to the pandemic. He was glad to see the students celebrating our country’s rich history, culture, and heritage through various art forms including literature, music, dance, etc. The Chancellor expressed his pride for the Indian nation and civilization in all its glory, right from sharing ground-breaking innovations to imparting eternal values! Dr. MR Doreswamy said that he is looking forward to the spirit of celebration and festivity in the coming days and also encouraged students to carry the same enthusiasm and tenacity in all their endeavors in the future.

The inauguration was followed by an enthralling play Shuddhage performed by the troupe, Vijayanagara Bimba. Vijayanagara Bimba is an eminent Bangalore-based theatre group with a career spanning 2 decades with over 15 major productions.