Holi 2012


A sample of the songs played by the Hindu Student Organization at Holi 2012. The first 
seven are Bollywood songs directly related to the celebration of Holi.

Original full-size panorama by Katie McNeirney.
Want to know a few reasons why Columbia University does its Spring Fling right? We don’t call it a “Spring Fling,” and we start off our drunken revelry by throwing 1,500 pounds of colored powder on each other.
This year’s Holi celebration, organized by the Hindu Student Organization, kicked off Bacchanal weekend and Spring with a multicolored and multi-cultural mob gathered on Pupin Plaza. The crowd waited in anticipation until the go-ahead from the event organizers after which the entire plaza became covered by a thick cloud of excitement, communal bonding, and the innocent pleasure from getting really, really dirty.

Playlist (courtesy of HSO)

Kate Scarsbrough

1. Sirius – The Alan Parsons Project
2. Holi Re – from the movie Mangal Pandey
3. Rang Barse – from the movie Silsila
4. Holi Ke Din – from the movie Sholay
5. Holi Khlele Raghuveera – from the movie Baghban
6. Holi Aayi Re Kanhai – from the movie Mother India
7. Do Me a Favor Let’s Play Holi – from the movie Waqt
8. Deewangi (Rainbow Mix) – from the movie Om Shanti Om
9. Vanjara’s Anthem (bhangra mixed with Party Rock Anthem) – 2 NyCe
10. Chammak Challo (custom remix) – Akon ft. Sanjoy Deb
11. Ooh La La (Dhol Mix) – from the movie Dirty Picture
12. Kolaveri Di (Tigerstyle UK Mix) – DJ Tigerstyle
13. Chikni Chameli – from the movie Agneepath
14. Lakh Lakh – from the movie Kambakkht Ishq
15. Dard-e-Disco (remix) – from the movie Om Shanti Om
16. Ainvayi Ainvayi (remix) – from the movie Band Baaja Baraat

Katie McNeirney
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