IIM Indore’s IRIS, the largest cultural and management fest of Central India, and Ranbhoomi, the annual sports fest of IIM Indore, kicked off in full swing on November 11, 2022, to bring a three-day extravaganza of events, competitions, and performances by brilliant artists. Over 1000 participants were a part of the event on campus, while 60,000 participated in online mode.
After the inauguration on the first day, the enthusiasm and excitement grew further with various flagship events of IRIS, namely Ashwamedha, Drona, Finance League, and Klueless and Ranbhoomi’s events – Cricket, Football and Basketball, and management sports such as Auctions, Business Pitch and Level-Up sports like Chess and Poker.
The much-awaited moment was the Comedy Night with the king of comedy, Samay Raina, wherein he mesmerized everyone with his fantastic wit that had the audience in splits. With massive crowds and cheers, IRIS-Ranbhoomi delivered an epic pro-night show that ended on a high note.
Day 2 was welcomed with the same excitement and vigor. Participants from all over the country brought their best foot forward to present their unique ideas and solutions for premier management events like Chanakya, Ashwamedha, and Gordion Knot.
Milestone did wonders with their CSR activity, interacting with over 100 children in engaging activities. The flagship fashion event, Lavanya, crowned the Campus Prince and Princess, Mr. Sai Teja Nandigram and Ms. Ananya Mankal S from IIM Indore, in an enthralling ramp show that was judged by the very graceful- Ms. Aashita Singh. Lasya, the dance event, saw several participants dancing their hearts out, giving the audience a sight to behold. The Ranbhoomi teams charged on their battles for victory through Day 2 and fought like tigers to seal their spot at the finals. To round off yet another memorable day, participants were invited to wear their dancing shoes for an official DJ Redbull Night and dance the night away. Electrifying music and mind-bending beats cut through the happy, dancing faces and filled the crowd with endless energy.
The final day of IRIS-Ranbhoomi was a fitting way to bring the events to a close. Voice of Indore filled the auditorium with musical tunes, and the flagship event, Neetishashtra, saw record participation and engagement. The sports events saw the crowning of winners, with all teams coming together to exemplify excellent sportsmanship and team spirit. The event that had the participants waiting with bated breath, a stunning powerhouse performance by the Bollywood singer Neeti Mohan swept the crowds off their feet as she closed this three-day bonanza with a mesmerizing performance. People came together to sing her tunes and have a gala time to culminate this year’s edition of IRIS-Ranbhoomi with a bang.