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This is Dhadkan.

Best Music Video Bollyshake
Organization of the year UCSB
Students with Drive 

Nachle Deewane

Nachle Deewane, Santa Barbara's premier Bollywood fusion & Bhangra competition is back for its 11th year! We're excited to showcase performances from eight of the best collegiate teams as well as two UCSB exhibition teams, each with with own styles and stories. We'll be raising money for our charity partner Hand in Hand USA to empower rural communities  through holistic programs that increase access to healthcare and education.


Dhadkan's Goals

Dhadkan, the Hindi word for ‘heartbeat,’ is an organization that fosters South Asian collaboration while bringing people of various backgrounds together to accomplish projects relating to social change and entertainment. Through various means of creativity, the Dhadkan Executive Board strives to create a competition experience that is unparalleled. Hosted in one of the most beautiful vacation spots, only a few blocks away from the beach, Nachle Deewane is a one-of-a-kind show. With the potential to reach out to an anticipated audience of nearly 1,500 people, ranging from students and faculty to community members, our vision is to strive for a greater appreciation of South Asian culture while acting as an instrument of social change.

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