Six Reasons Why You Must Not Miss PECFest – Retro Ek Safarnama

North India’s biggest college fest, and Chandigarh’s most anticipated annual event is back with a bang! PECFest- Retro Ek Safarnama is all set to extinguish those pandemic blues from Friday, 9th April to Sunday, 11th April. With a funky 90’s retro theme this year, gear up for a weekend full of techno-cultural competitions, webinars, and gigs, from a virtual campus, right from the convenience of your home!

Known for the most exhilarating star nights, concerts, gigs, and DJ nights, PECfest 2021 has a star-studded line up in store for everyone this year.


The most prominent names of India’s stand-up comedy scene are all set to light of your evenings — Chandigarh’s favourite Abhishek Upmanyu, the man whose prompt humour tends to leave his audience in hysterics; Rahul Dua, one of Comicstaan’s most sensational comedians who is all set to leave the audience splitting their sides with laughter; lastly, one of the most popular comedians around, an absolute banger and a gem of a person, Zakir Khan, will ensure visitors have the best virtual experience possible! But guess what?! It doesn’t end here!


Yahya Bootwala

Poetry enthusiasts are in for a wholesome journey that will leave you awestruck with emotions, hope and a fresh perspective as Yahya Bootwala breathes life into words with his beautifully articulated lines and shayars.

From the Silver screen

This year, we bring the silver-screens to your screens; Get ready to be bewitched by those dreamy eyes that turned the sky pink as Rohit Suresh Saraf joins us. And further, we’ve got the most cheerful Gagan Arora hoping in on the PECFest bandwagon for a delightful conversation.


Music has been a vital part of our pandemic routines, and there is no better way to level it up this weekend, for PECFest 2021 is bringing the most eminent stars of the music industry to us! 

Punjab’s very own, Anuv Jain, known for tugging heartstrings with his songs, will be enchanting us with his charming voice. From Baarishein to Maula to OCEAN, his melodic vibe and masterful skills are not to be missed. PECFest- Retro Ek Safarnama already lives up to its tagline, for the excitement shall only grow exponentially this weekend. A singer-songwriter, a lyricist and composer popularly known for his music that feels like a comforting hug on a bad day, Ankur Tewari is all set to ensure a wholesome evening that will definitely leave you awestruck!

Plethora of Quizzes and Contests

A rollercoaster ride of exhilaration that will only go up, Day 1 begins with quirky events like the IPL Auction, Netagiri, the Songs quiz, and Wordict at 10 AM. The first half of the day will have a Stand up Competition, General Quiz, Bazm-e-shaayri. The Weebathon is an event that all Anime fans should definitely look forward to! 

PEC Talks

In parallel to these events, we have one of PECFest’ flagship events: PEC Talks. Eminent speakers from various walks of life with extraordinary backgrounds, innovative ideas and towering achievements share their experiences and challenges with us. We have our favorite public speaker and author Ex-IAS Vivek Atray, bestselling author Khushwant Singh, the founder of Jugnoo and Jungleworks – Samar Singla, eminent columnist and author – Aditya Iyer, renowned Author and screenwriter- Sumrit Shahi, Forbes 30U30 entrepreneur -Yuvraj Tomar and Neha Jain- SDE at Facebook with experience in Microsoft and yahoo.

The star performances will commence in the evening with Yahya Bootwala ready to beguile all of us from 3 PM onwards and later on, Rahul Dua on the stage to trap the audience in fits of laughter. To mark an end to this eventful day, let your imagination run wild as we rave to an EDM night with retro groovy music, streamed to our own rooms.

With less than a few hours left, PECFest- Retro Ek Safarnama is an event we’re all definitely looking forward to.

Register now at so that you don’t miss out on any of the fun.

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