Extra-mural activities are essential part of education as they contribute to the development of a holistic personality of the learners. We, at the DAV Jalandhar, have always recognised the significance and role of Extra Mural Activities.
Many an artist of national and international repute owe their initial grooming to the department of EMA during their stay here. The prominent artists picked, groomed and presented include Padam Bhushan Jagjit Singh, the Ghazal maestro; Padam Shri Hans Raj Hans; Sukhwinder Singh, the bollywood playback signer; Tejwant Kittu, the music director, Adarsh Gautam, the top dubbing artist in Film and TV Industry in Mumbai, Suraj Thapar, The TV star, Saurabh Kapoor; producer at Headlines Today etc.
Besides these outstanding performers there are a host of others whose association with the EMA department has led them to make their careers in the field of editing, sound recording, event management, dubbing, direction, set-designing, choreography and so on. Amit Prasher has successfully directed his first Punjabi film Tu Mera 22, Mai Tera 22 recently.
In January 2013, a college artist Diljaan made to it the Runners-up position in a hugely popular reality music show “Surkshetra” on Colors and Sahara Channels. All the judges of the show namely Asha Bhonsle, Abida Praveen, Ghulam Ali, Roona Laila were highly impressed by this young boy’s range and purity of singing. We at the EMA Department are justly proud of him and wish him a resplendent future.