Tran Le | Captain
Just tell me that there's free food and dancing, and I'm there.
Tasneem Islam | Captain
"My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live." -Kanye
Aditi "Deets" Ramachandran
PhD CompSci 2018 | Former Captain
I loveee bhangra, especially the way it combines energy and grace!
Sonia "Sohniye" Taneja
SOM 2019 | Former Captain
I like to pinch people's cheeks, I have bhangra-ed at the Taj Mahal, and if I could only live on only one food, I would pick gol gappe or chocolate.
Priyanka "Yanks" Krishnamurthi
2018 | Webmaster, Former Captain
Nothing makes me happy like dancing, Taco Bell, and code that compiles. And bhangra makes me the happiest!
Philip "Philif" Abraham
2018 | Former Captain
I'm so chi you thought I was bashful. That's why I dance.
Lakshmi "Shmi Shmi" Iyengar
I love bhangra, bruahing, and holding Sreeja's small hands ♥
Sreeja "Sreejamma" Kodali
I laugh easily and everything makes me smile, especially Indian dance, soan papdi, and purple.
I love dance, high energy music and good company! (Bhangra=all three 😉)
I am a New Yorker whose family comes from the land of the five rivers. I devote my free time to youth empowerment and exploring my culture through bhangra.
I love to smile and laugh. Bhangra makes me smile and laugh. Life is so simple and wonderful sometimes.
I'm a jolly fellow. I enjoy food, fun, dance, sleep, and good company.
Now introducing: the newbies!
I like jumping, bhangra and playing volleyball. I also like friends.
I love math but I also dance so that makes me cool right
Just a human. being. I enjoy sports and dancing.
Food is life. Dance is love.
Human Bean (ha ha). Sometimes you have to remind me we aren't in a Bollywood movie so that I don't break into a dance in the middle of the dining hall.
Our fabulous alumni!
Melia "Mels" Bernal
2017 | Former Captain
I didn't choose the Bhangra life. The Bhangra life chose me.
Nishwant "Nishypoo" Swami
2017 | Former Captain
I could spend all day watching Parks and Rec. or playing my french horn. It has happened on more than one occasion.
Shona "Shonstar" Hemmady
2016 | Former Captain
I adore hugs and nomming and people who like to be hugged :3 and I hecka love to dance.
Dipon "Mickey Singh" Ghosh
PhD in Physiology 2017
Dipon is a former secret agent who gave up the spy life for his beloved YJB. He also never sent us his bio so we decided to make it up. Be sure to add him on Facebook!
Zoey "Zoooooeeeey" Peterson
My jugni chaal is #goals.
Jerusalem "Juju" Hadush
Joining YJB was my first exposure to Bhangra--LOVE the music, shoulder bounces, smilesss and YJB's insane nakhra!
Akarsh "Ka$h" Sharma
I get dough and ball hard. Oh and I love bhangra too. lol I'm lost
Payal "P-money" Marathe
I love to dance, eat, and people who will dance and eat with me.
Yaa "Yeet" Ampofo
There are few things that are as amazing as good (bhangra) music, white chocolate and sunshine!
Edward "Stressball" Oo
I ♥ stress
Sabrina "Sabz" Rangi
2015 | Former Captain
I like to bruah out with YJB and occasionally whip out the Indian accent. I'm all about promoting Punjabi culture and love being one of the "PUNJABI GIRLS" on the team!
Sagar "Sagz" Yadama
2015 | Former Captain
I like to dance Bhangra and hang out with Anurag ♥
Nimisha "Nimz" Ganesh
Feed me Chipotle and I'm a happy camper!
Rafi "Raf" Khan
Dude I really like dancing
Anurag "Rage" Deeconda
2014 | Former Captain
Also known as DJ anuRage, he still makes our insanely amazing mixes!
Hannah "Hannu" Mogul-Adlin
I hate the patriarchy.
Reuben "Reubs" Hendler
I can't wait to progress from interpretive dance to some BRRUUUAH!!
Natalia "Natty Ice" Khosla
I've been dancing forever (now with YJB and YaleDancers, and before on Yale's Rhythmic Blue and Kalapriya Bharatanatyam Company) and love YJB's spicey nakhra and mastiyaan!
Scott "Scottiye" Simpson
2013 | Former Captain
Even after 4 years dancing with YJB, he's still a Gora Wala.
School of Management 2014
This may be my 3rd bhangra team, but Bollywood will always be my first love. And ice cream.
Keerthi "Machete" Shetty
Ph.D. Candidate in Immunobiology
Keerthi is double jointed like whoa.
Kathryn "K-what?" Wright
School of Forestry
After 3.5 years of bhangra, the only things Kathryn consistently loves more are manatees and her bicycle.
David "D-Pain" Cruz
I just have a lot of feelings about bhangra.