On our 5th anniversary, we travelled to Alleppy for a day of hectic activity. Snooker, swimming, dancing, cycling, cricket, gossip, eating and even sleeping were all part of the day, not to mention loads of laughter! Do check out the action. And click on each photo below to read the captions.
(Photo credits: Simiraj, Nashiya & Arun)
The party begins on the bus to Punnamada Resorts, Alapuzha! Here, Mukund tries a new motivating technique to get Vinod to dance!
Kerala, being the home of many dance forms like Kathakali etc., finds some practitioners at Suyati!
How are the guys’ dance moves?
Girls win the antakshari – not on the basis of their expressions though!
After the bus ride, the top tech management sits on top of the boat to Punnamada Resorts.. Just in case the boat goes down!
We always knew Manmohan was ahead of his time. Here, he discusses the Malaysian plane disappearance a few weeks before it actually happened!!
Mukund has the same expression he has when he listens to new ideas from the marketing team!
The lungi dance master!
Vincent more worried about the effect of the lungi falling off than winning the point!
MheheVP – Everybody wants to meet the MVP!
Revathi explains why ‘rest’ is the best form of recreation!
Test Driven Development – Test Engineer Josey tests the ball before the game begins!
Dama thanks the almighty for the first fish he has ever caught, after decades of trying!
Waiting for someone to get the ball back!
Hema regaling the audience
Revathi talks about the many funny moments over 5-years at Suyati – here she’s talking about the all the food eaten together!
Compere asks Muktha to talk about her boss. She says he blackmails her with a threatening ‘APPRAISAL!’ every time he loads her with work!
Her boss, Anoop, acts amused!
The compere sidesteps the same question about his boss with a ‘No comments’, leaving the audience to imagine the torture he must be facing every day!
Some of the ‘Wanted’ members of Suyati!
Rashmi and Jeena rock the stage
Poovalan (translated as ‘Flower waving ladeees man’) Maneesh gets into action
Then all the Suyatians get into action on the stage, including our husband and wife party team – Director, Revathi, and CEO Mukund ..
And our Program Director UK, who lights up the dance floor with the cycle pump move!
Which the entire audience loves!
Kishor felicitates Gigi on completeing 3 years at Suyati.. Incidentally, Gigi also held the most interviews last year – 60!
The winners of the Young Turk Awards – ‘for going above and beyond!’
And the top honour of the day – Deepak, our MVP.