The Roundtable

Meet the IU students that make it all happen.

Get to know the team that works year around to create the best dance competition at Indiana University.

Directors

Pareel Shah

Pareel Shah

Hello I'm Pareel Shah! I am from Plainsboro, New Jersey: home of the second largest Indian population following India itself. I left New Jersey to run from the Indians yet somehow I made it on this website... On a more serious note, I'm studying business finance here at IU and look forward to serving as your Director and am extremely passionate about Raas Royalty! See you soon!

Sabrina Gowda

Sabrina Gowda

Hi, I am Sabrina Gowda. I am a senior studying Environmental Management and Public Financial Management through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. I spend most of my time playing boardgames and watching It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. I am very excited to work with the rest of board in making this year's Raas Royalty competition the best one yet!

Registration

Tesh Patel

Tesh Patel

Hey! My names Tesh, i’m currently a junior studying finance and accounting. Fun fact: I play the violin. Can’t wait to see everyone at Royalty this year!!

Shrina Patel

Shrina Patel

Hey, my name is Shrina! I’m a sophomore studying Exercise Science with pre-med. I’m from Fort Wayne, IN (yes, the 5th most boring city in the US). In my free time you can find me napping, watching Friends or eating Taco Bell (yes, that’s literally all I do). Anyways…I’m so excited to meet all of you in March.

Head Liasons

Chirag Divecha

Chirag Divecha

Hello everyone. My name is Chirag Divecha and I am a senior majoring in Exercise Science. I am from Lafayette, IN so I'm a big fan of the Pacers, Colts, and, of course, the Hoosiers! Some of my favorite things are Game of Thrones, Spotify Premium with Hulu, and pineapple on pizza. Hope you have a great time at the show!

Kinjil Patel

Kinjil Patel

Hey everyone, I'm Kinjil Patel. I am one of the head liaisons for this year and I'm super excited for Raas Royalty! See you there!

Fundraising

Prem Patel

Prem Patel

Hi, my name is Prem Patel, and I’m a sophomore from St. Louis majoring in Finance and Accounting. Apart from wasting my entire Sunday’s watching football, I like hanging out with friends, procrastinating, and bro-mancing with Pareel. I grew up playing tennis, like every other Indian, and I also like watching Cardinals baseball. I’m glad to be on board again, and we’re all excited for the show!

Vishva Maniar

Vishva Maniar

Hey I'm Vishva! I'm a sophomore studying Psychology and Human Development/Family Studies. In my free time, I binge on Netflix while sipping on some bubble tea. Some of my current favorite shows are Sherlock and Disjointed, but I relate to Master of None on a personal level. I can't wait to see who takes the crown this year! See ya in March!

Hospitality

Chetan Chauhan

Chetan Chauhan

"Hey Everyone! My name is Chetan Chauhan and I am a junior from Munster, IN studying Business and Computer Science. During my free time, I like to take naps and eat free food (your basic couch-potato) or pretend that I can workout (I don't think I can even bench the bar rip). I am also a part of IU's very own competitive Bhangra team, Hoosher Bhangra. BRUUUUAH! I can't wait for all of you guys to experience some of the best competition and an amazing after-party. Get ready for the show! #royaltyreigns

Khushboo Chougule

Khushboo Chougule

If I were a CLUE character: Khushboo Chougule, Sophomore, Cognitive Science Weapon: Kill ‘em with kindness Room: Probably somewhere in the library Notes: Spends copious amounts of time in dance studio with HoosierRaas dance team; Strengths include the Floss dance, Python, and existential crises; Weaknesses include Oikos raspberry yogurt, strawberry twizzlers, and Apricot Ceylon tea lattes from the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Quote: “The wait for Raas Royalty is KILLING me. I’m DYING to meet you all. Until March 4...”

Logistics

Tanner Ellis

Tanner Ellis

My name is Tanner Ellis and I'm a junior studying Finance and Real Estate here at Indiana University. In my free time I like to make beats for rappers and watching Nathan for You.

Anand Mehta

Anand Mehta

Hi everyone! My name is Anand Mehta and I am a senior studying finance. This is my 3rd time on board and I’m really excited for my final competition! Some of my likes are playing trivia, eating 25 cent chicken wings, and planning Raas Competitions. Some of my dislikes are squirrels, long car rides, and accounting classes. I can’t wait to meet everyone!

Webmaster and Graphics

Sushmitha Suresh

Sushmitha Suresh

Hey everyone, I'm Sushmitha, but you can call me Sushi! I'm currently a sophomore studying Marketing and I am the webmaster & graphic designer for Raas Royalty this year. My hometown is Naperville, IL (like everyone else at this school) but my heart belongs to New York City. Some of my main interests are singing, design, and eating Olive Garden. Hope you enjoy the show, can't wait to see you there!

Public Relations

Gazal Kathuria

Gazal Kathuria

Hey guys, I'm Gazal! I'm a Junior studying Finance and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Spanish. I spend my time outside of class hanging out friends or catching up on the new movies on Netflix. I love to dance and I'm so excited for my first year on Raas Royalty Roundtable.

Soham Sathaye

Soham Sathaye

Hey I'm Soham, a sophomore from Princeton, New Jersey studying Supply Chain Management at Indiana University. During high school I was involved in South Asian American Student Association which prompted me to join Raas Royalty as a freshman representative. This year I serve as the Public Relations chair for Raas Royalty. I loved watching the show last year and can't wait for this years show!

External Events

Vishnu Gandikota

Vishnu Gandikota

Hey guys, I'm Vishnu! I'm a junior and I'm in charge of external events. Can't wait to see you guys in March!

Judging, Treasurer, and Philanthropy

Grishma Patel

Grishma Patel

Hey I'm Grishma and you can come to me with all your judging and philanthropy needs! I'm a senior from MA studying Psychology, Cognitive Science, and Public Health. I love sugar, pugs, and Tom Brady before the ball flattening #GoPats. I dislike thunder, direct eye contact, and war. Bhagwan gave me a lot of hair and not a lot of height but it's okay because as people always say, the bigger the hair the closer to god. Can't wait to meet you all in March!

Freshman Representatives

Krish Kamdar

Krish Kamdar

Hey guys! My name is Krish Kamdar and I am a freshman studying Finance and Accounting. You can catch me trying new foods, traveling, hanging out with the bro’s, and listening to music! I’m super excited for RR this year and can’t wait to see you all!

Nikki

Nikki Rapuri

Hello everyone! My name is Nikki, and I am from Toronto, Canada (the 6ix!!). I'm majoring in Finance and Business Analytics at IU. I am one of the freshman representatives for Raas Royalty this year. In my free time, I'm always on Netflix, getting food with friends or working out. Oh, and I have a German Shepherd named Kaiser!

Ronak Bosamia

Ronak Bosamia

Hey guys, I'm Ronak Bosamia. I am a Freshman studying International Studies with a minor in Marketing. Obviously, like everyone else I like my Netflix, I've watched and loved: The Office, Arrow, Flash, Breaking Bad, New Girl, Parks & Rec., Master of None, How I Met Your Mother, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Blacklist. I enjoy playing soccer, drumming, Hoosier Raas, and Raas Royalty! Can't wait to meet all of you Raasers at Royalty!