Punjab happens to be just one of the many states in India but its music, dance and culture is garnering popularity throughout the world. Its appeal is not restricted to a single country but those who don’t understand Punjabi are also dancing their heart out on its fast paced beats and foot tapping rhythm. Bhangra has eventually emerged in Western Clubs and Dance Halls, which has also resulted in the increase of its popularity worldwide.
It is a lively form of music and dance having its origin in Punjab. Though, Bhangra began as a part of harvest festival celebrations but it eventually became a part of different occasions such as weddings, and other celebrations. In the past few years, Bhangra has enjoyed a rise in its popularity worldwide both in traditional form and fusion. Earlier, it was being practiced only traditionally but now people have started it enjoying as a fusion with hip hop and other dance forms. Today, we have brought you some viral videos of Bhangra that are making rounds on the internet.
First one is from Shivani Bhagwan and Chaya Kumar, the popular dancing duo who has been enthralling internet with their dazzling performances. They have made a place on the internet with their authentic style of dance, BhangraFunk. It combines the elements of Hip Hop with traditional Bhangra moves to form a dance form that is rhythmic as well as energetic at the same time.
Shivani and Chaya are one of the most influential dancers making rounds on internet today. They not only scored 50 million views on YouTube but also hold the title of the most viral Indian dance video of all time. Their new video on YouTube shows them dancing on Jaz Dhami’s song Aitvaar.
Second one in our list is Empire girls doing Bhangra on “Nit Kair Manga” from Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. A group of women is clearly visible in the video performing “Jugni” Bhangra on the beats of the remake of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s Sufi song. Jugni is a form of Bhangra which is performed in slow motion.
Third one is a group of men and women performing Bhangra in a wedding reception. Taking the first step onto life as husband and wife is something you will never forget. The game this group played with Bhangra moves made the guests sit on their seats and enjoy their performance till they stopped dancing. They were successful in creating a fun atmosphere for both the bride and groom.