UK College Student Dhol Dance: “Totally brilliant.” British student shakes a leg to desi dhol rhythms, video goes viral on Twitter
People all over the world continue to prove this famous quote by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who died in 1882. A heartwarming video of a British student dancing to the rhythms of
dhol puts a sweet smile on everyone’s face on the internet.
The cute incident took place on the occasion of the college’s culture day where the students dressed up in their traditional outfits for the function. Inside the college premises, students took out the
dhols and as the beats of double-skinned drums filled the room, a young boy appeared on the dance pit, slowly picking up the music.
The boy, dressed in a white shirt and black pants, took center stage on the dance floor as he began to dance to the
dhol beats before launching some great Punjabi dance moves. Her excited college mates are heard spurring her on with cheers and applause. As the beat drops, other students also join the boy on the dance floor. The beautiful video shows students from different cultures, dressed in their beautiful clothes reflecting their heritage, dancing together to
The video, which was uploaded to Twitter on Friday, has more than 2.1 million views so far. “Punjabi music always brings everyone together,” wrote the man who uploaded the video.
“ Back to recommendation stories
Modern Britain 🥳🎊 https://t.co/GJ8nhyFWt7
— Sunny Hundal (@sunny_hundal) 1656670602000
Several people on the comments section of the video, which has now gone viral, reacted positively and encouraged the students and “modern Britain”.
“This is absolutely brilliant and sums up everything great about modern Britain. Plus the Punjabi music is so incredibly uplifting, I love dancing to it,” one person on Twitter replied to the video.
It’s utterly brilliant and encapsulates everything great about modern Britain. Also, Punjabi music is so incredibly uplifting that I love dancing to it.
— Jen Hayton 🏳️🌈 🇺🇦 (@JenniferHayton_) July 1, 2022
Indian and Pakistani wedding ceremonies can be fun or very dry, but the parties that follow are always amazing! And personally, I can’t stop dancing even if I just hear the drums in the street in front of the town hall at a wedding where I don’t know anyone. JOY!
— Matthew Wade💙 (@lomekian) July 1, 2022
The father of the boy in the video also commented. “I’m very proud of him. The youngsters have fun and respect each other. Wonderful,” he said.
The boy in the video is my son. I am very proud of him. Young people have fun and respect each other. Tremendous.
— Trevor Yeoman (@azurty) July 2, 2022
The video also jolted everyone’s memory of a similar video that recently surfaced on the internet where a group of Norway-based “Quick Style” boys set the dance floor on fire as they shook their legs on chartbusters such as “Kaala Chashma”. and the songs “Chura Ke Dil Mera”.
The video was shot at a wedding where the couple’s friends delivered a special performance for the newlyweds.