‘Collab of the century’: TikTok video of Indian and Scottish fusion wedding goes viral

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  • The wedding of an Indian and Scottish couple went viral on TikTok for their unique musical medley of both cultural backgrounds.
  • Two men wearing traditional Indian clothing play two-headed hand drums that appear to be dholaks, while a man wearing a kilt and a Glengarry bonnet plays the bagpipe.
  • The tune that is played as the newlyweds enter the room combines both traditional Indian and Scottish music, resulting in a special rendition of “Scotland the Brave.”
  • Viewers of the video applauded the combination of two traditions to form a wedding song.

The wedding of an Indian man and a Scottish woman went viral on TikTok for its unique musical medley of both cultural backgrounds.

In a video posted to TikTok on Aug. 25, the couple can be seen entering their wedding reception venue with a band of men playing traditional Indian drums and a Scottish bagpipe.

Two men wearing traditional Indian clothing can be seen carrying and playing two-headed hand drums that appear to be dholaks, which are traditional Indian percussion instruments. In front of them, a man wearing a kilt and a Glengarry bonnet plays the bagpipe.

The tune that is played as the newlyweds enter the room combines both traditional Indian and Scottish music, resulting in a special rendition of “Scotland the Brave.”

“Sister got married over the weekend. Scottish side vs Indians. I call it Scindians,” Arun Bhopal, the brother of the bride, shared on TikTok. 

@jedisingh217♬ original sound – Arun Bhopal

Viewers of the video, which has accumulated nearly 750,000 views and 127,000 likes, applauded the combination of two traditions to form a wedding song. 

“Absolutely LOVE this, two cultures coming together and appreciating each other,” one person said.

“The future we all want: everyone’s background is valued,” another viewer commented.

Many viewers also praised the music, with some asking for it to be available on music-streaming platforms.

“Can I get this on Spotify,” one person wrote. 

“‘Collab of the century,” wrote another commenter.

“We need more of this music. I need this. It’s so powerful,” another viewer said.

 

Featured Image via @jedisingh217

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