The rise of India’s viral wedding photoshoots – BBC News

The rise of India’s viral wedding photoshoots – BBC News

Newlyweds in some parts of India are shunning traditional Hindu wedding photos in favour of exotic photoshoots in the hope that they will go viral online. Elaborate outdoor shoots include fake rain and can take eight hours or more. BBC World Service has been speaking to one couple in the state of Kerala, on India’s tropical Malabar Coast. Video produced by Trystan Young and Anubha George. Please subscribe HERE

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  1. Wow so much negativity in the comments…

    It's their wedding. Nobody was hurt or exploited. It makes them happy, and the resulting photos actually are very nice. Why all the shaming and political agendas??

  2. Hope BBC understood, not all Indians live in slums and people here are capable of spending around 1500 dollars for a wedding photoshoot.

    Eagerly waiting for your documentary on India's lunar missions.

  3. Is that really viral in India? Chandrayan 2 mission is viral across the country. I think you guys don't know about it. If you guys are not interested to upload a documentary on lunar mission. Please don't make us a laughing stock by uploading these kind of stupid videos.

  4. ബിബിസിയിൽ ആദ്യമായിട്ടാണ് ഒരു മലയാളം ഇന്റർവ്യൂ കണ്ടത്..പൊളിച്ചു വിവാഹ മംഗളാശംസകൾ…ഈ ഐഡിയ തോന്നിയ നിങ്ങൾക്കും cemara ചേട്ടന്മാർക്കും big salute

  5. when there are so many serious issues around the world which needs to be discussed and solved still bbc's interest is in India's viral wedding photoshoots. should a channel like bbc which has a world wide reputation choose a more relevant topic when publishing news in a platform like Youtube where you have nearly 5 million subscribers ?

  6. Once the BBC had credibility. No longer it seems.
    India has people dying from drought and floods, space launches and border tension but what does the BBC think is news worthy?
    Shame on you.

  7. I am from kerala and I hate this kind of show off from people. Indian weddings are a joke nowadays with this stupid photo shoots. This is just showing off their wealth and the brag that continues after that. Social media has made us believe in pseudo life.

  8. ഒരു നേരത്തെ ആഹാരത്തിന് വകയില്ലാത്തവർ ഈ കേരള നാട്ടിൽ ധാരാളം.. ഈ വിവാഹ ധാരാളിത്തം വകയില്ലാത്ത ഒരു കുടുംബത്തിലെ ഒരു യുവതിക്ക് ഒരു ജീവിതം നൽകാൻ ഉപകരിച്ചെങ്കിൽ നിങ്ങൾ എത്ര ധന്യരായ ദമ്പതികൾ.

  9. Malayalide photo shoot kure avanmarkkonnum sahikkunnillannu thonnunnu… Avanmarkku rocket vittondirunnal mathram mathi. Bbc athokke live kanichathanu… Bloody oolas athonnum kandu kanilla

  10. പോയ് മണ്ണ് വാരി ത്തിനൂടെ…1 ലക്ഷം ഏതെങ്കിലും അനാഥാലയത്തിൽ കൊടുത്തിരുന്നെങ്കിൽ അവര്കെങ്കിലും ഉപകർപ്പെട്ടേനെ ഇതിനു എന്ത് ഉണ്ട കിട്ടി ബി ബി സി ല് വന്നത് കൊണ്ട് എന്ത് നേട്ടം ഉണ്ടാക്കി…..

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