7 Common Things You Would Find In A Big Fat Punjabi Wedding

7 Common Things You Would Find In A Big Fat Punjabi Wedding

Apart from typical Punjabi wedding songs, there are a lot of things you would relate to when you are in a Punjabi wedding. So, next time when you are in a wedding in Punjab, make sure you read this and won’t be surprised to find an uncle getting drunk in a car, or those loud blond aunties back from Canada.

Here is a list of things that are a trademark for a typical Punjabi wedding.

  1. Drinks

Be it in a room, garden, stage, cars, you would find guests enjoying it all. Like a crazy rave party, people are here for fun and they are serious about it. Without drinks a wedding is incomplete. So, next time when you are in a Punjabi wedding, make sure you don’t miss people dancing on ‘Main Sharabi’, and even the bride and the groom by the end of the evening.

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  1. Bling Bling

Ok, one thing you need to know, no matter how much people opt for neutrals and pastel shades, Punjabi wedding is all about the BLING! So pack a golden lehenga or sherwani, or a blouse with mirror work, because the more the better. Also, don’t worry about overdoing it. Nothing is enough in a Punjabi Wedding.

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  1. Dhol Wale And Bhangra:

Bhangra and gidda is something that completes the weddings. There are a lot of functions like the ‘Jaggo’ where people rejoice a day before the wedding. Dancing is something that is the only constant (obviously along with drinks) in a typical Punjabi wedding.


  1. Boliya

If you are not from Punjab or don’t know Punjabi, then understanding the lyrics of boli would be quite difficult for you. But no matter what, you would still love singing along with the people and dancing at the end of a boli.

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  1. Canadian Relative

A special thanks to all those Canadian relatives who complete a Punjabi wedding! Be it a friend, uncle, aunty, cousins or even a distant relative, you would definitely find some relatives sitting in a VVIP corner.

So, here is an ode to all the Punjabi weddings with one apt Punjabi song.