Mancherial: The suspense is out! Many of you who would have watched the stunning video clip of the ‘dancing bride’ that went viral on social media platforms would have wondered who the gutsy girl is. Well, the bride who set the Internet on fire is Payyavula Sai Shriya, hailing from Ponkal village, Jannaram mandal in Mancherial district, dancing merrily to the tunes of “Bulleti Bandi…” sung by singer Mohana Bhogaraju. The occasion was Baraat, a post-wedding dancing ceremony on August 14.
Shriya, clad in her wedding attire, can be seen making deft moves to the hit song, and her act proved to be infectious, inspiring the groom too to shake a leg for a while. The bride grabbed the attention of news channels with her video clip widely circulated on WhatsApp and Facebook. She got married to Akula Ashok, a native of Ramakrishnapur and working as town planning officer at the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
The video clip uploaded by a TV news channel on YouTube garnered 9.79 lakh views on the popular video sharing website. Salvaji Madhav Rao shared the clip which clocked 3.10 lakh views. Many other YouTube channels, users of WhatsApp, and social networking sites posted the clip, appreciating the fearless bride for the impromptu dancing.
“I am elated by the overwhelming response to the video of my daughter dancing. The clip was shared on WhatsApp by some of our relatives. She learned dancing during school and participated in many dance competitions. She won many mandal and district level awards for outstanding dance performance,” Shriya’s father Ramu told Telangana Today over phone.
Meanwhile, IAS officer Parikipandla Narahari tagged singer Mohana Bhogaraju in the video clip he uploaded on Twitter on Wednesday. “This bride has truly danced for the groom. She is so happy welcoming him into her life. #truelove Wants to ride on his #Bulletbandi Lovely lyrics and song by @MohanaBhogaraju,” he remarked. The singer thanked the bureaucrat for complimenting her work.