Ed Sheeran: Fans in Mumbai thrilled as star sang in Punjabi

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By journalsofus.com


  • By Noor Nanji
  • culture reporter

Ed Sheeran sang in Punjabi for the first time during his concert in Mumbai, leaving fans thrilled and social media abuzz.

During the show on Saturday night, the English superstar invited Indian singer Diljit Dosanjh to perform with him on stage.

When the duo performed Dosanjh’s hit track Lover in Punjabi, the crowd went uncontrollable.

On Instagram, one fan said it was “the crossover we never knew we needed”.

Another said: “I think I’ve seen history being made,” while a third said Sheeran’s Punjabi was “perfect”.

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After finishing the performance, both the artistes posted a clip of the performance on their Instagram handles.

The Shape of You singer wrote, “Tonight in Mumbai got the chance to front Diljit Dosanjh and sing in Punjabi for the first time. I’ve had such an incredible time in India, and there’s more to come!”

Meanwhile, Dosanjh shared the video with the caption: “Bhai singing in Punjabi for the first time.”

In the comments section, celebrities also expressed their excitement over the collaboration, with actor Varun Dhawan simply writing: “Global domination.”

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Diljit Dosanjh performed at Coachella last year

Dosanjh, 40, is a big star among fans in India and across the world.

This is not the first time that he is pairing up with a western star in Punjabi. Last year, she dropped a song titled Hus Hus, on which she collaborated with Cheap Thrills singer Sia.

Fans praised Dosanjh for getting another big name to sing in an Indian language.

One wrote on Instagram, “First Siya, now Ed, Diljit will force everyone to sing in Punjabi.”

Another wrote, “Salute to Diljit.” “This guy has really blown up the Punjabi music scene, making other artists [sing] In Punjabi.”

Sheeran released his latest album Autumn Variations last September.

Their Mumbai concert was part of their Asia and Europe tour.



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