New Disney Plus series lady marvel has a ton of desi references, from talking about Riz Ahmed’s musical group Swet Shop Boys to discussing Kamala Khan’s favorite Shah Rukh Khan movie, there seems to be enough to satisfy South Asian fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
And now, in a new promotional clip for today’s episode, Kamala Khan is seen wearing the traditional salwar suit to her brother’s wedding as she dances her heart out to an upbeat Punjabi Bollywood track, “Dil Bole Hadippa” , by Shahid Kapoor-Rani. Mukerji film of the same name.
In the aforementioned video, even Kamala’s American friend is seen matching her steps for the dance number as the crowd around them goes wild.
It’s wedding season! 💃 Check out this clip of a new episode of #MsMarvela Marvel Studios original series, streaming tomorrow at @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/OTdnIAigFT
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) June 21, 2022
However, some fans have mixed feelings about including this upbeat number on the show, with one commenting, “So does that help the plot in what way? I hope they delete that scene and keep it as a boring extra.” Another wrote: “This is the worst Marvel series so far, just chilling worth watching. It’s like watching Nickelodeon or Disney’s children’s channel.” But some were happy to see the clip, as one mentioned: “Finally, some representation!” One user defended the creator’s choice and stated, “You can clearly see this is at the wedding and they’ve been talking about the wedding for the last 2 episodes.”
Created by Bisha K Ali and starring newcomer Iman Vellani in the lead, Ms Marvel has been receiving a largely positive response from critics. So far, it has an enviable rating of 96% from critics and an 83% rating on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes.
Ms Marvel is currently streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar.
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