Representational Photo
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Netizens are going ga ga over the wedding day stunts of one P. Nisha, who, draped in her silk wedding saree, took weapons in her hands to perform 'Surul vaal veechu' besides performing 'Rettai Kambu' with silambam sticks in Thirukolur village in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu.

Nisha said that she performed on her wedding day to create awareness among girls about learning self-defence. The video of the woman performing the stunts has gone viral on social media.

Her friends also performed martial arts keeping the guests and villagers entertained for around 90 minutes.

The bride told reporters that it was not easy to perform martial arts in the wedding saree and heavy make-up.

Here's the video:

Nisha, a BCom graduate, aspires to become a police officer. She had started learning traditional martial arts such as 'Silambam', 'Surul Vaal', 'Adimurai', 'Kalarippayattu', and 'Theepantham' (fireball) three years ago as a final year college student.

She said that her mother Mani and her father Perumal also encouraged her to learn martial arts.

Nisha is one of the 80 people who are trained free of cost by Mariappan of Nadukutudankadu village. Nisha had won the first prize in Silambam competition in 2020 and third in the state-level competition in Tiruppur.

Rajkumar Moses, her husband, who is also a farmer, said that he wanted her to perform martial arts during their wedding to create awareness among girls to be more involved in the self-defence form.

The couple is happy that Nisha's stunts have gone viral on social media.

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