Holi Festival Of Colour | Planet Earth II | Cities Behind The Scenes

  • Published on Dec 15, 2016
  • The Planet Earth II team find themselves filming during Holi, the most colourful festival in the world.
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Comments • 135

  • Gina Gutierrez
    Gina Gutierrez 6 months ago

    I want to go there!!

  • BhagiRath jaat
    BhagiRath jaat 8 months ago


  • Anand Pandey
    Anand Pandey 8 months ago +1

    Uncredited music !!!
    Why 🤔😔

  • Rakesh Shah
    Rakesh Shah 8 months ago

    kitni bhi problem of life me.
    lakin haste khealte logo Ko dekh kitni Khushi milti he.sabhi country ki log ese hi enjoy kare.

  • Susy
    Susy 8 months ago

    Wonderfull hapinnes!!!!

  • Tangent of circle.
    Tangent of circle. 8 months ago +15

    The same stereotypical music plays whenever bbc makes a video on india

    The drums, occasional bells

    Couldn't they find other music?

    • Spartacus
      Spartacus 8 months ago +1

      This music is lot better than whatever Bollywood is giving us in the name of music.

  • Natalie Ethier
    Natalie Ethier 8 months ago +17

    This holiday looks so fun! Can you imagine in the Western world people taking a day off to dance in colors?! SO awesome!

    • Abhishek Nanda
      Abhishek Nanda 6 months ago

      It's Hindu celebration of colours in the name of lord kishna an avatar of lord Vishnu.

  • Kaleswar Puma
    Kaleswar Puma 8 months ago +1

    Happy holi🙏🙏🙏

  • Rustic Kumar
    Rustic Kumar 8 months ago +2

    Kindly festival in indian holi

  • Gray hat
    Gray hat 8 months ago

    Sweet and happy people nice smile

  • Sivapriya Saraswati
    Sivapriya Saraswati 8 months ago +5

    Holi hai! Happy Holi! Jai Bhole Shankar!

  • rahul sharma
    rahul sharma 9 months ago +6

    Wow is this a documentary by BBC ??

  • Natural Born Rebel
    Natural Born Rebel 11 months ago +4

    i would rather have something like this rather than a fake pagen xmas... would be a blast

  • Merlina Naldo
    Merlina Naldo Year ago +1

    It captured the moment when I celebrated my first "HOLI FESTIVAL" in India. People goes wild as we played colors to the extreme. They told me not to resist otherwise, water and color can goes to my ears, nose, and eyes. Great tips. Glad to share my own experience about what is HOLI is all about. ruclip.com/video/_jW_BueIyHY/video.html

  • Mubarak Salisu
    Mubarak Salisu Year ago +2

    beauty everywhere!!

  • Richie Beck
    Richie Beck Year ago +11

    I really wish that this festival, with all the meaning and beauty it carries, was a worldwide celebration. The world needs more of this.

    • Tangent of circle.
      Tangent of circle. 8 months ago

      It is celebrated on a hindu mytholigical event
      A demoness tried to kill her nephew by taking him on his lap and sitting on fire, as she had the boon of not burning with fire , but the demoness got burnt and the child survived

      Hence we celebrate with colours (no one knows why) on the day and burning leaves at night to commemorate the burning of the demoness, or all the evil of the world.
      Many believe it is one of the most pagan festivals of India, along where diwali, the festival of lights. Strange thee festivities survived

  • praveen sharma
    praveen sharma Year ago +1

    wow, superb

  • Vulcan 14
    Vulcan 14 Year ago +8

    A charming festival, I'd like to experience it at least once. I don't think I would let strangers touch my face though.

    • Tangent of circle.
      Tangent of circle. 8 months ago +2

      Strangers put colours on anyone without consent

      That is the main magic of holi

    • Ashish Mishra
      Ashish Mishra Year ago

      Sean Oops No strangers put colours on anyone without their concent.

  • Mr.Tweezy007
    Mr.Tweezy007 Year ago +33

    Since when did the british propaganda machine become interested in East Asian cultures?

    KUMAR. KASHYAP Year ago

    Happy Holi

  • Win V
    Win V Year ago +9

    Amazing Country!

  • Mac
    Mac 2 years ago

    The quality of the Content is just mind boggling
    Crisp Camera

  • Anuron Guha
    Anuron Guha 2 years ago +18

    Lovely India and beautiful colours❤

  • Maa Parihar Studio
    Maa Parihar Studio 2 years ago


  • Avinash Singh
    Avinash Singh 2 years ago


  • Amit Maini
    Amit Maini 2 years ago

    loved it..

  • Pinapple411
    Pinapple411 2 years ago +23

    What a beautiful festival. Wish I could join ❤

      SUNIL KUMAR KAMAL 8 months ago

      Pinapple411 : hinduism is not religion its the way of life, it is very rigid or soft religion which promotes peace and tranquility among menkind, in hinduism every one invited without change of there own religion, hindu believes whole world is one family.
      plz once come rajesthan or goa.

    • Shivam Shukla
      Shivam Shukla 2 years ago

      Pinapple411 The festival is within a fortnight.

  • Honeybee
    Honeybee 2 years ago +1

    does anyone know the name of the music?

    • Namit Shastri
      Namit Shastri Year ago +1

      Honeybee It's unnamed. It's indian classical symphony.

  • normal bhamshoe
    normal bhamshoe 2 years ago +6

    Whats more cheap a bread or a british woman?

  • Jenson Jones
    Jenson Jones 2 years ago

    borrow anyone topic whether radiation

  • Mohamed Farouk
    Mohamed Farouk 3 years ago +24

    They're all happy. Nobody's hurt.

    • Apr!L Cherie
      Apr!L Cherie 8 months ago +4

      Yeah because it's not America where we ruin everything with crazy and greedy people

  • 巨人の肩
    巨人の肩 3 years ago +2

    Is this bad for your lungs?

    • Apr!L Cherie
      Apr!L Cherie 8 months ago +1

      No. Unlike America they actually pay attention to what is put in things. It's dyed with organic things

    • Raushan Kumar
      Raushan Kumar 2 years ago +11

      Shoulders of Giants yes it's too bad for lungs.
      that why we have so much population and we living for generations playing this game.

    • Sanskar V Sahu
      Sanskar V Sahu 2 years ago +2

      Shoulders of Giants no the colours are organic

  • Raju Manuel
    Raju Manuel 3 years ago

    Under all this color is the filth.

  • vaibhav khetan
    vaibhav khetan 3 years ago +44

    It's a big festival in India and we guys really wait for it to have fun and also drink bhang 😍😉🤘🏻

    • vaibhav khetan
      vaibhav khetan 3 years ago +1

      Just in case you don't knw what bhang is visit my channel there is one video about Holi + bhang

  • Christine Thornhill
    Christine Thornhill 3 years ago +12

    Crazy wonderful , bring on the colour. 💐

  • Choo Choo MotherTrucker
    Choo Choo MotherTrucker 3 years ago +4

    Looks fun. I feel bad for the people having to clean the place up after the festival is done. =P

    • Tangent of circle.
      Tangent of circle. 8 months ago

      The rain cleans it up

      And we do it a bit too

      Come on, it is one festival once a year. Once a year it is excusable

    • Adarsh PV
      Adarsh PV 2 years ago +5

      Choo Choo MotherTrucker , people won't clean it, the rain will eventually.

  • Nature enthusiast
    Nature enthusiast 3 years ago +21

    what a fun festival that must have been!

  • Dr. Abhijit Vijayan
    Dr. Abhijit Vijayan 3 years ago


  • Andy Goodman
    Andy Goodman 3 years ago


  • Mariana Yohana
    Mariana Yohana 3 years ago +1

    wae fery smart

  • Ds Khan
    Ds Khan 3 years ago

    what is the purpose of this holly .

    • Spartacus
      Spartacus 8 months ago

      @Shivam Shukla can you provide me reference for last two para because I am interested from where you have got this gyan.

    • Shivam Shukla
      Shivam Shukla 2 years ago +1

      Legend is that it is celebrated for the burning of Holika who was trying to kill her nephew, a believer, Prahlad.
      So a symbolic Holika is burned in the night, and the next day colours are played.
      However like almost all religions, playing colours could be older than the religious legend itself. Playing colours is symbolic more for coming of summers and a rich potential harvest.

    • Ds Khan
      Ds Khan 3 years ago

      You should know . If you celebrate . I don't know . What bother you . I did not mean to hurt someone feeling .

    • Shivam Shukla
      Shivam Shukla 3 years ago

      what is the purpose of any festival?

  • Kamal Pandey
    Kamal Pandey 3 years ago +7

    why this show is not telecasted in India?

    • Kamal Pandey
      Kamal Pandey 3 years ago +1

      I have watched all the episodes,here you go

  • al145
    al145 3 years ago +4

    whats the festival for?

    • Spartacus
      Spartacus 8 months ago

      Holi is orignated from Hindu temple named Pralhadpuri temple in Multan, as Puranas dictate that a Rakshasi(similar to demon but not equivalent) named Holika sit on pyre covered herself with a cloth with the help of which she will not be burned and she take her nephew pralhad into her lap not to be covered by same cloth that is protecting Holika because Pralhad father himself a Rakshasa was angry with his son after seeing his son devotion to bhagwan Vishnu because of which he wants to killed his son and Pralhad agreed to sit on pyre because it his father command, so pyre is burned and because of Bhagwan Vishnu's maya cloth covered Pralhad and exposed Holika to fire due to which Pralhad lived and Holika burned and after that bhagwan Vishnu takes Narsimha avtara to kill Pralhad's father for this adharma due to this reason Hindu celebrate Holi.
      People perpetuating myth of holi as spring festival or something to do krishna's skin color are imbecile of 1st order.

    • Santhosh s
      Santhosh s Year ago +1

      It's a celebration for coming of spring season in India

    • John Smith
      John Smith Year ago +2

      Rebecca...if you don't know about anything...it's better not to comment...half knowledge is dangerous...no knowledge is suicidal...use Google

    • raw Lemon
      raw Lemon Year ago +4

      Rebecca Johnson new begginings, new season, forgetting old grudges and making friendship.....thats the festival is about. What you said is a concocted myth.

  • Ahmad Amini
    Ahmad Amini 3 years ago

    The most Superstitious people on planet!
    (Let's also not forget people living remote places too!)

    • Spartacus
      Spartacus 8 months ago +1

      Ahmed amini you people deserved Christchurch like massacre every hour.

    • Mandar Bhatkar
      Mandar Bhatkar 8 months ago +1

      So killing in name of allah is good?

    • jitendra bhati
      jitendra bhati 2 years ago +3

      Ahmad Amini and what about you killed innocent animals in Eid .
      Atleast we dont kill animals

    • Raushan Kumar
      Raushan Kumar 2 years ago +5

      ye padosi h
      iski jalti h isliye logic pel raha

  • Harshith a.n
    Harshith a.n 3 years ago +12

    colourful festival

  • Vibhu Malik
    Vibhu Malik 3 years ago +7

    Happy Holi : )

  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck 3 years ago

    Sadly, in about 50 years all of those happy, rollicking, paint covered children will grow up to develop skin cancer. Their poor families will not be able to pay for any sort of proper treatment, and nobody will be liable because it was all of the poor people that threw the paint on themselves.

    • Viswanathan Gopal
      Viswanathan Gopal 8 months ago +1

      O yes all chemical factories built by you people are very good. All fertilizer create by you are good. All GM seeds created by you people are very good. All weapons created by you is very good.

    • ss g
      ss g Year ago +3

      well still its a surprising fact that india is holding 2nd position for its population.

    • gautam21
      gautam21 Year ago

      so stupid...if that was the case then millions would have had it by now,its made from natural materials....

    • Bhavan Rana
      Bhavan Rana 2 years ago +14

      John Steinbeck still better than lying naked on beach and burning themselves and getting a skin cancer later!

  • Gandalf the Tsaagan
    Gandalf the Tsaagan 3 years ago +1

    What's the reason behind such festival?

    • Tangent of circle.
      Tangent of circle. 8 months ago

      Welcoming spring and harvest and stuff

      And also to burn the evil in lives and fill us with colours

    • Santhosh s
      Santhosh s Year ago

      Welcoming spring

    • jayant yadav
      jayant yadav 3 years ago +3

      Utkarsh Singh I think the story about holika and prahlad is quite stunning

    • Utkarsh Singh
      Utkarsh Singh 3 years ago +1

      "Stunned" is a pretty strong word...

    • jayant yadav
      jayant yadav 3 years ago +4

      aleix1203 google it you ll be stunned

  • siddharth jha
    siddharth jha 3 years ago +4

    proud Indian

  • Sheungtim Kei
    Sheungtim Kei 3 years ago +8

    colorful,it's so funny.

  • Annemieke van Leeuwen
    Annemieke van Leeuwen 3 years ago +2


  • Utsav Chaudhary
    Utsav Chaudhary 3 years ago +31

    perfect music for the video...

  • Chaitanya Sohani
    Chaitanya Sohani 3 years ago +7

    Awesome !

  • amaka Amaka
    amaka Amaka 3 years ago

    too much paint

  • Pakmnoory
    Pakmnoory 3 years ago +1

    good men

  • Game On
    Game On 3 years ago +36

    hymn for the weekend behind the scene

  • elevengiant
    elevengiant 3 years ago +1

    perfect time for thieves

  • Soumyo Mukherjee
    Soumyo Mukherjee 3 years ago +1

    this the temple in vrindavan right? Banke Bihari ji, i think

    • nishesh singh
      nishesh singh 3 years ago +6

      Soumyo Mukherjee nah mate, in starting he sounds to be in jodhpur

  • kunal Chhabria
    kunal Chhabria 3 years ago +14

    well in reality we also use a lot of eggs ...mud ...
    the colors they showed are called gulal which come off easily ..but we also use very strong colors which take days to come off lol.. we also have rain dances....
    this is my fav festival ....especially throwing eggs ..

  • kenzoic
    kenzoic 3 years ago +76

    they are absolutely beautiful and lovely.