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Jimikki Kammal: You have seen the world dancing to it. Now, it’s Mohanlal’s turn

It seems fans were just waiting for it, because the song registered more than 1.6 million views on Facebook in less than three hours.

regional movies Updated: Sep 24, 2017 20:15 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Jimikki Kammal,Mohanlal,Velipadinte Pusthakam
The video immediately went viral on Facebook.

Jimikki Kammal, a song from Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s latest release Velipadinte Pusthakam, came to limelight when it found a fan in chat show host Jimmy Kimmel.

Somebody tweeted the video of the song to Kimmel in which some college students from Indian School of Commerce were dancing to the song. Kimmel said he liked it and so it went viral on social media.

Since then, several versions of the song were uploaded on the internet. Here are a few:

But something was missing. It was Mohanlal, the film’s star. He wasn’t in the song but everybody wanted him to be in it.

Eventually, he obliged his fans and uploaded a video on his Facebook page Sunday afternoon.

He wrote alongside the video: The song that has got everybody dancing have made me too to take a few steps. Here’s my version of #JimikkiKammal with the participants of dance challenge, and team Velipadinte Pusthakam.

It seems fans were just waiting for it, because the song registered more than 1.6 million views on Facebook in less than three hours.

Here’s the song. Take a look and try to match the beats.

First Published: Sep 24, 2017 20:14 IST