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This popular chat show host is a fan of Mohanlal’s Jimikki Kammal song

Replying to a fan on Twitter, chat show host Jimmy Kimmel said he loved the song Jimikki Kammal from Mohanlal’s new film Velipadinte Pusthakam.

regional movies Updated: Sep 10, 2017 16:50 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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On Onam, students of Indian School of Commerce danced to the song of Jimikki Kammal.

A song from Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s latest release Velipadinte Pusthakam has a fan in Hollywood - chat show host Jimmy Kimmel.

According to a report in India Today, college students from Indian School of Commerce recorded a video where a group of students are dancing to the song Jimikki Kammal from the Mohanlal film. The song is a hit in Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the video has since gone viral.

A Twitter user asked Jimmy Kimmel if he has heard the song which is a rage on the internet. To this, the popular Hollywood chat show host replied: “Not until now, but I love it!”

Directed by Lal Jose, Velipadinte Pusthakam features Mohanlal as the college professor and who hails from a village.

Mohanlal plays a vice-principal named Michael Idikkula, known for his unconventional teaching methods, so much so that his students call him ‘Dracula’, reported Indian Express.

This is the first film Lal Jose and Mohanlal have come together for a film. It also stars Anna Reshma Rajan, Anoop Menon, Salim Kumar, Priyanka Nair, Siddique, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Alencier Ley Lopez, Arun Kurien and Sarath Kumar. Written by Benny P Nayarambalam and produced by Antony Perumbavoor, the film’s music is by Shaan Rahman.

Velipadinte Pusthakam was an Onam release.

Watch the original song here:

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First Published: Sep 10, 2017 16:49 IST