A Washington-based content-creator, Ricky Pond, and his son are setting Indians grooving to their desi dance strikes on a number of the best Bollywood numbers. From SRK’s ‘Chhaiya Chhaiya’ to Ludo’s ‘O Beta Ji,’ the father-son duo has been successful hearts with their dance movies on peppy Indian tracks going viral on Instagram.
Pond, who calls himself a “Dancing Dad with 4 Children” in his Instagram bio has change into Web’s new favorite nowadays by way of his quirky and entertaining dance movies. In an interview with BBC India, Pond revealed that he’s a graphic designer by career and that his youngsters taught him the dance at first.
“I’m a graphic designer. That is what I do 10 hours a day after which I come house and I’m a social media man at night time or no matter,” he stated within the interview with BBC India. “It began on March 29. It was a Sunday and we had been all form of relaxed after which youngsters got here in with TikTok movies and saved bugging us with these dumb movies which they had been sharing,” he added.
Pond started creating these quirky dance movies by way of short-video making software TikTok. In his interview with BBC India, Pond said that he shifted his content material to Instagram as a consequence of TikTok’s ban in India and the next chance of the app being banned in United States as effectively.
“Since TikTok’s banned in India, you actually need to submit on Instagram. So, we thought of it somewhat after which TikTok had the potential to be banned right here in United States as effectively after which it sort a blew up from there,” he instructed BBC India. The dancing dad from the USA started his journey kind a follower rely of 600 on Instagram which has now skyrocketed to 1,58,000.
A few of his current dance performances on Instagram are from SRK’s ‘Maahi Ve,’ Ranveer Singh’s ‘Malhari,’ Govinda and Salman Khan’s ‘Soni De Nakhre,’ Kangana Ranaut’s ‘London Thumakda,’ and Punjabi pop observe ‘Patola.’ Bollywood celebrities akin to Ranveer Singh, Farah Khan, Riteish Deshmukh have reacted to his dance movies and lauded his efforts.
Apart from Bollwood tracks, Pond can also be typically seen dancing to the tunes of Indian regional music. (ANI)
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