"Last video made me compile his videos. Please make him famous."
An Indian dancer who goes by the name of ‘babajackson2020’ is receiving a lot of online attention as several videos of him copying Michael Jackson have gone viral.
The young man, whose real name is Yuvraj Singh, has become a social media sensation.
He creates video clips of himself perfectly replicating the dance moves that Michael Jackson was famous for but with a unique twist, he dances to Bollywood songs.
In his videos, Yuvraj is even seen wearing outfits that are similar to what Jackson wore.
From the black hat to the iconic white socks, Yuvraj makes sure that his look matches the dance moves.
His videos mostly take place on a rooftop, where he stands his phone up on the floor and switches it on to record before performing.
Yuvraj’s mastering of Michael’s moves has even seen him calling himself ‘The King.’
With many of his dance performances, Yuvraj times each move so that it is in sync with the beat of his chosen Bollywood song.
His videos are uploaded to popular video sharing app TikTok and while many of his friends are big fans of Yuvraj’s Michael Jackson performance, he has now become a social media star.
Twitter user Shash came across Yuvraj’s dance videos and seemed to have been impressed by them.
One of the video clips showed Yuvraj setting his phone down to record before performing. This was what made Shash share the videos online.
He was moved by Yuvraj’s dedication and passion towards dance, so he decided to compile his videos together before tweeting it to his 44,000 followers.
— Shash (@pokershash) January 12, 2020
He wrote: “Watch till end. Last video made me compile his videos. Please make him famous.”
Shash also tagged renowned dance choreographer Prabhu Deva and Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan in the hope that they would see Yuvraj’s talent.
The video compilation of Yuvraj received over 1.6 million views and over 86,000 likes.
Many praised Yuvraj’s perfect replication of Michael Jackson’s moves.
One user wrote:
“He deserves all the appreciation! Totally nailed it. Michael Jackson would be so proud.”
Another posted: “One day he will become a superb dancer.”
Another person replied with a picture of a newspaper page, revealing that an article was written about Yuvraj.
Following the huge rise in Yuvraj’s social media popularity, Hrithik Roshan ended up seeing Yuvraj copying Michael to Bollywood songs and commented:
“Smoothest airwalker I have seen. Who is this man?”
After becoming a social media sensation and gaining the likes of Hrithik Roshan as a fan, Yuvraj Singh may go onto to bigger things.