'Something Special in MP Water': CM Chouhan Joins Dancing Uncle's Growing Fan Club
MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted the wildly popular video of Professor Sanjeev Shrivastava dancing to actor Govinda's 1987 chartbuster ‘Aap Ke Aa Jane Se’ at a wedding and boasted that there was “something special in Madhya Pradesh water”.
A grab from the video shared by @bhaiyyajispeaks on Twitter.
Chouhan tweeted the wildly popular video of Professor Sanjeev Srivastava dancing to actor Govinda's 1987 chartbuster Aap Ke Aa Jane Se at a wedding and boasted that there was “something special in Madhya Pradesh water”.
हमारे विदिशा के भोपाल में कार्यरत प्रोफ़ेसर श्री संजीव श्रीवास्तव जी की ज़िंदादिली ने पूरे भारत में इंटरनेट पर तहलका मचा दिया है। मानो या ना मानो मध्यप्रदेश के पानी में कुछ तो ख़ास बात है... pic.twitter.com/8qM15uZVXF— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 1, 2018
The video has been shared across social media platforms and several Bollywood celebrities stepped in to turn the "dancing uncle" into an overnight sensation.
A Twitter user who goes by the handle @Bhaiyyaji even shared a photo purportedly of Srivastava in his youth and Twitterati were quick to point out his resemblance to Govinda.
His name is Sanjiv Srivastava, He is a professor in Bhabha University & his home town is Vidisha. One man who became reason for happiness of millions of people yesterday. Sharing an old picture of ‘Dancing Uncle’, True Star. pic.twitter.com/DlDYkBOeiJ— Bhaiyyaji (@bhaiyyajispeaks) June 1, 2018
The video was first shared on Twitter by Gautam Trivedi and within the first 24 hours, it was viewed over 165K times and retweeted nearly 4,800 times.
Best wedding performance selected by UNESCO pic.twitter.com/XPmLbmRKld— Gautam Trivedi (@KaptanHindustan) May 30, 2018
From there on, netizens took it upon themselves to make the middle-aged professor the latest internet hero.
UNDENIABLE PROOF THAT— Sandhya Menon (@TheRestlessQuil) May 31, 2018
IS MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN A MAN WHO CAN DANCE https://t.co/R326AxL4fC
Oh my god. If Govinda saw this, he would weep with joy. Whatay uncle! Best thing you'll see today. https://t.co/yadqtKOLVy— Namelass (@DilliBelle) May 31, 2018
Wow!!! Ardent Govinda fan!!! Well done https://t.co/Mdo854Wczr— Divya Dutta (@divyadutta25) May 31, 2018
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