If you haven’t seen the dancing green alien jamming to “Dame Tu Cosita” get ready to be highly confused and have your mind blown simultaneously. The viral dance challenge on the Music.ly app has attracted the attention oBollywood stars.
But let’s get some history, where da eff did this challenge even come from?
Good question friends, the song “Dame Tu Cosita” is by Panamanian musician and producer El Chombo aka Rodney Clark and released by Ultra Music. Apparently, a Dailymotion user named ArtNoux uploaded an animated video of a green alien dancing to the trending song. The animated video went viral and Ultra Music actually repurposed the video clip as the official video for the track. In one day the video saw 860,000 hits! After a few months, the animation made its way to the live streaming app Music.ly where it turned into a dance challenge.
Fans from around the world upload themselves dancing to parts of the video. The craze of the dance has been spreading from television actors like Divyanka Tripathi to top Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor.
Check out who has jumped on this green alien led bandwagon!
1. Shahid Kapoor
2. Yami Gautam
The stunning actress Yami Gautam dropped a dance video for the challenge featuring her hair artist Amit Thakur and fashion stylist Akshay Tyagi. The trio have such amazing synchronicity!
3. Jacqueline Fernandez
While shooting for “Race 3” in Abu Dhabi, Fernandez and her teammates cracked some jokes as they shot a video imitating the green alien of “Dame Tu Cosita.” Watch until the end to see Fernandez do the dance!
4. Mallika Dua
Indian actress, comedian, and writer Dua also released a video for the challenge in full auntie-mode. The funny actress posted the video with the caption: “When you parjai ji at sangeet but you also alien. Does that happen to you?”
5. Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya
"Yeh Hai Mohabbatein" star Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya has even joined on this alien challenge. The adorable actress dropped some moves before her trip to London.
Was #LondonReady but this alien won't leave until I dance with him!🤷♀️ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The dance #DameTuCoSita on musical.ly app is too viral! Download musical.ly app and enjoy the funny #DanceWithAlien @musical.lyindiaofficial #duet with @arnienegrete (made by @divyankatripathi05 with @musical.ly) ♬
6. Rohit Sharma
Thought it was only actors and actresses on board this challenge? Think again! Even international Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has joined the trend. Check out his version of the #DameTuCositaChallenge
7. Bhuvan Bam
YouTuber, singer and actor Bhuvan Bam brings the laughs with his hilarious take on the #DameTuCosita dance. Check out "Titu Mama's" dancing skills as he adds some bhangra to this jam.
— Bhuvan Bam (@Bhuvan_Bam) March 28, 2018