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German Women’s Dance Video: German Women Slay Alia Bhatt’s “Patakha Guddi” Song, Dance Video Hits the Internet

Bollywood is taking over the world. From South Korea to Tanzania, everyone is dancing to Bollywood chartbusters. The latest to join the bandwagon of foreigners catching social media attention with their desi dance moves are two German women.

A video of two German women dancing to Alia Bhatt’s hit “Patakha Guddi” from the 2014 blockbuster “Highway” has gone viral. The video made its way onto the internet after Palina Paleeva, a German choreographer, uploaded it to her Instagram account.

Palina and fellow dancer Emelia were seen dancing energetically to the Hindi hit song. As the song fuses traditional beats, the women in the video are seen performing contemporary dance moves to AR Rahman’s song. They matched the Indian rhythms with their perfectly synchronized steps. ‘Patakha Guddi’ sung by Jyoti and Sultana Nooran was one of the most played songs of 2014.

The video garnered over two million views and 170,000 likes. Several Indian Instagrammers were seen posting their appreciation in the comments section. “Highway,” directed by filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, was an instant blockbuster. The film starred Randeep Hooda with Alia. Its soundtrack composed by AR Rahman received an overwhelming response upon its release.

Not so long ago, a group of South Korean college students took the internet by storm after dancing to Ranbir Kapoor’s hit “Ghagra” from “Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani.” The students were seen wearing traditional dresses and dancing happily to the Bollywood number. They were seen delivering a stellar performance with the hook step from the hit 2013 film.