Sanjeev Shrivastava aka India’s beloved ‘dancing uncle’ has some taken the Indian internet by storm with his amazing dancing skills. He instantly became a viral sensation after his video of him and his wife dancing to Govinda’s 1987 film Khudgarz song ‘Aap Ke Aa Jane Se’ spread like fire across the internet. The performance was at his brother in law’s sangeet ceremony. As the demand of the dancing uncle has grown on social media, he created social media profiles to share more dancing videos on Govinda’s songs. Now, Sanjeev Shrivastava’s internet fame got him an opportunity to visit the sets of Salman Khan‘s Dus Ka Dum.
The dancing uncle, aka Sanjeev Shrivastava, got an opportunity to meet Salman Khan on the sets of his reality show Dus Ka Dum. The 46-year-old assistant professor along with his wife and kids even got a chance for photo ops. Not only that, he also got to be a part of the show wherein he recreated the Govinda song ‘Aap Ke Aa Jane Se’ which made him nationwide famous. Salman was seen thoroughly enjoying in the promo of the upcoming episode as the audience cheered for Sanjeev Shrivastava.
The dancing video which went viral got a lot of views but not many know Sanjeev’s emphatic story. When Sanjeev shot an episode with Salman Khan, he made the actor and host dance to his tunes and both of them together did the signature dance step. Apart from his famous dance moves, Salman was eager to know his story. He was curious to know how the video went viral and what was his reaction when he realized he attracted nationwide attention.
Dabbu Uncle as he is popularly known as revealed that last year his younger brother died in an unfortunate train accident. This situation shocked everyone and left his mother in a huge trauma. Ever since this incident his mother never left home and didn’t even smile. She stopped mingling with her relatives and neighbours. But after a year when Sanjeev’s video got viral, everything changed. One day when she heard the hustle bustle around her house she went down for the first time as she wanted to inquire about the matter. After watching Sanjeev’s video she smiled and laughed after a really long time. Sanjeev on seeing his mom happy was dancing and was on cloud nine!
Sanjeev said, “I don’t want any money from anyone for this video. I am happy that people are enjoying it. I am grateful that people liked my video. It is because of the response I received for the video, my mother came down and saw the video. This made her smile. I was dying to see her cheerful face. I am happy that her smile is back and this will eventually help her to get over my younger brother’s untimely demise.”
After his instant fame, Sajeev Shrivastava got an opportunity to even met Suniel Shetty and was absolutely delighted. Dus Ka Dum 3 episodes air every Tuesday on Sony.