1. Bhangra fever hits NBA at half-time as Indian-American dancers take Internet by storm

Bhangra fever hits NBA at half-time as Indian-American dancers take Internet by storm

A group of Indian-American bhangra dancers have taken the social media world by storm with their energetivc performance during the half time of a basketball match.

By: | New Delhi | Published: March 30, 2017 12:08 AM
The video of the dance of the group, which goes by the name Bhangra Empire, was shared on the NBA on their Facebook page next day. (Source: Instagram)

A group of Indian-American bhangra dancers have taken the social media world by storm with their energetivc performance during the half time of a basketball match. Thr group danced its way in the hearts of basketball fans during the match between Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies last sunday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

The video of the dance of the group, which goes by the name Bhangra Empire, was shared on the NBA on their Facebook page next day, saw close to half-a-million views within a day and had been shared more than 8,000 times. As per report, the NBA is celebrating “Bollywood nights” at basketball games during the league.

This was in fact not the first time the group had have performed during an NBA game. This was actually the seventh straight year that the group have produced a magnificient show at a game featuring the Golden State Warriors.

Watch the video here

The group is not new to the media attention and performances in front of huge crowds. They had performed at the White House in 2009 when then US President Barack Obama hosted a state dinner for then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.The group was formed in 2006 It consists of college students and recent graduates.

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