The Kings, a hip-hop dance crew from Mumbai, has emerged victorious on American reality television show World of Dance. The group took home a cash prize of $1 million.
The Kings, who are Mumbai-based hip-hop dance crew has won the American dance reality show World of Dance and has bagged 1 million dollars. The 14-member crew impressed judges including Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez, and Derek Hough with their amazing performances and made its way into the hearts of the people. In fact, the judges gave them a standing ovation and gave them 100 scores on their finale performance thus ensuring their victory.
On the show, the other finalists included a contemporary dancer Briar Nolet from Canada, a hip-hop group from the Philippines, the sister duo of Ellie and Ava, VPeepz, and Unity LA, a 10-person squad from Southern California.
The kings won India’s Got Talent Season 3 in 2011 and later secured a third place in World Hip-Hop Dance Championship 2015. The group was founded by dancer Suresh Mukun in 2008 and specializes in Bolly-hip-hop style.
Recently, Suresh took to social media to share the news with his fans and wrote, “Finally, we can say India is on Top in Dancing and history has been created which will be remembered and cherished forever! Tonight is the night which each and every Indian is going to remember for life and feel proud seeing the Indian Flag flying high with the perfect score for our stellar performance. 100 100 100! It was the best experience of our life so far. The journey of local dancers from the small gully of Vasai Nallasopara to the WORLD CHAMPIONS was really challenging filled with never-ending hard work and dedication.”
Here’s a look at their finale performance:
In the episode aired on April 28, the group performed on Bollywood number Yeh Raat
The Kings ruled the stage with their scintillating performance on Malhari
Judges were blown away by The Kings’ performance in the Qualifiers round
The Kings make the audiences go crazy with their mind-blowing performance on Tattad Tattad
Talking about The Kings, the crew comprises 14 members (aged between 17-27) and they have been receiving top marks right from the start of the season. The group’s dance specialty is Bolly hip-hop and shot to fame with India’s Got Talent season 3. Speaking of the reality show, the same started off on February 26 on NBC channel and Scott Evans hosted this new season.