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Fusion Dance!!!

June 26, 2009

Why do I love India?

Simple, it is the diversity; it is the fusion of so many things, so many cultures and so many art forms.

Indyeah (the famous blogger :mrgreen: ) had asked me to post my dappankoothu/pandi dance video but I will reserve that for a later date.

The below dance that you will see, holds a special place in my heart coz it was the last dance we did in college (a college called CET) in 2005.

The male dancer on the extreme right had high fever that day (103 degrees) and the male dancer, second from right had a major bout of appendicitis that day, but we all danced coz it was our very last performance in collegeΒ even when we had onlyΒ a week to “make” this dance.

Nope, we did not hold anything back that day. Nope, it was not our best performance but I love it coz it signifies the diversity that we have, we Indians have!!!!!!

As usual, this post comes with the warning: πŸ˜€

Please don’t throw eggs at your monitor………

Enjoy (OG is the dancer on extreme left. If I was only that thin now πŸ˜› )!!!

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  1. chewmysambhar permalink
    June 26, 2009 5:12 am

    I AM FIRST! I AM FIRST!!
    OG: YAY!!!!! you are first again!!!!!!!!!! congrats! πŸ˜€
    OG, you are the one on the extreme left -First row? ?
    OG: YES!
    Enne oru Involvement, commitment!;P
    OG: I know, I am a passionate dancer πŸ˜›
    By the way, super dancer dude nee πŸ™‚ Cheers!
    Post one individual video!
    OG: yes, I will …… pakkalam πŸ˜›
    Sing, dance and work with computers… Living life king size i guess πŸ™‚
    OG: yes, life is meant to be lived well………. πŸ˜› ellena, there is no point in living πŸ˜›
    It was heart warming to see the video. Nostalgia:)
    OG: nostalgia it is for me πŸ˜›

  2. chewmysambhar permalink
    June 26, 2009 5:13 am

    Waiting for the Dappankoothu video! Post soon!!!
    Cheers:)
    OG: dappankoothu video…err…. I am embarressed to post it actually…… πŸ˜›

  3. June 26, 2009 5:19 am

    love the beginning… chennai senthamizh is one of my all time fav songs… πŸ™‚ Asin dances beautifully in it.
    in fact, now that u mention it, i fell in love with jayam ravi at first sight after seeing this song. but too bad he’s already hitched 😦 u’re beginning to see my pattern, arent u? lol
    in fact u shud b singing this for 3-sha πŸ˜› πŸ˜€
    OG: you like jayam ravi???? yeah I see your pattern πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
    I am always singing for 4-sha… remember “ekantha chandrike”

    ROFL!! whose comment was that in beginning… ellavareyum nannayi focus cheytholanam??? πŸ˜› πŸ˜› too loud
    OG: it was my dear frd nicknamed “Spar mone” πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
    my good lord… u weren’t kidding… u really were reed thin then!!
    OG: Sob sob!!! damn this software life!!!!
    and the guys to the right do look tired… poor things! but i liked the ending… i was wondering what the guys r doing standing silently and then whoosh! they drop with a plop! πŸ˜› πŸ˜› lol nice work, dude! and u r seriously in nostalgic mood, arent u??
    OG: yeah, it was brave of them to dance that day……. and yes nostalgia has set in!!!!!!!!
    P.S.: was Ms X, Y or Z anywhere on the stage (or even audience)???
    OG: audience πŸ˜› is answer πŸ˜›

    • June 26, 2009 5:19 am

      ok i’m 2nd!! πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
      and that too becoz i waited for ur damn long video to finish!! LOL

      but still it’s ok…. close to the record lol πŸ˜‰
      OG: yes close to record but have to do better next time πŸ˜› πŸ˜› hehehehehehehehhehehe
      thanks for watching video πŸ˜› seriously

      • June 26, 2009 5:29 am

        thanks onnum pora…. commission evide??? LOL!!
        OG: ooooh, commission eppo tharan πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› payya vennum πŸ˜›

  4. June 26, 2009 5:40 am

    lol… in your close up you were really seriously doing the steps… !! and not looking at the cam at all !!!
    OG: hahahahahaha πŸ˜› yes dude, it was a serious dance πŸ˜›
    i m impressed… I would have to be pushed onto stage… I wont make fun at all !!!!
    OG: well thanks for not making fun πŸ˜›
    And yes we love India for its diversity dont we… !!!
    OG: yes we do!!!!!!!!!!! YAY!

  5. June 26, 2009 5:47 am

    Aliyaaa…in your words ‘ CLASSIC ‘!!! All these while, I thought you were kidding about your dancing skills. That was real good man ! You really do dance well. and if this was your not-so-great performance, Im eagerly waiting to watch some of your best. Do you have it on youtube??
    OG: classic!!! πŸ˜› ROFL….
    I “used” to be a decent dancer… eppo. everything is gone πŸ˜›
    murphy’s law… the ones I have on utube are not my best……. and my best ones were never captured on camera……… shesh……

    Ok now, coming to the actual point, Im not bothered about the guys who danced with you. Give details on those center-of-attraction girls, will ya?

    OG: dai, dai… they are good frds…… πŸ˜› no comments πŸ˜› you need to get married :mrgreen:

    • June 26, 2009 5:57 am

      Thats what even I have got to say. I need to get married!!! But if they are good friends of yours, leave it!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Endinaa paavangale kuzhi chennu chaadikkunnadu,le? πŸ˜‰
      OG: hahahahahahahaha πŸ˜› nalla mathippu annalae ninakku ????? πŸ˜› kollam machu… I am in same boat as you πŸ˜›

      • June 26, 2009 6:03 am

        Sigh !!! How long will I keep travelling with people like you in the same boat !!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

        Jab tak rahega samosa mein aaalu ??? πŸ˜‰
        OG: ellathinum samayam undu daasa πŸ˜›
        (everything has its time, dude)

        • June 26, 2009 6:06 am

          ROFL ! I didnt expect that ‘daasa’ dialogue. Cool !!
          OG: that is one dialog I keep telling myself πŸ˜›

          Btw, watching your other videos on youtube !!! You are one talent buddy !!!
          OG: err…. thanks for watching πŸ˜› nanni undu πŸ˜›

  6. anishthomas permalink
    June 26, 2009 5:47 am

    Ajith i have seen this video and commented abt it long time back.Love the choreo man…simply superb πŸ™‚ …….this one is closer to my heart πŸ˜€ ……
    kudos 2 U’r friends too… even though they were sick, they performed really well..is’t too late to appreciate them also ?
    OG: thanks aliyaaaaa. πŸ˜›
    yes machu, never late to appreciate frds…. never late……. that is what frdship is πŸ˜›

  7. June 26, 2009 8:10 am

    I have watched this before yay!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Infact I made my sis watch too and we giggled along to glory.. the last time you had posted the vid πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€
    OG: hahahahahahaha πŸ˜› tortured your sister as well πŸ˜›
    I want to see OG dance now.. I mean dance and make a vid and post it πŸ˜€
    OG: πŸ˜› ROFL!!!! πŸ˜‰ lemme see πŸ˜›

  8. June 26, 2009 8:10 am

    P.S: I wanna know when you post your posts 😦 I never come first anymore!
    OG: I generally post my stuff around morning india time. Will drop a mail next time i post something πŸ˜‰

    • June 26, 2009 8:50 am

      Winnie one post for you so you only come first πŸ˜€
      OG: πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

  9. June 26, 2009 8:39 am

    WOW!
    OG!! AWESOME! πŸ˜€
    OG: Thanku Thanku
    the song and the tune as well as the choreography!
    you are hyper energetic!!!! πŸ˜€
    OG: πŸ˜› hyper energetic? me πŸ˜›

    college has some amazing memories na?
    *sigh*
    I MISS my college days 😦
    OG: I also miss them πŸ˜›

    PS:-waiting for the dappankoothu/pandi dance video
    OG: hehehehehehehehehe

    • June 26, 2009 8:43 am

      you were really thin πŸ˜€
      and now ? πŸ˜‰
      OG: now I am about the size of a small fridge πŸ˜›
      I love the diversity part in the song..the way two completely different dances mix to form a whole πŸ™‚ (I am serious πŸ˜› )
      fusion dances are amazing to watch!
      OG: yeah, I love “all dance forms” πŸ˜› you are serious???? what happened πŸ˜›

      famous blogger?
      phooeey! πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

      *Indy thinking of ways of using this ‘famous tag’ to her advantage* :mrgreen:
      OG: ROFL……. πŸ™‚ and OG and Vimmuuu are always here to bring you back to ground πŸ˜€

      • June 26, 2009 10:03 am

        yes… he was thin… and now he is amreeeeeeeeka… lots of bread and cheese… and beer… !!! πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
        OG: hahahahahhahahhahahaha πŸ˜›

  10. June 26, 2009 9:15 am

    Awesome!!!

    You are a fantastic dancer but why did you look so serious? Did you dance like this at the nightclub?
    OG: ROFL!!! yeah, I did look a lot serious…. but that had another reason to it that day…… πŸ™‚
    hehehehe, in nightclub it was opposite πŸ˜› thanks

  11. June 26, 2009 9:56 am

    dude I couldn’t find the relationship between the song and the dance.. πŸ˜›
    OG: it is not meant to have any connection πŸ˜›
    And ya well I have always found the song funny , Chennai senthamil? lol πŸ˜›
    OG: hahahahah πŸ˜›
    But ya wish I could dance like that πŸ˜‰
    OG: ROFL!!! πŸ˜›

  12. June 26, 2009 1:36 pm

    Haha that was so amazing. You do dance well.
    OG: thank you πŸ˜›
    You are from CET? I know a lot of people from CET. I also lived for 6 months in YWCA TVM!!! I like that place in spite of all its weird men on the roads….
    OG: yes CET!!! OMG….. πŸ˜› I used to know a few gals from YWCA …. hehehehehehehe πŸ˜›
    weird men on roads??? now that is there in every city…… but yes, I love TVM

    • June 26, 2009 8:54 pm

      Weird men on the roads? Ha..ha..ha..

      Men are weird period. πŸ˜›
      OG: trust you to come up with that πŸ˜†

  13. June 26, 2009 2:03 pm

    wohoo!!! Thats a great performance. I have always loved the Fusion dance concept!! as u say brings out the diversity so well.
    OG: Thank you so much!

  14. June 26, 2009 3:01 pm

    You dance very very well!!! And it was very well choreographed too – I am amazed that you guys put it together in a week!! Its fantastic!
    OG: Thanku thanku!!!!
    You certainly sound like you had the best time in college!
    OG: hehehehehehe πŸ˜› you know the answer to that one πŸ˜›
    And you are so right, the diversity in India is fantastic – even better is the way, we all do a ‘fusion’, isn’t it? Right from languages to dances ! Wonderful! This time OG’s message packaged with a wonderful performance πŸ™‚
    OG: YAY!!!!! diversity is the key πŸ˜›

  15. June 26, 2009 6:05 pm

    COOL DANCE!!! a funny thing is tat i can only appreciate ppl dancing.. i just cant dance.. i mean i wudnt dare dance even in the dark wen i m alone.. kinda weirdly phobic.. may b.. πŸ˜› πŸ˜€ but i really looovee watching friends dance!! πŸ™‚ funny, huh??
    but seriously.. was great!!:)
    OG: Thanku thanku!!!!! dance phobia?? how that is the first time I am hearing this πŸ˜›
    the best way to get over it is to dance………. πŸ˜›

    • June 27, 2009 4:07 pm

      LOL!!! i’ll die even at the prospect of the very idea of me dancing!!!!! shear!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€
      OG: πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› wokay πŸ˜›

  16. June 26, 2009 7:08 pm

    First …. time here. Njoyed that dance. India n its diversity – Wow!
    OG:: thanku thanku so much!!!!!!!! πŸ˜› welcome to the world of OG

  17. June 26, 2009 8:50 pm

    OG, You dance really well. I mean even on other videos, I told you that. *praising ends*
    OG: YAY!!!!!!! don Sololi…… are you feeling alright??? πŸ˜› hahahahahahahahhahaha
    but seriously, thanks…….. πŸ˜› I know I am good πŸ˜‰ ROFL

    Now all you have to do is sing that Liver song and dance…boom! your own music video.
    OG: hmm…… interestnig……. idea…. I might just do it πŸ˜› for blog

  18. June 26, 2009 8:52 pm

    You are really tall, guy! You were a famous CET-ian. Weren’t you? πŸ™‚
    OG: Err…… I was just another ordinary soul in that college πŸ˜› and I am not that tall….. just above 6

    • June 26, 2009 9:26 pm

      he is lying solilo!!!!!

      ha! ordinary guy!!!!

      crafty refuses to believe!!!!!

      EOG!!!!!!!

      πŸ˜›

      lol! hugs!!!
      OG: ROFL!!!!!! hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! πŸ˜› thanks

    • Solilo permalink
      June 26, 2009 9:52 pm

      Above 6 is not tall?! 😐 So what is tall in your dictionary?
      OG: i look like a small kid compared to people here in america πŸ˜›

      • June 27, 2009 6:08 am

        You look like a small kid compared to people in America?
        what is this?Gulliver’s travel rewritten? πŸ˜†
        you are the tiny human and they are all giants? πŸ˜€
        OG: even the girls here are 6 foot and hefty…… πŸ˜› hahahahahahaha
        so you can guess how the guys must be :P……… so many massive (well fed) people……

        • June 27, 2009 6:13 am

          6 foot? πŸ™„
          OG: πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
          petite women are rare? most men and women are giants! and well fed? πŸ˜€
          OG: hahahahahahahaha πŸ˜› yeah….. I know πŸ˜›

          Look who’s talking! πŸ˜†
          bhagoooo!
          OG: yes bhagooooooo πŸ˜› OG is dieting now πŸ˜›

          *makes a reminder to check with Solilo about OG’s tall tales* πŸ˜›
          OG: yeah, πŸ˜› check with her πŸ˜›

      • June 27, 2009 6:23 am

        OG, you need to meet more normal people. The ones you are talking about are the Beer chugging ones. I mean yes! they are taller but there are as many normal people too….petite women just like them XX ones.
        OG: ROFL………. πŸ˜› okay….agree but the average build of people here is much higher than in india…. poeple take sports and gymming seriously here……
        I meet tons of women trying out size 0 and 00 when I pick size 8 😦
        OG: hehehehehehehehehehe πŸ˜›

        • June 27, 2009 6:24 am

          Before anyone objects to my “normal” comment. What I meant was you know giants as mentioned by OG.
          OG: yeah, we understand you…… πŸ™‚

    • June 27, 2009 6:03 am

      just above 6? I am not that tall?

      *slinking away after thinking of her own piddly lil height*
      OG: ROFL!!!!!!!!!!! hahahahahahahahaha πŸ˜›

      • June 27, 2009 6:25 am

        OG will call us Lilliputs. πŸ˜†
        OG: hahahahahahahahahaha πŸ˜› no, I wont….. πŸ˜€

  19. June 26, 2009 8:55 pm

    Sho! I don’t have anything to pull your legs. πŸ™„
    OG: πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› good…… πŸ˜›

  20. June 26, 2009 8:56 pm

    College days are the best. For me school days but still those carefree days. Sigh!
    OG: YAY!!! college days are the best… my school life sucked…….. πŸ˜› i know… those carefree days

  21. June 26, 2009 9:24 pm

    wow that is so so cool EOG!!!!
    OG: thanks!!!!!!!!
    first crafty comes to know that Indy is trained dancer, and now she watches “ganpathy specialist” πŸ™„ EOG dancing away like a pro….

    everybody tricked crafty….

    πŸ˜₯
    OG: awww…… ROFL…. πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

    really in college these things were so so imp….ya, studies too happened, but that’s like the last reason to be in college! πŸ˜›
    OG: studies was least important πŸ˜›

    hats off to all the guys n u for this dance!!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€
    OG: thanks

    now i will be wary of dancing in front of u too, EOG u deceptive traitor!!!!

    *crafty storms away all unconsolable*
    OG: dont worry crafty…. .we will only do ganapathy dance…….. πŸ˜›

  22. June 27, 2009 7:09 am

    It was gooood! At least you have videos of your performances. I don’t have a single video. 😦
    Yes, I was in a dance group too but some how the idea of making a video never crossed anyone’s mind.
    Great choreography!
    OG: you should have taken videos dude….. adds to memories……….. πŸ˜› and thnaks

  23. Quirky Indian permalink
    June 27, 2009 7:46 am

    Dude, you’re a rockstar.

    Nothing else to say.

    Cheers,

    Quirky Indian
    OG: thanks mate!!!!!!!

  24. June 27, 2009 12:58 pm

    One after the other . OG is boundless !
    OG: hahahahahahahaha πŸ˜›

  25. June 27, 2009 1:27 pm

    That was great.. nice.. Fusion.. πŸ™‚
    OG: Thanks!!!
    College days are the best.. good that you have videos to remember all this πŸ™‚
    OG: I know πŸ˜›
    and you’re above 6 feet and not tall..? what are u saying..?
    OG: πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

  26. June 28, 2009 6:54 am

    You are rocking dude.. πŸ™‚ I loved your dance.. it’s really really good πŸ˜€

    you are very serious looking πŸ™‚ I love that song very much πŸ™‚

    and I am now watching you other dance performances in Youtube πŸ˜€
    OG: thanks machi πŸ˜›

    • June 28, 2009 4:19 pm

      which reminds me that I have to also see those dances and get some more fodder for pulling your leg πŸ˜›
      OG: ROFL!

  27. June 28, 2009 7:02 am

    machi… r u working in Patni??

    just seen a video with Patni label and your name… but couldn’t recognize..
    OG: yup………..

    • June 29, 2009 3:48 am

      thats also really good one.. you are looking somewhat fat there πŸ™‚
      OG: I am fat dude πŸ˜›

  28. June 28, 2009 4:18 pm

    knock knock! new post please ! πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
    OG: hahaha πŸ˜› today, in about 15 mins, I am leaving for sunnyvale πŸ˜›
    so new post will take time πŸ˜›

  29. June 28, 2009 5:56 pm

    I’m a Filipino who finds the Indian culture appealing. This is the reason why I would go over some Indian blogs from time to time. Just like now. πŸ˜‰
    OG: thanks for visiting dude, but you will not find much of “indian Culture” here on this blog….. πŸ˜›
    thanks!!!

  30. June 29, 2009 6:28 am

    Hello Friend! Howz Sunnyvale treating you? πŸ˜€
    OG: so far, so good πŸ˜€

  31. July 9, 2009 1:48 pm

    Hey! Sorry I’m EXSTREMELY late BUT you know how it is.
    Anyway, I’m not going to throw eggs at the monitor. πŸ˜› because you guys are good. πŸ˜€ And hat off to your friends (or shall i say co-dancers) that were sick BUT still proformed. πŸ™‚
    I’ve seen this video before and you’ve had my review. πŸ˜‰
    OG! I’ve got an idea. You want to lose weight. Right? Why don’t you start dancing again in SF? You get your daily exercise and you’ll have fun because you’ll be doing something you love. πŸ™‚ What say??

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