Jimikki Kammal fever continues as the original video fetches 3 crore views in YouTube!!
If Tamil cinema has ‘Why this Kolaveri di’, Malayalam cinema has got ‘Jimikki Kammal’. This peppy number from Mohanlal’s latest release Velipadinte Pusthakam has gone absolutely viral. Ever since the song was released, it has been trending viral across all platforms. The song has got several versions and spin-offs with some of them grabbing the attention of non-Keralites also.
People from different parts of the world have been posting their dance videos and verisons for this fun song. The original version of ‘Jimikki Kammal’ that was uploaded on YouTube has fetched a whopping 3 crore views. It is well on course to become one of the most watched Indian song videos in YouTube.
Shaan Rahman composed this song and Vineeth Sreenivasan along with Renjith Unni have rendered it. Anil Panachooran’s quirky lyrics is the USP of this song. The original video is a fun campus number featuring a set of youngsters including Angamaly Diaries fame Sarath Kumar, Jude Anthany Joseph and Aanandam fame Arun Kurian among others. Mohanlal makes an entry only towards the end of the song riding a bicycle.
Velipadinte Pusthakm, written by Benny P Nayarambalam is directed by Lal Jose. The movie recently crossed its one month of theatrical run. Although critics have given mixed reviews, it has been doing good business acorss all the centers. The movie is funded by Mohanlal’s own production house Aashirvad Cinemas.