If you like to dance then you must have surely heard of an all-boys dance group called the MJ5. Dance runs in their bloodstreams and their quirky and insanely co-ordinated videos have managed to take everyone by surprise. This all-male dance quintet is already an internet sensation for its moves. However, they blew us all away when they made their singing debut with the track ‘Bawaal‘ and launched themselves as India’s youngest boy band. Watching these talented boys venture into the world of music is nothing short of thrilling. Here’s everything you need to know about their new track and the idea behind it!
All about MJ5
A mutual love for dance & music brought college friends, R Kartik, Himanshu Gola, Rohit Singh, Vishnu Kumar and Dennis Anthony together and they formed the MJ5 in 2013. Throughout these years, this talented dance crew has formed a legacy for themselves with their unique locking & popping animative style. Also, they hold the world record for having 26 different variations of a moonwalk, how cool is that? They won the title of India’s Dancing Superstar on Star Plus back in 2013 and since then their following has only been growing by the day. Currently, MJ5 has more than 670k followers on Instagram and 2.27 million subscribers on YouTube. However, they just launched themselves as India’s youngest boy band and blew everyone away. Keep reading for the deets!
All about their debut track ‘Bawaal‘
Many A-list celebrities like Kartik Aryan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Remo D’Souza and many more have been a fan of MJ5′s work. However, they took everyone by surprise when they launched their own debut single ‘Bawaal‘ and ventured into the music industry. Their track composed by Dixant Shaurya and Nitish R Kumar in association with One Digital Entertainment. Their colourful music video was shot entirely in the Maldives and it gives out a beautiful summery weekend vibe. Directed by Kishalay Tiwari and Nitish R Kumar, The idea behind this fun track is to encourage people to adopt a positive mindset and combat the pandemic-blues that many of us are feeling. MJ5 nailed the vocals and it can truly pass off as the new summer anthem of 2021! Also, this track proved how versatile these boys are, from kick-ass dancing to creating groovy music, they can do it all.
Here’s what the founder of MJ5, R Kartik has to say,
While our dance work has been largely influenced by international artists like Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and Usher. We have also been very fond of BTS and the cult legacy they have carved for themselves as a boy band in the millennial age. As creative artists, we never wanted to restrict ourselves to just dance and wanted to explore other avenues within the creative gamut. Our vision is to be one of the best millennial powerhouse boy band sensations and India’s answer to BTS & K-Pop music. Our debut track is an ode to all the heroes out there who emerged like warriors from a tumultuous 2020 and dived into 2021 with gratitude and optimism, looking towards a promising future devoid of restrictions and dismay. That darkness is behind you, and only happiness is ahead.
We are absolutely loving ‘Bawaal’ and are totally mesmerised by their picturesque music video. In only 2 days, they have garnered more than 2.6 million views on YouTube. Have you checked their awesome music video out yet? If you haven’t then click here and start grooving right away!
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