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.”