Ask any ’90s kid and they will tell you the memories they share with the famous Bollywood songs from the hit film Mohra. Staring Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon, songs like ‘Tip Tip Barsa Paani’ and ‘Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast’ had a similar effect on the audience like today’s ‘Chikni Chameli’ or ‘Kala Chashma’.
But as is the way of the world, the past joins with the present, and in this case, you have Raveena and Akshay dancing not to ‘Tu Cheez…’ but to Sia’s ‘Cheap Thrills’. Yes, it happened, and the result is just hilarious.
What led to this weird idea we are not sure, but one similarity is evident – the Sia hair cut. Look at the background dancers with Raveena in glittery reds, well, not exactly but quite the parody. Or was Sia inspired by this? Only the hairstyle, let’s make it clear.
If one had to count the number of times Cheap Thrills has inspired Indians to come up with parodies, remixes and dance-offs this year, there is a good chance the number might be in triple digits.
This particularly mash-up has been timed brilliantly with the actors’ moves, which – if we’re being very honest – leave a lot to be desired when it comes to finesse, but the tempo and mood match beat for beat. Add to this Paresh Rawal’s hilarious moves at the beginning of the sequence, and this remix will totally make your day.
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