akshat singh By Aishwarya Krishnan

Eight year old Akshat Singh who is one of the semi-finalists on India’s Got Talent 5, recently appeared on the much renowned TV Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. This boy from Kolkata recently set the e-world on fire with his dance moves.  A die hard Salman Khan Fan, Akshat performed to many of Khan’s hit numbers throughout the show.

With an aim of proving ‘fat kids can dance’, Akshat’s dance videos have gone viral not only in India but also in the US. His YouTube video called “The Fat Indian Kid Dance” is what began the cycle. This was his first performance on the stage of India’s Got Talent. He shook his leg to the popular Salman Khan number Mera Hi Jalwa. Having begun dancing at a young age of 4, Akshat has stunned many with his flexibility and agility. He has never let his weight come in the way of his love for dance.

The Ellen DeGeneres show has had various guests ranging from Hollywood celebrities like Jonny Depp, Elle Fanning, etc. to politicians like Hillary Clinton, Tom Delay,etc.

The young talent was invited to shoot a special episode of this international show. He willingly accepted the offer and showcased brilliant dance moves. The Ellen DeGeneres show, which aired last night, saw a phenomenal response. The eight year old confidently performed to the worldwide audience.  Here is the video of his performance.