Megastar Chiranjeevi made a comeback to the silver-screen after almost a decade with Khaidi No 150 in 2017. The film had a grand opening and turned out to be one of the biggest blockbusters of Tollywood in the year. Directed by VV Vinayak, Khaidi No 150 is the Telugu remake of Tamil film Kaththi which starred Vijay in the lead and was directed by A.R.Murugadoss. Khaidi No 150 had music by Devi Sri Prasad and was a musically hit flick too. Songs like Sundari, Rathaalu and Ammadu Let’s Do Kummudu are hit numbers from the album and are much loved by fans of the megastar. With so much success in its kitty, the film has now achieved another rare feet which probably no Telugu film has to its credit. The song, Sundari, made an entry to a popular American television show – Steve Harvey Show. A Delhi based dance troupe, Team Shraey Khanna, performed the song Sundari during their performance and was much loved by the audience present there who gave them a standing ovation for their performance. The performance was aired on the March 1st episode of the show. The video of their performance on the Steve Harvey Show for the song Sundari is going viral on social media. Watch the video here:
Another South Indian song to gain global attention was the recent Malayalam hit song, Jimikki Kammal, from the Mohanlal starrer Velipadinte Pusthakam. The song was released by the makers as a promotional video for the film which turned out to be one of the most viral songs in Indian cinema. Jimikki Kammal even grabbed the attention of popular American television show host Jimmy Kimmel whose name rhymes with the song. On Twitter, when asked by one of the fans about the song Jimikki Kammal, Jimmy Kimmel had said that he loved the song.