Fifty years to the day after the release of the hip-swiveling tune "The Twist", the man who made it famous celebrated the occasion in his hometown. “Chubby Checker” performed on Friday at a free noontime concert at Philadelphia City Hall. About 1,000 people joined in on the gyrations, some even invited onstage by the South Philadelphia-bred singer.
Checker brought groups of fans onstage throughout the concert. Ages, sizes and senses of rhythm varied widely, "The Twist", which kept the crowd going despite temperatures around 90 degrees.
“The twist has been in bollywood “ from the old black and white era but the great “Hip Shake” will be always a bollywood favorite no matter what for its subtle seductive charm. the ver so subtle hip shake that every bollywood movie or song had to have at one time is slowly dieng away.
If things go as planned, pop sensation Shakira would sing and shake her booty and also do the ever so popular “bollywood Hip shake” for a Bollywood flick. Film producer Surya Pratap is in final stages of negotiations with Shakira for a song in his movie The Final Call which is based on the theme of father-son relationship. Rumour has it that Shakira will not just sing the song but would also be part of a music video to be shot in Los Angeles. If things fall in place, Shakira would do the hip-shaking jig with the films leading man, probably Sanjay Dutt.
The bollywood hip shake is also popularly known in hindi as “TUMKA”
Belly dance is also a popular dance form similar to Bollywood moves and in which the hip shake is much more prominent