Actress Deepika Padukone was left impressed by a group of senior citizens’ wit and charm during a TV show.
Zee TV’s multi-city tour in search of happy souls who dance direct dil se — on ‘Dil Se Naachein India waale’ — recently started with a round of Mumbai auditions that witnessed spirited performances from contestants across all age groups and diverse backgrounds.
Amongst many dance enthusiasts, The Bold & The Beautiful — a group of eight senior citizens from a laughter club here left the show’s panelists surprised with their dance. While they received a standing ovation from all the celebrity panelists and live audience, one of the senior most members of the group – Vinod, floored Deepika as he revealed that it has been his wish to dance with the actress since his “childhood”, read a statement.
He said: “Meri umar hai pachpan, par mujhme inabhibhi hai bachpan” (My age is 55, but I am a child at heart).
Deepika agreed to dance with him and said that it was an honour for her to perform with him. She was blown away by Vinod’s energy levels when they shook a leg together on one of Deepika’s favourite songs ‘Balam pichkari’.