Flash mobs- a growing trend in India.
Flash mobs are new ways of expressing and promoting a cause. First of all, flash mobs are a growing trend in India. Indians are following the footsteps of the West in doing flash mobs. Rather than being passive; Indians are actively celebrating a cause through conducting flash mobs.
Step up Revolution- the movie which has made it famous.
Flash mobs became popular after the movie, Step Up Revolution that showed amazing flash mobs through unique choreography. Although it is not a new trend the popularity rose through this movie. The movie shows a group of young people from Miami, US willing to promote their talent as dancers. They promoted their unique flash mobs so that they can gain popularity on YouTube and earn.
Origin of flash mobs.
Flash mobs first started as a political protest in Manhattan, US in 2003. A senior editor for Harper’s Magazine organized the mob. The act was unsuccessful. Because it was understood as a criminal activity. Furthermore, the concept changed in different ways. People started doing flash mobs for a cause. While it was difficult to organize but people did it. They were willing to celebrate any cause by taking risks.
Flash mobs are usually taken up, to promote any famous event or to celebrate either an anniversary or a special day. It happens suddenly out of the blue. You will be walking in a busy street or waiting for the metro, then people will spring out suddenly and start dancing to any music.
Indian flash mobs.
India has done numerous flash mobs. If we browse in YouTube, there will be enough videos on flash mobs for different causes. The vibe will be completely different when you watch an Indian flash mob. People literally enjoy themselves without shame. Although it is a sudden event, the organizers take permission from the authorities beforehand.
Let’s check some of the most amazing Indian flash mobs below.