The Commissionerate Police has warned people not to take up the “Kiki Challenge” which is going viral on various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. The challenge involves jumping out of a moving car and dancing alongside it.
The twin city police of Odisha have appealed to the youth of the city not to perform or encourage such dangerous dance or acts. The city police also warned of registration of cases against the violators.
In a tweet, the Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Commissionerate Police termed the ‘kikichallenge’ a “bizarre” act and urged youths not to attempt it anywhere.
— DCP Bhubaneswar (@dcpbbsr) August 1, 2018
Taking up this weird challenge may land them in a hospital bed or behind bars. The police will lodge complaint and book the people whoever takes the Kiki challenge and create nuisance on roads. People who try to do such Kiki Challenges will be penalised in accordance with Section 184, 188 of the Motor Vehicles Act and Indian Penal Code Sections 268, 337, 338 and 304 (A), depending upon the case details.
Before Delhi, Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Jaipur have also issued advisories against taking up the Kiki challenge. People, however, are continuing to try the dance challenge inspite of the warnings.
Not only youths but also several celebrities have posted their videos doing the challenge. Actor Adah Sharma, Nora Fatehi and Varun Sharma had posted their Kiki challenge videos on their Twitter accounts.
Know various Facts about Kiki challenge !
> The Kiki Challenge, also known as the ‘In My Feelings Challenge’.
> It involves an individual jumping out of a slow-moving car and shimmying to the tune of ‘In My Feelings’, the latest song by Canadian rapper Drake.
While the individual improvises the dance moves, the signature heart move is consistent. The driver of the vehicle is filming this.
Why its called as KIKI Challenge?
> Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ song is from his fifth studio album called ‘Scorpion’.
> The song’s lyrics reportedly have references to several of Drake’s former lovers – alleged or otherwise – including Jennifer Lopez and Caresha Brownlee.
> ‘Kiki’ is a reference to Drake’s childhood sweetheart Keshia Chante, who is popularly known as KeKe.
How it went viral?
> The Kiki Challenge went viral on June 30 when internet comedian Shiggy posted a video to Instagram of himself dancing to the song on a road.
> After the video went viral, thousands of people have taken up the challenge.
> American footballer Odell Beckham Jr also recorded himself dancing outside his car.
> Hollywood actor Will Smith had also uploaded the video his version of Kiki Challenge on top of a bridge in Budapest.