Sheril G Kadavan is a teacher by profession and a dancer by passion. She became an overnight internet sensation after the video of students and teachers dancing to the hit number ‘Entammede Jimikki Kammal’ from the film ‘Velipadinte Pusthakam’ went viral on social media.
Sheril G Kadavan, the 23 year old girl hails from Cherthala, Pallippuram, Kerala. She is faculty at Indian School of Commerce, Kakkanadu, Kerala. Sheril considers teaching as her profession and dance as a passion. She is a trained classical dancer.
Sheril planned to conduct a flash mob with students during Onam celebrations intended to create a bond with them. For this activity, she along with her friend choreographed the video ‘Entammede Jimikki Kammal’ from the film ‘Velipadinte Pusthakam’ directed by Lal Jose. Jimikki Kammal is originally a noted folk song about a couple’s fight over an earring.
Two lines from the original was adapted into the film as a campus song. While rest of the lines were penned by Anil Panachooran, the tune was set by Shaan Rahman. The Jimikki Dance Challenge announced by Mohanlal spread like wildfire. As the students and teachers of Indian School of Commerce (ICS) shook their legs to the hit song ‘Entammede Jimikki Kammal’ the dance video became a hit and garnered over 15 million views.
Sheril, who wooed the spectators with her graceful performance became a big sensation among the youth in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Apart from her fan followers, she got congratulatory messages from celebrities. Much surprisingly, Sheril received a call for KS Ravikumar-Vijay’s film. She called back and told she is not interested to try acting profession as she wishes to continue as a teacher.