Move aside Tube Girl, Mumbai’s Train Girl Seema Kanojiya is here to slay

By Fatou Ferraro Mboup

Updated Jan 5, 2024 at 03:23 PM

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Move over Tube Girl, there’s a new dancing sensation grooving through the chaos of public transportation and this time, it’s not in the iconic London Underground, but amid the vibrant chaos of Mumbai’s local trains. Meet the newest sensation, Train Girl.

Just when you thought TikTok couldn’t get any wilder, this Mumbai-based influencer, Seema Kanojiya, boasting a social media following of over 570k,000 on Instagram and 765,000 on TikTok, decided to spice things up, literally taking the dance floor to the tracks. With hair that could rival Medusa’s snakes and moves that would make even the strictest dance instructor nod in approval, Tube Girl burst onto the scene, leaving commuters bewildered and authorities scrambling.

 

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Though Sabrina Bahsoon, aka Tube Girl, set the stage with her audacious moves, this Mumbai sensation decided to take it up a notch, and well, a few million views later, the city was left buzzing. The video was a whirlwind of hair flips, twirls, and moves that seemed to defy both gravity and common sense, all performed with the nonchalant confidence of a Bollywood star.

As the video clocked an impressive 99.3 million views, authorities in India collectively held their breath. The fear? That this trend might catch on like wildfire, with dance-offs erupting in every nook and cranny of the country’s bustling public transportation system. The panic was palpable, and it didn’t take long for Kanojiya to find herself in the hot seat, flanked by two stern-faced officers for an Instagram video apology:

 

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With a tone that walked the fine line between remorse and a subtle eye-roll, she pleaded with the masses to resist the temptation of replicating her avant-garde train dance.

So, in the grand tradition of viral trends, it seems like every city is vying for its tube sensation. What’s next? The New York Subway Swinger? The Tokyo Bullet Train Twirler? The possibilities are as endless as the queues at a subway station during rush hour.

While the authorities in India may have quelled this dance rebellion for now, we can’t help but wonder which city will be the next to join the global subway dance-off. Stay tuned, folks, because, in the unpredictable world of TikTok trends, the only constant is the unexpected. Just remember to mind the gap between platforms and sanity…

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