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  • Shambhavi Pathak

Little known fact about the World of Dance 2019 Champions- The Kings

Updated: Jun 13, 2019

They were the champions of the World of Dance 2019 blowing the judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and Ne-Yo with their amazing choreographies and performances. I mean they literally brought the judges down to their knees.

So here are some lesser known facts about them.

First Indian group to win World Hip Hop Dance Championship

The Kings United was the first Indian group to win a medal the World Hip Hop Dance Championship in 2015 held at San Diego, California. They secured a bronze medal.

Fictitious Dance Group

In 2009, Suresh Mukund along with Vernon Monteiro formed a Hip Hop group called the Fictitious Dance Group which went on to win multiple reality shows like Boogie Woogie, India’s Got Talent, Entertainment ke liye kuch bhi karega, and many more. During this time they changed their name to SNV Group based on the initials of the first name of their founders.


Remo D’Souza’s movie ABCD 2 was based on Suresh Mukund’s and his team’s journey through the World Hip- hop Championship. Varun Dhawan played the role of Suresh in the movie.

Kings United Kingdom of Art

In January 2016, they opened their own dance academy, "Kings United Kingdom Of Art" in Vasai. The academy was inaugurated by Remo D'souza and Varun Dhawan.

Emmy Nomination

Their 3 performances at World of Dance season 3 are submitted for Emmy Nominations. They have decided to split 80% of the $1 million dollar prize money of World of Dance among the crew.

The Kings have made India proud on the international platforms. Their amazing choreography, hard work, and dedication have proved that they really are the Kings.