A Twitter user had sent the video of the viral 'Jimikki Kammal' song and Jimmy Kimmel tweeted that he loved it.

I love Jimikki Kammal says Jimmy Kimmel American TV host
Flix Mollywood Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 12:05

Guess who is the latest to catch the Jimikki Kammal craze? Jimmy Kimmel! That's right, the popular American television host and comedian tweeted that he loves the song, too.

The song from the Onam release Velipadinte Pusthakam, which has caught the imagination of people in Kerala and beyond, has become a social media sensation. It has spawned several spin-offs, some of them becoming more popular than the original video.

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The similarity of 'Jimikki Kammal' with 'Jimmy Kimmel' has not gone unnoticed and it was brought to the attention of the host of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' by a Twitter user.

He'd tweeted Jimmy a video of a group of college students from Kerala dancing to the song during the Onam festivities.

Jimmy Kimmel retweeted the video saying he'd not heard the song until now but that he loved it. The song, composed by Shaan Rahman, was sung by Vineeth Sreenivasan and Renjith Unni.

While some didn't understand why Jimmy seemed to like the song, others hoped that he'd feature it in his popular late night show.

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