If you asked Akshat Singh what his greatest goal in life is, he’d answer, “to be happy and to make others happy.”
In fact, that’s the 13-year-old’s motto, and something he succeeds at every day. Not only is the teen from Mumbai, India, an amazing dancer, but he can also make anyone smile. That’s what just earned him the third Golden Buzzer of 2019 on”Britain’s Got Talent.”
This wasn’t the first time Akshat charmed his way into the public’s hearts. The boy’s passion for dancing has been burning since he was little. He attended his first dance class at four years old, when his teacher took one look at him and said he was too fat to keep up with the other children.
But Akshat was determined to prove he could do anything he wanted — and he did. He woke before the sun rose and practiced splits, flips, and other moves until he nailed them every time. Starting in 2011, he recorded himself busting a move and shared the videos online, which were viewed by thousands. Then, in 2014, the then eight-year-old took his exceptional talent to “India’s Got Talent.”
The audience and judges were blown away by the boy’s confidence, flexibility, and amazing aptitude for performing arts. But it was his larger than life personality and stage presence that really stole their hearts.
After that, Askshat became an online sensation, even showcasing his moves on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” where he had everyone in attendance cheering, grinning, and laughing.
The rising star rose even further in 2017, when he performed for “Little Big Shots Australia.” Once again, he captivated everyone with his hilarious facial expressions and the incredible way he moves his body, ending the song with the assertion, “fat people can dance.” Afterwards, the little comedian gave an on-stage interview, sharing his motto and making sure to let everyone know how much he loves eating chicken.
Following Akshat’s most recent audition for “Britain’s Got Talent,” David Walliams said, “I wish I was 13 watching you up there on the stage. You would have made me feel like I could achieve absolutely anything.”
Indeed, this kid has a way of defying expectations, filling other’s hearts with joy, and making everything he does look fun. Whether he wins this competition or not doesn’t matter because regardless, he has a very bright future ahead of him. Still, we wish him the best of luck!
Check out his amazing performance on Ellen and share this teen’s inspiring story to spread the smiles.
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