Channamayigowda, who became popular after his dance for the popular Kannada song Alladsu.. Alladsu (shake it shake it) from the movie Chowka went viral as people confused him with Karnataka's Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
Dressed like Siddaramaiah, Channamayigowda had danced during an event at Kanakapura recently. The dancing star has now joined Congress party, according to reports.
Channamayigowda joined Congress at Public Works Department Minister HC Mahadevaappa's house at Vijayanagar in Mysuru.
Watch the viral video of Channamayigowda dancing in Siddaramaiah's look here:
Interestingly, Channamayigowda had contested against Siddaramaiah in Varuna Constituency as an independent in the last elections in 2013.
He had earlier said that he would contest against CM Siddaramaiah in Chamundeshwari Constituency in the Karnataka Elections 2018. However, details of who convinced Channamayigowda to join Congress is not clear yet.
Channamayigowda is a progressive farmer from Bannur, T Narasipur Taluk in Mysuru.