No doubt social media can make one an overnight superstar or take away one’s legacy in the blink of an eye. Well, a 47-year-old Durban man has been thrust into the limelight in the wake of his viral Savannanbottle dances. His viral video which has since flooded social media has made Dana Khanyile Mzansi’s favourite.
He likes to dance with a beer bottle on his head while blowing a whistle. This gained him instant fame on social media, but some people are criticizing him. Well, we all tend to love and hate him, but Khanyile says he cares less.
Khanyile recently opened up to the media in the wake of his viral videos. He even said those who criticize him can go to hell.
The viral Savanna bottle dancer hails from Umlazi in Durban, KZN, has been trending since the Easter weekend after pictures and videos of him dancing at Eyadini Lounge went viral.
He has seen himself trending and has become a trademark of Samba Ngolayini. The track which features Mzansi’s finest Worst Behaviour featuring DJ Lag, Gento Bareto is his favourite and the whole club would join him whenever he vibes to it, people join him and form a line. However, his viral videos have left Mzansi divided but the dancer is unbothered with the ever-growing criticism.
Viral 47-year-old Savanna bottle dancer speaks out
According to Khanyile he doesn’t care at all and will continue to dance till death. Speaking to the media he had this to say.
“To those who might not have come across this, my happiness comes first and I’m not committing any crime by dancing. “What I’m doing makes me happy. This is my new life. I started dancing during the festive season at Max’s Lifestyle and Mojos. Those who criticize me must rest because they’re still going to see me dance,” he said.
Dana indicated that despite all this he is still a churchgoer and still a member of the Assemblies of God and will not allow the church to limit his happiness. He even opened up on how some church members have taken a swipe at him due to his viral videos of late.
“I have been loving this life for a long time, but I was scared because I’m a churchgoer. I finally realized life is too short. I am now living a happy life. It was difficult to make that decision, but I had to,” he said.
Dana said church members were also divided about his decision.
“I don’t care. I have to be happy if I’m not in church. I love to be happy while eating meat and drinking alcohol with other people,” he said.
He said it was easy for him to dance with a bottle on top of his head as he grew up carrying a 20-litre container on his head to fetch water.
In the wake of these viral videos, many questioned has been asked if he is married or not. Well, the 47-year-old is single. However to the dear future wife just bear it in your that Dana is a party animal and you should truly accept and respect that.