Barmitzvah boy video is a YouTube hit

By Sandy Rashty, September 10, 2012

A barmitzvah video has gone viral after a clip emerged on YouTube this summer.

The three-minute video, which has received nearly 3 million views, features a Brazilian barmitzvah boy lip synching to the tune of British boy band One Direction’s hit, “What Makes You Beautiful.”

Nissim Ourfali, from Sau Paulo, is seen in an array of outfits, holding microphones and replacing the popular chorus line with: “Eu sou o Nissim Ourfali!” (“I am Nissim Ourfali!”).

The back-drop of images includes family members at various international sites including New York and Brazil’s Praia de Baleia – “whale beach” - which is featured with an image of Mr Ourfali standing on a killer whale.

One Direction received the most shareworthy video award for their original version of “What Makes You Beautiful” at the MTV Awards last Thursday.

Last updated: 4:34pm, September 10 2012