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Akshay Kumar Scheme memes

Posted under Akshay Kumar Bollywood Phir Hera Pheri Welcome Ajnabee Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Garam Masala Deewane Huye Paagal

Origin

Akshay Kumar Schemeposting is a Facebook group that is focused on memes featuring Akshay Kumar. The scheme in Schemeposting is based on Akhsay Kumar’s character in the 2007 movie, Phir Hera Pheri (sequel to Hera Pheri). In the movie, Raju (Akshay Kumar) falls for a money-making scheme and then tries to sell similar schemes to other gullible people like Rajpal Yadav as shown in this template: Read More

JCB memes

Posted under JCB

Origin

To be honest, no one really knows. What we do know is that Indians are fascinated by the yellow digging machines, specifically the ubiquitous ones sold under the JCB brand. It’s like mineral water is ‘Bisleri’ or photocopy is ‘Xerox’ in India, these machines are now JCB.

On May 27, 2019, Twitter users almost spontaneously started making memes about this phenomenon of Indians gathering to watch JCB machines at work. Probably it’s the lull between 2 big events - Indian elections and the World Cup - that is the cause of this completely random trend. But, the term #JCBKiKhudai was trending on top in India and made to Twitter Moments and even the official JCB handle had to respond:

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Modi Cloud vs. Radar memes

Posted under Narendra Modi Politics

Origin

In an exclusive interview to The News Nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was asked about the Balakot Air Strikes against Pakistan. He mentioned that bad weather and clouds in particular could help planes hide from radars. What followed was memes about this statement on how clouds benefit in all other walks of life such as… Read More

Priyanka Chopra Met Gala memes

Posted under Priyanka Chopra

Origin

The Met Gala theme for this year was ‘camp’ which is basically a shout out to the subreddit r/ATBGE - Awful Taste But Great Execution. Priyanka Chopra true to theme was went in a silver dress and afro-ish hairstyle. That was enough to call in comparisons with the only other guy with the same hairstyle Indians are familiar with… Lasith Malinga Read More

Sunny Deol BJP memes

Posted under Sunny Deol BJP Politics Bollywood

Origin

On Apr 23, 2019, Sunny Deol joined the BJP. Indians love Bollywood and politics. So this crossover episode was the perfect opporunity for Twitter to bring out all of Sunny Deol’s iconic dialogues and scenes. Like this one from Damini Read More