Bollywood and Television stars have given us many wow moments to cherish this year. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi appearing in Man Vs Wild to Jennifer Anniston breaking the internet with her Friends reunion moment, from Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's speech at the UN to the rise of the internet sensation Ranu Mondal, internet and its viral trend has given its crazy netizens a lot to look back at and remember with joy or laughter. Some of these viral pictures also turned out to be meme fodder.
Here's a look back at all that went viral this year and won the Internet
Bollywood's Selfie With PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi with Bollywood Celebs Pic Courtesy: Instagram
PM Narendra Modi became a part of the Bollywood fam this year after he invited industry stalwarts from filmmakers like Karan Johar to actors like Shah Rukh at his place to discuss cinema and the prospects of opening a university for film studies. Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Rohit Shetty, Rajkummar Rao, Ekta Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, Alia Bhatt, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Ayushmann Khurrana united for a selfie with Modi. Even Karan Johar and Kangana Ranaut shared the same frame.
Priyanka Chopra's Met Gala Look
Priyanka Chopra at Meta Gala 2019. Pic Courtesy: Instagram
Priyanka Chopra made headlines with her Met Gala outfit. Her camp theme inspired outfit failed to impress fashion police and Twitter erupted into a marathon of memes. Priyanka's silver, caped gown by Dior, jewellery by Chopard, dramatic eye make-up and a spiky silver crown and of course the puffed-up hair was compared to the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland to even Veerappan’s moustache.
Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora Going Public With Their Relationship
Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora Going Public With Their Relationship Pic courtesy: Instagram
Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora refused to comment about their relationship for the longest time but when they came out it was 'Aww'-worthy giving away couple goals, winning hearts of netizens. Malaika Arora came out of the hiding and shared this image with Arjun Kapoor, captioning it, "Happy bday my crazy, insanely funny n amazing @arjunkapoor ... love n happiness always," thus making the photo go viral.
PM Narendra Modi Features On Bear Grylls' iconic TV Show, Man Vs Wild
PM Narendra Modi Features On Bear Grylls' iconic TV Show, Man Vs Wild Pic Courtesy: Twitter
On August 12 next month, the Prime Minister trudged on an unbeaten path with TV adventure icon Bear Grylls on his super-successful show 'Man vs Wild'. As soon as the announcement was made, fans couldn't wait to catch the show. The episode became the world's most-trending televised event and crossed over 3,6 billion impressions within two weeks.
Tahira Kashyap Flaunts Scars To Share Her Fight With Cancer
Tahira Kashyap Flaunts Scars To Share Her Fight With Cancer. Pic Courtesy: Instagram
Tahira Kashyap, filmmaker and wife of Ayushmann Khuranna dared to bare, but for promoting an important cause, cancer and her fight against it. Faulting her bare-back with a scar right above her left waist, Tahira sent out a powerful message of wearing scars as a badge of honour, to celebrate not the disease but the spirit with which she endured it.
Deepika Padukone's Look Of Acid Attack Survivor For Chhapaak
Deepika Padukone's Look Of Acid Attack Survivor For Chhapaak. Pic courtesy: Instagram
Amitabh Bachchan went unrecognisable in Gulabo Sitabo first look and so did Akshay Kumar for Laxmmi Bomb. Ranveer Singh was a replica of Kapil Dev in 83's Natraj shot look but what stole the limelight was Deepika Padukone as an acid attack survivor Malti in Chhapaak. The audiences applauded her for being able to shed her image of being an epitome of beauty for a role in a film.
Hina Khan’s Debut Red Carpet Walk At Cannes 2019
Hina Khan’s Debut Red Carpet Walk At Cannes 2019 Pic courtesy: Instagram
Hina Khan made India proud as she took the red carpet at the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival. Her debut appearance in sheer grey tulle gown stunned the fashion police and even got special mentioned in French magazines talking about the best looks at the film festival this year.
Jennifer Anniston Debut To Instagram And First Share
Jennifer Anniston Debut To Instagram And First Share Pic courtesy: Instagram
Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston after avoiding the social media attention for long has finally signed up for the photo-sharing app and the first photo that she shared, a Friends reunion, broke the internet.
Rakhi Sawant's First Pic As A Christian Bride With Chooda
Rakhi Sawant's First Pic As A Christian Bride With Chooda. Pic courtesy: Instagram
Rakhi Sawant got instant limelight after she shared a photo sporting 'chooda' and white wedding gown. The pictures went viral claiming the dancing diva got married after stagging her marriage several times. Rakhi although refused reports but later gave in to the rumours that she indeed has taken the nuptial plunge. Unfortunately, though the world is still unaware who her husband is.
Shah Rukh Khan Shares Frame With David Letterman
Shah Rukh Khan Shares Frame With David Letterman. Pic courtesy: Instagram
Shah Rukh Khan in spite of being away from movies won hearts with a special episode of David Letterman's Netflix show but even before the episode aired, his first picture with the popular host broke the internet. The actor made an honest confession about how he became a star in the show and the episode went one to get the highest ranking in IMDb.