So August 2019 was one of the memeful months of this year. August provided fooder to millions of hilarious memes on the desi Internet. From Revocation Of Article 370 And Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation to Vipin Sahu’s viral paragliding video, here’s a list of 10 incredible memes that graced our eyeballs this month.
10) Thakur – Gabbar Memes
Sholay is one of the greatest movies ever made in Bollywood. In August two stills from this ever green movie where Thakur (Sanjeev Kumar) lifts his leg to squash Gabbar’s (Amjad Khan) face served as a template to thousands of memes.
9) Spiderman leaving MCU Memes
Mavel fans, who have enjoyed seeing Spider-Man alongside the Avengers, reacted heavily on social media after Disney and Sony failed to reach a deal on new films of the Spider Man franchise. Following the split between Disney (which owns Marvel Studios) and Sony it seems that actor Tom Holland, who played Spider-Man in four Marvel movies, may not be making any more MCU appearances in the future
8) Mukesh Ambani Memes
On August 12, Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man and chairman of the Reliance Industries Limited announced initial details about the Fibre-To-The Home(FTTH) service. After he announced that the users would get a free HD TV or 4K TV along with free landline, and a free 4K hybrid set-top box and some cheaper Giga Fiver plans internet reacted with some funniest memes.
7) The War Memes
Trailer of the YSR movie The War starring Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vani Kapoor was released on August 27. The action-packed movie, directed by Siddharth Anand, is set to release in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. Dialogues from the trailer became meme meterial in no time and social media was flooded with funny memes.
6) Sahoo Memes
Sahoo, one of the most anticipated movie of this year, turned out to be a major disappointment to the fans. The Hindi trailer of the Prabhas starrer big budget movie was released on 10 August and provided fooder a lot of memes on the internet. After the movie got negative reviews tweeps started sharing Baahubali Vs Sahoo and Expectations Vs Reality memes.
5) P Chidambaram Memes
On August 21, Former Union home and finance minister P Chidambaram was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation after a night of high-voltage drama in the INX Media case. Soon after HC rejected Chidambaram’s bail plea he was hiding from CBI and on Tuesday evening, made a dramatic appearance at a press conference at the Congress headquarters. Indian social media reacted to this whole incident with some hilarious memes.
4) Modi In Man Vs Wild
Prime Minister Narendra Modi featured in an episode of Man Vs Wild on Discovery TV with British adventurer Bear Grylls. The episode, aired on 12 August, is a conversation about importance of wildlife conservation to sensitize people about environmental change. Memers used some screenshots from this episode and turned them into funny memes.
The second season of Sacred Games premiered on Netflix on August 15. And as expected popular dialogues and funny scenes from the show were memed immensely on social media.
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2) Article 370 And Bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir
Article 370 is an article of Indian constitution that gives special rights and privileges to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. On August 7, the BJP-led government announced the removal of some provisions of Article 370 to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and announced the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
1) Vipin Sahu Paragliding Memes
Vipin Sahu, a tile showroom owner from Uttar Pradesh’s Banda became a social media sansation overnight after a video of his conversation with his guide, while paragliding went viral. His video became the laughing stock among the social media users. And this resulted in thousands of viral memes.