From nerve-wracking World Cup final to a leather backpack, most random things became fodder for hilarious memes in July 2019. Here’s a list of 10 incredible memes that graced our eyeballs this month.
10) Sacred Games 2 Memes
The trailer of the much awaited second season of the Netflix series Sacred Games was released on 9th July. The trailer introduced new characters like Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey. Memers singled out a dialogue “Balidaan dena hoga” delivered by Pankaj Tripathi aka Guruji and converted into amusing memes.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched India’s second lunar exploration mission Chandrayaan-2 on 22 July 2019 at 2.43 PM from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. After the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 people on social media extended their support to ISRO’s efforts and posted some hilarious memes and jokes. Netizens also took a dig at Akshay Kumar and John Abraham, who have taken the responsibility to do patriotic films.
8) Misssion Mangal
The trailer of Akshay Kumar starrer fantasy-drama movie Mission Mangal was released on 9 July 2019. The film delves into the lives of the scientists who made India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or the Mangalyaan project possible. On 5 November 2013 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched Mangalyaan to put a space probe in planet Mars’ orbit. The Jagan Shakti directed movie stars an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sharman Joshi, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menon.
7) Priyanka Chopra
A picture of Priyanka Chopra enjoying a smoke on a yacht with her mother Madhu Chopra and husband Nick Jonas went viral and invited several trolling on social media. Last year,Priyanka revealed that she was diagnosed with asthma at the age of five and on Diwali she urged people to not burst crackers in order to curb pollution. People trolled her calling “hypocrite”.
Another picture of her celebrating her birthday with her husband Nick Jonas went viral, where netizens made fun of Nick Jonas’s funny reaction while Priyanka was cutting her birthday cake.
6) Rahul Bose Moment
On July 22 Bollywood actor Rahul Bose tweeted a video showing how JW Marriott in Chandigarh charged him Rs 442.50 for just two bananas. Later The Chandigarh Excise and Taxation Department penalized the hotel for illegal collection of tax on bananas which come under the category of fresh fruits that are tax free item. After this incident people shared their Rahul Bose moments on social media.
5) Maturity Bag
A TikTok video of a boy from Gujrat named Vaibhav Vohra went viral on social media where he explains how to look attractive in college. According to him by carrying a mature looking leather backpack one can look cool and attractive in college. This video led to a flood of ‘Mature Bag’ memes on the internet.
4) FaceApp Challenge
FaceApp took over social media again this month.The old age filter of the Russian app, which alters your photo to make you look older, went viral. After the FaceApp Challenge trend picked up people started sharing photos and memes of them and celebrities using the old age filter.
3) Area 51 Memes
Area 51, a highly classified United States Air Force facility located within the Nevada, has been the focus of conspiracy theories as a UFO and alien holding site for decades. On June 27 a Facebook group created an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” and asked everyone to gather at the US Air Force base in Lincoln County on Friday, 20 September 2019 at 03:00 PDT to overtake the building and reveal the secrets
Indian tweeple who joined the trend also shared some memes about our beloved alien Jaadu.
2) ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Funny photos and events from the ICC World Cup became fodder for hilarious memes on social media. An image of Indian right-arm leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s laid back look and relaxed posture on the boundary rope during the India vs Sri Lanka match went viral.
India’s shocking loss to New Zealand in the semi-finals despite a dominating performance in the group stage also inspired many memes online.
England won the ICC World Cup for the first time after beating New Zealand in a epic World Cup final. England won the final match on boundary count after both the match and the subsequent super over finished as ties.
1) Backbenchers Memes
Backbenchers are referred to students who prefer to sit right at the back in a classroom. Backbenchers are known for their “don’t give a f**k” attitude and they always end up doing the opposite of what the teacher says. The main idea behind the backbencher memes is to show how the backbenchers would react in various situations in the class room.