We always wanted to become famous. We dreamt of photographers running behind us for a glimpse or sharing the same frame with celebrities. Social media has a power, While it may troll famous people to pull them down, the platform can also make overnight celebrities out of normal people.
Here are some common people who caught our attention because of their striking good looks and became social media sensation overnight, because of their good timing and luck or just because of any reason. Today we discuss 5 Indian people who got famous overnight, all thanks to the Social media.
1.Bom Diggy Diggy Girl Sakshi Malik
Sakshi Malik who featured in the superhit song ‘Bom Diggy Diggy‘ from the film Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. After her short appearance, she became a rage on social media handles and digital platforms. Her Instagram account shot up to 1.2 million followers. Sakshi Malik was born and grown up in New Delhi and later she moved to Mumbai for her career.
Banita Sandhu became famous from ‘Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se’ as she stole many of hearts on youtube, she is just 19 years old girl from a Punjabi background. She shot to fame with Vodafone U TB ad commercial. Banita Sandhu Bollywood debut with Shoojit Sircar’s October opposite Varun Dhawan.
3.Priya Prakash Varrier
Priya Prakash referred to as the winking girl of India. Priya Prakash Varrier became Internet’s obsession in February after her wink went crazy viral. Yes, the song of her upcoming film Oru Adaar Love went viral on social media and became meme for all the good reasons. From 121K followers, her account shot up to 5.8 million followers on Instagram.
How can we forget this sensation the cringe pop queen went insanely viral on the internet with her song ‘Selfie Maine Le Li Aaj’. Her fame also led her to the controversial TV reality show Big Boss Season 11 and Entertainment Ki Raat. She has over a million followers on her YouTube Channel.
5. Sanjeev Srivastava (Dancer Uncle)
Sanjeev Shrivastava from Vidisha Madhya Pradesh dancing to “Aap Ke Aa Jane Se” from the 1987 film “Khudgarz” going viral. The video was shot on May 12, during the sangeet, as a part of his brother-in-law’s wedding ceremony in Gwalior. The dance move by uncle Ji went viral from WhatsApp to Twitter and Facebook, From politician to actor everyone become a big fan of dancer uncle.
After reading this you definitely realize how powerful the social media is.