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Pranks, Stars and More That Went Viral

With MSD’s cool reply to a scribe, stars of Milky Way and a spooky selfie find out what went viral on the Internet.

Published: 02nd April 2016 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd April 2016 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:

Careful: Dhoni ahead

Cricket maniacs would want to flush out T20 semi-finals on Friday evening. Who wants the home country to lose? But there’s something interesting to remember that happened at Wankhede Stadium. When one Australian journalist poked our very own dear Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the next best thing he did was to call him on stage, make him comfortable and bowled him with one cool question of his. The scribe Samuel Ferris asked him, “Do you think you can continue playing on after this tournament?” Mr Cool bounced, “How’s my running?” The answer from the journo was ‘yes’. Dhoni asked again, “Do you think I can survive till the 2019 World Cup?” The scribe again said ‘yes’ and the Man in Blue coolly hit the googly, “Then you’ve answered the question!” No, wonder everyone is glued to this video clipping and clapping. Well, this is how we say dho daala without beating so harshly.

That’s Dhoni for you.

Setting the record straight

In an attempt to shatter the stereotypical conceptions that people have about actresses in the film industry, Regina Cassandra featured in a video titled Her which is currently going viral on social networking sites. In the video, Regina says that she’s just a regular girl and after she’s done with her shoot, she likes to go home and live a normal life. Stressing on the fact that wearing short clothes does not define her personality, Regina says that the costumes worn by women in a movie is purely professional. She delivers a subtle message through the video that has been shot in collaboration with the website Chai Bisket. With over 6.7K likes for the video on Facebook, let’s hope it helps clear all misconceptions about glamorous women.

To the stars

On a clear summer night we always wonder about that thick long white patch across the sky from northeast to south. It’s Milky Way that we faintly remember from our school text books. But in the cities skies polluted with light you can hardly see it these days. You don’t need to travel to some hamlet to see the sky, NASA has released images from Hubble telescope of Milky Way’s nuclear star cluster. The images show bright dots that are more than half a million stars around a huge black hole. This hole is at the centre of the galaxy, somewhat 27,000 light-years away. You can even watch NASA has released the video.

Mirror images?

Remember a couple’s selfie that went viral? So what’s so freaky about it? A closer look and you see the window pane behind the couple. Of course their reflection is there. But there’s something strange. Ideally, the back of the couple’s head should reflect, but it’s girl’s face.  How’s that possible if the person’s head is turned back? Well, we also don’t know. And if you are breaking into cold sweat it’s advisable not to look at it as this is a prerogative only of Lord Voldemort. Even Harry Potter will wonder how something similar can happen in real life! What do we know?!

Fooling Big Time

Well, well. Big B who has sobered with his grey whiskers fooled his fans on April Fool’s Day. He went ahead and posted two photographs on Twitter. The tweet read, “Spot the difference in the two below pics. The 3 correct answers will get a chance to meet me in person.” Tweets are tweets followed. And Sr Bachchan finally had to state that ‘on being next President rumors, this has to be a JOKE obviously’ [sic] We call it fooling fans with elan.

More from Hyderabad.

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