Everyone enjoys a good meme. We all love to share and see entertaining posts online, most of which are relatable or funny. As the year draws to a close, Google released the best memes of the year that dominated internet searches in India. From “Moye Moye” to “Just looking like a wow”, the trends not only broke the internet but also gave a good laugh to internet users amidst everyday life situations.
Here is a list of the best memes of the year:
1. Bhupender Jogi
Bhupendra Jogi first came to attention during a candid conversation with a journalist in 2018 ahead of the Madhya Pradesh elections. In the video, a man (Mr. Jogi) claimed that the roads in his state are better than in the US. The reporter then asks the man’s name, to which he replies “Bhupendra Jogi”. The reporter then asks him to name a few places he has been in the United States. To this, Mr. Jogi replies with his name again. This straightforward introduction made Bhupendra Jogi an overnight internet sensation in 2018. And now that the video has recently resurfaced on social media, it has once again made Mr. Jogi popular.
2. Just looks like a wow
That “Just looks like a wow” meme started with a video of a woman named Jasmeen Kaur enthusiastically selling salwar suits on Instagram. In the video, Kaur repeatedly uses the phrase “just like a wow” to describe the clothes, and her infectious energy and enthusiasm quickly made the video went viral. Ms. Kaur’s pitch was simply hilarious. She used a series of exaggerated expressions and gestures to describe the clothes and her enthusiasm was infectious. Ms. Kaur was simply being herself and people appreciated her authenticity. The meme quickly spread across Instagram and on other social media platforms.People started using the phrase to describe everything from their favorite clothes to their daily activities.Several celebrities and cricketers have shared wheels on the same.
3. Moye Moye
This viral sensation originated from a Serbian song that gained massive traction on TikTok and subsequently spread to various social media platforms. The hit song ‘Moye More’ was officially released under the name ‘Dzanum’ by Serbian singer-songwriter Teya Dor and has amassed over 57 million views on YouTube, accompanied by thousands of pop culture references. The song’s lyrics suggest anxiety, despair and nightmares. But in India, the Instagram scrolls on the song stand out as they are mostly humorous with elements of laughter and enjoyment. The videos of the song are mostly about a character who is bare of a body part. But when someone points out and discovers the missing hand or leg, the rest of the characters break into a ‘Moye Moye’.
Aditya Kumar, a sixth grader from Bihar, featured in a video that went viral on social media for his entertaining response when asked what his favorite subject was. The student’s hilarious proclamation of “Aayein” has become a widespread meme that has made several people laugh on social media platforms. The meme, portraying a boy who perfectly captured the essence of Indian colloquial language, brought a touch of culture to the realm of humor.
5. Aukaat Dikha Di
The phrase “Aukat dekha di” gained popularity as a way of expressing amazement and unexpected revelations. This meme won out because it captured the element of surprise and made the audience laugh.
The top 10 also featured the memes “Ohio,” “The Boys,” “The Waffle House New Host,” and “Smurf Cat.” There was also the “Elvish Bhai” meme which was based on Bigg Boss OTT winner Elvish Yadav.
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