Social media is at its peak as cheap smartphones and internet connections may be the reputed lone reasons. Moreover, the current pandemic situation has caused a sharp ascending spike in the usage and craze of social media. The benefits of smartphones and social media are unarguably more than the downsides and it possesses the power of revolution with just a few clicks. Along with it, the year 2020 has given us enough in the form of deaths of some great talents and of course the nonstop spread of the coronavirus disease. Let’s find out what we are here! Presenting some of the most surprising and awaited news that got very famous in a very short span of time, let’s get started.
1. Sad Demise Of Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death has shocked the entire nation. This news literally shattered the internet along with Indian television. Many news channels tried to solve the death mystery. They took interviews and interrogating suspects which stood out most from Bollywood. The mystery dragged attention to several connections to drug dealers. Many Bollywood celebrities were held guilty and were forced to be raided by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2. Sonu Sood’s Kindness
Sonu Sood’s philanthropist work during lockdown made him a messiah of millions of people. He is a real-life hero but plays a villain role in reel life. Let him play evil roles in movies from several film industries, but the selflessness displayed by Sonu Sood led him to a special place in people’s hearts. Sonu donated several bits of help for the needy along with taking the burden of the transportation of migrants from different parts of India along with helping many needy students personally by helping them reach the exam center on time safely. His actions are proof that he enjoys helping the needy no matter what the situation is.
3. Sad Demise Of Irrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan was one of the rarest gems the world will ever witness. He was indeed an outstanding talent who was praised by the world for his expressions, acting, and dialogue delivery. The way he connects with the character was outstanding. Even Hollywood praised Irrfan Khan for his performances. Being an outsider, very few of them are able to create such a huge and loyal fan following and Irrfan was an unmatchable one. Social media mourned for Irrfan Khan for a quite long time and is continued to date when we came across some similarities.
4. Anushka’s Pregnancy
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are one of the adorable couples in India. The Virushka trend started during the wedding of the two most famous celebs in India. Right after that, both the celebs were back in the limelight when they posted about the pregnancy via their Instagram handles and went trending. It was one of the most liked posts on Instagram this year. Along with blessings showering from across the world, many netizens and critics grabbed them for a long time.
5. Baba Ka Dhaba
Kanti Prasad, owner of a small eatery Baba Ka Dhaba in South Delhi was in trouble due to lockdown. There were little to no customers in his outlet. We have heard the power of social media. Baba Ka Dhaba is a perfect example of social media power. A YouTuber Gaurav Wasan made a video of an elderly couple and shared it on the internet. The video became viral and people decided to visit Baba Ka Dhaba to support them. Many celebrities, locals, and news channels supported them. To everyone’s surprise, now Kanti Prasad has opened a new restaurant in New Delhi.
6. MS Dhoni’s Retirement
One of the sensations the world cricket will ever see. MS Dhoni, the captain cool broke a billion hearts by announcing the end of his international cricketing career. The man behind the world cup was seen on the field during the IPL. He has also thrown a spoiler for the next edition of IPL too. However, the sentiments attached to the sight of MSD wearing that blue jersey will remain unmatched. He let this news out on August 15 at 19:29 hours, followed by teammate Suresh Raina’s retirement news.
These are the stories that made headlines in the year 2020. Which one surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments below.