From exam fever to the nature of break ups, here’s what is trending this week
It’s results season — the time of the year when students are biting their nails off, relatives grow extra interested in students’ lives, and parents have started camping at temples. Right on cue, comedian Vir Das has uploaded a motivational video, Your Voice. The video shows that listening to your inner voice and staying confident matters the most. Targetting students who are tensed, stressed out, overwhelmed and worried about being accepted into universities and colleges, the video sees Das holding up placards printed with encouraging words. He drives home the points he wants to get across with comical expressions that go along with the sentences displayed. His message has reached over 1,65,000 netizens.
Calling it quits
What do you do when you realise it’s time to break up with your significant other? Panic, of course. But what’s your plan of action? Meet them? Text them? Talk to them? Nope! You often make the mistake of seeking advice from your best friends, your siblings and maybe even your mum. This video, The Break up is another addition to Kanan Gill’s comedy sketch series — How Insensitive. It’s tickling many funny bones around the country with its not so mainstream approach to the ‘break-up’ phase. You’ll see artistes Kanan Gill and Kaneez Surka struggling to let each other know that they don’t want to continue this relationship. Have a hearty laugh as you witness the various obstacles they create for themselves, fuelled by their best friends — Naveen and Sumukhi. With close to 100,000 views, the video seeks to find the solution to this real big problem.
Ever felt desperate to find out what surprise gift a loved one has got you? If yes, you’re not alone. Only, this little girl came up with an ingenius way of getting to the bottom of it. Lily Bauer wrote a letter to her mother, pretending to be her dad, by calling herself his ‘wife’, reported Huffington Post UK. She tried to trick her mother, Krysta by executing this master plan to find out what they had bought her for a birthday present. The adorable letter goes, “What did you get Lily for a surprise again? I forgot. Please reply here…” She may not have fooled anyone, but she certainly melted her mother’s heart and a zillion others’ across the globe!
— Anushka Bohra