This meme started trending after Yashraj Mukhate posted his RAP video on Instagram. The RAP video titled “Tuhada kutta Tommy sada kutta kutaa” a dialogue from Bigg Boss Season 13 Episode 86 by Shehnaaz Gill, a Punjabi singer and actor.
Gill did win the second runner up behind Asim and Sidharth Shukla but there were a lot of such dialogues from her. The meaning of the Punjabi phrase used by Gill “Tuada Kutta Tommy Sada Kutta Kutta” is a term used to make a person realise that it holds its own interests and needs a notch higher than the rest.
On 8th December 2020, creator Yashraj Mukhate re-created this as a RAP song. The next day, the official channels of Colors TV and Voot posted the Big Boss clip on their official YouTube channels. Soon, brands like Radio Mirchi, Flipkart,Dunzo, Swiggy, Amazon Prime, Rapido, and others started posting recreated memes of Gill’s outcry in Big Boss.
Binod meme is another random meme trend which took over the internet during the lockdown period. When “Slayy point”, a well known YouTube channel uploaded a video “Why Indian comment section is a garbage” in which they mentioned a person’s comment with Binod name, and that’s how this meme came to existence.
And after few days people noticed that someone had been commenting ‘Binod’ on multiple YouTube videos even though it did not make much sense. This meme barely had any meaning but was one of the most successful trends in 2020.
3. Rasode Mein Kon Tha?
“Rasode Mein Kon Tha?” meme template took over the internet in India in the month of August. This meme started when internet sensation Yashraj Mukhate created an addictive piece of music using a dialogue exchange from the serial, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya, I’m which character of Kokilaben, a typical mother in law scolds her daughter in law for putting empty cooker pressure on gas stove.
This piece of music broke the internet and quickly resulted in a series of memes related to the serial, its characters, and the famous dialogue, ‘Rasode Mein Kon Tha’.
4. Lockdown memes
Coronavirus pandemic gave birth to nationwide lockdowns around the globe and this was a great opportunity for the world to bring out their creative sides. People had been using these memes to rant about how the lockdown has changed their lifestyles to a great extent. These lockdown-related memes are being made and circulated even today.
5. Coffin dancers
Coffin Dancers, also known by the name Dancing Pallbearers, were the highlight of 2020 when the year kicked off. This meme is related to the Ghanaian pallbearers’ group that does a little dance while carrying the coffin for the funeral. These four men ruled the internet as people got creative with their images. Anything risky or dangerous was directly connected with these pallbearers and their unique dance.
6. LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Tinder
Two months into 2020, this meme trend took over Instagram and Twitter feed of netizens. Started by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton, the trend soon gained huge popularity. Several people shared their versions of the meme, including Hollywood and Bollywood celebs. This meme is all about sharing a collage comprising four different images under the headings LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder.
7. 2020 mood calendar
The year 2020 turned out to be very different from what people could have imagined. As the year progressed, people experienced various kinds of emotions. During August, some people found a way to represent their feelings about the year using a meme-styled mood calendar. Kicked off by Hollywood actor Reese Witherspoon, several Bollywood stars – from Kajol to Madhuri Dixit to Swara Bhaskar – also took part in the trend.
8. 2020 US presidential Election Memes
After the infamous 2016 Presidential election, the 2020 US Presenditainal Election became widely popular. Memers shared memes as to how the world views the debate and the election as a drama. Eventually, the memes were about the presidential election. And as Joe Biden became the president, the memes were about how trump lost the elections and the people’s reaction towards it.
“South Delhi ki Lavanya knows more about US elections more than anything else” meme also got famous with this.
9. Hindustani Bhau
Hindustani Bhau makes the most controversial short videos with explicit language used by him to convey his thoughts on matters relating to Indo-Pak. One of such short videos created a spark amongst the meme community and within a short time it got spread all over the internet like wildfire.
10. Dalgona coffee memes
Dalgona coffee was a meme material in April 2020, when the lockdown was freshly imposed. People started taking up the Dalgona coffee challenge where they had to brew a special cup of coffee with multiple layers. Within a month, most people got bored with this trend and the result was a series of entertaining memes.
Harmonium Chacha, Gonna tell my kids and expectations V/S reality during Lockdown period etc. were some of the other best memes which kept making the rounds on internet during the year 2020!