Memes have been around for quite a long time now. Whether they are lame AF or lit AF, they will put a smile on your face.
Memes are the silly creations of idle minds trying to make people laugh, informed and relate to. Memes can be made out of anything, from old Bollywood movie’s cheesy dialogues to recent on camera fails.
What makes a meme contagious is the fact that almost everyone nowadays have a unlimited internet access, Thanks to Mr. Mukesh Ambani who himself got trolled a lot.
Here is the list of our Top Indian Memes that spread like wildfire.
Indian memes 2018
1. Belty belt (Theek hai meme)
This video was released by a couple who share their grief of how the girl’s parents won’t accept the guy(sitting next to her) as her boyfriend and also would be husband. She expressed that sticks and stones may break her bones but she is not going to leave her boyfriend. She has sent this message to her parents and expressed that even though she gets beaten by leather belt, her mind won’t change. Belty belt is an expression used by her which means getting beaten multiple times with leather belt.
2. Baap ko mat sikha
This is a very famous dialogue by Akshay Kumar. Although, the image is taken from movie ‘Deewane Hue Paagal’ but the dialogue is from a different movie. They are merged together to form a meme which is used to express the over-confidence to do a task. This dialogue ‘Ha malum hai chal apne baap ko mat sikha’ literally translates to ‘Yes I know this very well, don’t teach you dad’. As a figure of speech this’d mean ‘don’t teach your dad how to fuck’.
3. Thain Thain
This incident took place in a small town of Uttar Pradesh. UP Police was on an encounter mission where when chasing the criminals, they tried to shoot them only to realize that their pistols are jammed. Thus, criminals got the time to take a lead and hide in a jungle. Which is when cops used their super fast brain to scare the criminals by mocking the sound of gunfire by their voice ‘Thain Thain’.
4. Chai pi lo (Hello fraands)
This aunt appeared in a series of videos on famous video app called Tik Tok (earlier musical.ly). She was often seen doing very small clips of household chores like cutting vegetable, having tea etc in which she invites and shares her life updates with the audience. However, an element of humor is added to the video when she made a video mispronouncing the word ‘friend’ and also sipping tea from a bathing mug. In another most viral video of her, she is seen draped in sari probably going to some wedding. She appears in front of video and suddenly her son photo bombs it, and in the next moment getting shoved so bad by her mother to fall off out of the frame.
5. Bhosardi wale chacha (Mirzapur memes)
Mirzapur is a popular Indian series released by Amazon Prime. It is a crimes based series which caught mass attention because of very blunt dialogue delivery and excessive use of abusive and violent language. This series gave meme makers a lot of meme templates. A lot of dialogues from this series are making rounds in form of memes. This particular image(represented above) has been taken from the last episode of season 1 during which Munna bhaiya invades a wedding to kill Bablu.
6. None of your business
This dialogue is taken from Salman Khan’s movie Race 3. Movie was a very big flop despite it did huge business. Nonetheless, the movie was lacking script and also serious dialogues were really funny. The complete dialogue which got trolled is, “Out business is our business, none of your business”.
7. Salman Khan flying (Race 3)
This meme is also taken from Race 3 movie. Salman Khan was seeing flying in the air in a weird costume and doing some impossible stunts. A lot of different types of meme are formed using this template.
8. I’m not yaar (Mind your lenguaze)
Few year ago, a video hit viral in which a young girl was arguing with Devkinandan thakur about superstitious activities regarding god. When the girl did not get any logical reasoning form DN Thakur, she casually passes a jargon ‘Yaar’ (commonly used by friends, like amigo, homie etc). To which DN Thakur replies mispronouncing the statement as ,’Mind your lenguze, I’m not yaar’ (Mind your language, I am not ‘yaar’).
9. Apun hi bhagwan hai meme (Sacred Games memes)
Sacred Games is a famous crime drama series launched by Netflix in 2018. This Indian web series featured some really popular names of Bollywood like Saif Ali Khan, Nawazudding Siddiqui etc. Many memes formed using the refrences of Sacred Games characters, dialogues and images. Of which the above shared meme was popularly used. ‘Kabhi Kabhi lagta hai ki apun hi bhagwan hai’ this simply translates to ‘Sometimes I feel like I am the god’.
10. Sui Dhaga meme
Sui Dhaga is a Bollywood movie released in 2018. Movie’s trailer revealed Anushka Sharma in a totally differnet avatar which did not settle well with internet trolls. The above image became an important meme fodder for a lot of meme makers but later on this meme became a normie and eventually dead as no one was using it. Memes from this movie gave a lot of mileage to the movie and helped in the over all grossing.
11. Ek ladki thi diwani si
This is a recent meme trend in which a very famous Bollywood dialogue from the movie ‘Mohabbatein’ is twisted in different variations. Original dialogue goes like, ‘Ek ladki thi diwani si, jabh bhi milti thi mujhse yehi pucha karti thi’. A lot of memes went viral using this dialogue in the end of December 2018.
12. Rocky superstar
He is a Vigo app fame personality. Famous for his weird lopsided smile and over-confident dialogues about his personality, this boy achieved fame through memes and funny videos.
13. Addict ho chuka tha (Sanju memes)
This is a three part strip meme taken from the movie ‘Sanju’. This meme dsecribes in three dialogues, how the protagonist from the movie takes drugs for the first time to just try, second time to feel better and by third time, he was already addict. On the similar note, a lot of memes released describing a story via this three picture meme tale.
Indian Memes 2017
#01 Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe
This meme in 2017, spread like fire in the jungle. It got circulated more than any other meme in India. So much that vendors started selling posters and T-shirts with these memes imprinted.
It wouldn’t have made such an impact if it wasn’t for Amrish Puri’s portrayal of a bad lustful guy in most of his movies. This made this meme stand out from the rest of the memes out there.
The meaning of this meme (aao kabhi haveli pe) is “come to my mansion sometime” implying a rich man asking a girl to his place. This meme was used for almost anything, whether it was to “Tag a hot guy/girl in your friend list” Or a name reference.
#02 Soluchan Guy
This guy broke the internet not just for his memes but also for his rap mix videos. Although, the drug sniffing kid is an alarming issue for our country but his misery was portrayed in a hilarious manner by the creators of these memes. Everybody got to know about this issue so the message was conveyed. What made it funny was the fact his running sound was “dundundundundun”.
#03 Omlet Aya
This meme was made just before the death of our cherished actor Mr. Om Puri. What made this meme funny was the fact that his name was trolled. For those who didn’t get it, let me break it down for you. The creator of this meme satirically suggests that whenever Om Puri was late for school, his friends would make fun of him saying “Omlet aya Omlet aya” rather then saying “Om Late Aya”.
#04 Can’t Speak Whatsapp Only
To all the politics lovers out there, you may want to skip this one. The man in the picture is our ex-prime minister Mr. Manmohan Singh. As the whole nation already know, he is a man of few words and this gave meme creators a chance of trolling him and this meme traveled across different social media platforms vigorously. People would tag there friends in posts, putting this photo as their profile photo etc.
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#05 Chaliye Iss Khel Ko Agey Bhadaya Jaye
Most of the guys can relate to this meme. We all know the happiness and excitement we feel when our crush likes or loves our profile picture and the rush to make a move.
Well, this meme refers to this in a similar manner. The picture and dialog used for this move is from a hit Indian game show “ Kaun Banega Crorepati” where the host Mr. Amitabh Bachchan regularly uses this line “Chaliye iss khel ko agge badhaya jaye” which means lets proceed with the game.
#06 Baaldivas Ki Shubh Kamnaye
It is a well known fact that Mr. Anil Kapoor is a hairy guy with a hairy chest which according to older generation was manly. The Indian memes and trolls creator as crazy as they are, wanted to wish everyone “Happy Children’s Day” innovatively and bam.. this idea was born. Glitches in Hindi were taken into account for this one. In Hindi, ‘Baal’ means ‘hair’ but it also means ‘child’. And that’s how we got a “Happy Hair Day”
#07 Stay On Your Side
This meme took advantage of the fact that the photographer was in the right place to click the right photo. We all know the tension rising between Indian and Chinese government and people didn’t even leave this issue out of the meme game. Here, it is quite hilariously depicted that our prime minister is telling the Chinese to stay inside their boundary where in reality he is just examining a statue. What adds more swag to this meme is the shades he is wearing giving the complete ‘thug life’ look.
#08 Meri Taraf Mat Dekhiye
Another one from the famous show “Kaun Banega Crorepati. Here the government employees are trolled for their reaction when a person visits them during lunch time. Amitabh Bachchan is folding hands in this picture which brings humbleness in this meme.
#09 Month Before Exams
This one is a classic portrayal of a student’s feeling towards exam. In this meme, Shah Rukh Khan from Raees is assumed Exams and Hrithik from Koi Mil gaya as Student. Exams are so stressful and this meme took over the internet during the exam months.
#10 Books and Dil
Another exam stress reliever was the meme having Shah Rukh Khan saying the dialog “Dil toh sabke pass hota hai pr Dilwale nhi hote” and here Akshay Kumar intervenes by saying “Books bhi sabke pass hoti hai lekin sab padhne vale nhi hote”.
#11 Hotel Search
Here is the satirical presentation of the movie”Phir Hera Pheri” scene mixed with the annoying Trivago advertisement. Babu Rao picks up the phone and asks ”Who is it?” to which the Trivago guy asks “if he has ever searched for a hotel online” to which frustrated Babu Rao ask him to hang up.
#12 Aam Admi and Aam Aurat
The Leader of Aam Aadmi party Mr. Kejriwal who refers to himself as Aam Admi (common man) is shown in this picture along with Katrina Kaif who is the actress advertising the Mango Slice juice, referred to as Aam Aurat. It was left for the people to interpret.
#13 Olx Par Bech De
Rahul Gandhi member of the congress party is better known for his slip ups at crucial moments. And he is trolled at almost everything and every day. Known for his immaturity, Rahul Gandhi was trolled here as he is assumed to be saying that “This country doesn’t need Modi to deal with China and Pakistan, as Chotta Bheam a cartoon character was enough to defeat them both. To this his mother signs “isko toh olx par bhi bech nhi sakti”
#14 Sabki Nahi Hoti, Laxman
Another popular Bollywood meme was the manipulated dialog from the movie “Main Hoon Na” Here Ram asks Laxman if he found a girlfriend. Laxman innocently answers ki girlfriend to sabki hoti hai to which Ram answers back with a dull voice ki sabki nhi hoti.
#15 Life gave me lemons
Our grandmothers are well known for their pickle making skills which is loved worldwide. Here that quality is humorously mixed together with the popular life saying and shared with the world. So when life give you lemons, You should make pickle.
#16 Reaction to Dad’s scolding
Comic scene taken from Akshay Kumar’s movie to show the reaction of most of us to our dad’s scolding. This meme could be related by most of us due to the superb captured moment of Akshay Kumar’s Expression.
#17 You are Wasting Time
Another exam meme but this one makes you realize that you are not studying and wasting your scrolling through the internet. This is what most of us do during our exams and this meme gives us a reality check.
#18 Indian Moms Be Like
A commonly used line/taunt used by almost every Indian mother while scolding her daughter for a irregular shaped roti. Earlier it was believed that a girl won’t get marry if she didn’t knew how to make round roti.
#19 Annoying Customer Care
Classic depiction of the unfriendly and annoying questions the customer care asks rather then solving our problem. Scene from Sunil Shetty’s movie does the trick to make this meme viral.
#20 Keep Calm
Memes from movie scenes are now in trend and are widely popular. Here it is combined with the Keep Calm trend to say “Keep Calm, Mere Karan Arjun Aynge”
#21 IPL Fans after IPL
A serious scene from Chakk de India is used to make this meme humorous where Shahrukh Khan is reckoned saying “That after IPL he does not sees or hears any name of the IPL team. The only name he hears is of team INDIA”
#22 Aisa Nahi Ho Sakta
Mostly Indian guys hate Lauki ki sabzi and this gave meme creators a good thing to work on. The result is out in the meme market. The classic Amitabh-Shashi meme from movie Deewar where Shashi Kapoor is seen telling his brother about the sabzi their mother make.
#23 Roadies and Engineering
Engineering is now considered a worst career track which only daring and strong hearted people choose. And here a Cleared Engineering is saluted for his efforts displaying the respects he deserves.
#24 The Stare
We all have a teacher who stares and notices all our moves or activities. That judgmental stare was hated by every student. So almost everyone will relate and remember his/her teacher after seeing this meme.
#25 Exam Hall Teacher
The ‘stare meme’ before this one is similar to this but here the student is in a pickle and stare from the teacher is justified. The student sitting idle pretends to recall his answer when in reality he is trying to avoid the stare or eye contact from the teacher.