Social media a brilliant platform which can make any random person a star overnight. For example, as a proof, the girl who went viral just through her expressions in a trailer from Malayalam movie “Oru Adaar Love”, yes, I am actually talking about Priya Prakash Varrier in the Omar Lulu directorial. Declared as the national crush of India, Varrier is all set to make hearts melt only through her expressions in the movie. However, this is not the very first time that social media platforms have made someone come into the limelight and that too, overnight. There are many girls who have made their way into the limelight:
Priya Prakash Varrier
Already discussed above, Varrier reportedly posted two trailers of the movie on Instagram, one in which she is seen winking at her crush and other in which she is seen shooting a kiss at him.
Emerging as the most beautiful cricketer in recent times, she has been bowling over cricket fans by her beauty.
Singer and an Indo-kiwi YouTube sensation, Shirly is known for her cheerful reputation, mesmerizing voice and cute looks. Shirly is a star now and has started singing for Bollywood movies.
Saima Hussain Mir
The internet sensation and the selfie girl who was seen in the selfie taken by Shah Rukh Khan, started receive marriage proposals, modeling offers and steps to enter into Bollywood.
The internet sensation who entered the fame platform through her Selfie song, she was last seen in Bigg Boss along with Hina Khan and Shilpa Shinde.
The Airtel 4G girl
Shasha Chhetri popped up every now and then in ads desperately trying to prove the speed of her Internet came to light and became a good source of memes like the Trivago guy.
Others are also there who became famous through social media like actress Disha Patani or Miss World Manushi Chillar. Social media, nowadays, has reportedly redefined what it means to be famous. Rules of fame are changing at a rapid speed. The rise of smartphone culture has altered the emergence of celebrities. A person becomes famous overnight, just by clicking a picture of himself or herself or recording a video of himself or herself and posting it on the social media platform.
Being children, each one of us had plans to become a famous celebrity, a dream which is seldom achieved. There are millions and billions in this world are working hard desperately towards the success of their dream and then there are people who gain overnight access to the limelight. The internet is that platform where a person can attain overnight fame in any form of art they practice, be it singing or fine arts or any other form. But, some people get famous without any such skill, just like having a picture alongside a celebrity or getting funny ratings on social media platforms.
Thus, there were indeed a greater number of people including people from all walks of life and all the genders who walked into the overnight fame and limelight by the pictures, recordings or even voice recordings done by them.