From jokingly begging actors Akshay Kumar and Farhan Akhtar to not make a biopic on Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra, to joking about cricketer Virat Kohli losing endorsements because of Chopra’s new-found fame and success, social media was full of memes and jokes on India’s new star from the world of sports – Neeraj Chopra.
Leaked picture of akshay kumar from the sets of #NeerajChopra's biopic. . pic.twitter.com/vWZvtvVQBd— Rishikesh (@rishi01jee) August 7, 2021
This might be true in future , with the kind of achievement @Neeraj_chopra1 has achieved. Haha .Between both are legends. Just for Fun .ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ @imVkohli pic.twitter.com/mTRv5qo7eK— Dhruv Upadhyay (@dhruvupadhyay07) August 8, 2021
Ever since, Chopra won the Gold medal in the men’s javelin throw at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics 2020, social media was full of people congratulating and celebrating the 23-year-old’s success.
Several jokes and memes too were making rounds on social media.
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Akshay kumar and John Abraham fighting with each other for who gonna make a biopic on #NeerajChopra #goldmedal pic.twitter.com/RpqW0O6l4z— sarcastic. banda_69ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ³ (@MOHDADIL7183) August 7, 2021
Actor Amrita Rao too shared a modified still pf herself from the film ‘Vivah’, in which she is holding a glass of water.
Lol...this had to come na— AMRITA RAO ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ³ (@AmritaRao) August 8, 2021
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On Saturday, Chopra had ended India’s 100-year wait for an Olympic medal in athletics by winning the gold in the men's javelin throw final.