- Sonakshi Sinha, an Indian Actress, was a celebrity participant on the last episode of Kaun Banega crorepati where she failed to answer a question about Ramayana
- The internet trolls started a new hashtag #yosonakshisodumb in light of the event
- Sonakshi clipped back with a tweet of her own saying that she “loves memes”
Sonakshi Sinha, an Indian actress, appeared on the last episode of the 11th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati as a celebrity guest. She appeared along with Ruma Devi, an activist from Rajasthan.
They were asked a question on “for whom did Hanuman fetch the Sanjeevani herb for in the epic “Ramayana”? The Kalank actress, was momentarily confused first spelled out “Sita” and then “Ram”. Her partner, Ruma devi and she resorted to use a lifeline- ask an an expert, to solve the question. Even though Sonakshi fumbled they got through the question and managed to take home a total of Rs 1.6 lakhs.
The internet broke out laughing on her momentary lapse of judgement. They couldn’t digest the fact that someone who comes from a long line of family members named after Ramayana characters, couldn’t answer this supposedly easy question. A new twitter hashtag was started by trolls, #YoSonakshiSoDumb to snipe at her.
Lot of Internet tweets seemed to point out the fact that her father is named “Shatrughan”, Brothers are named after Ram’s Sons Luv and Kush, Uncle is named after Ram himself and even their residence is called “Ramayana”. Another twitter head stated that it isn’t just Sonakshi who doesn’t have any knowledge on general facts, but it is a problem with most celebrities.
In response to the trolls, the actress sniped back. She addressed her trollers to make more of the memes on all the subjects they had no knowledge of since she loved them. Her tweet says,
Of course besides the trolls, many of her fans also stood up to her defense, saying it was just a momentary lapse of memory. After her tweet, the trolls continued to make fun of her apparent lack of knowledge.