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Take that! When celebrities hit back at Twitter trolls

As Virat Kohli's response to trolls targetting Anushka Sharma continues to create waves on social media, we look at other celebrities who shot back at their detractors and won the internet!

Indian batting star Virat Kohli on Monday lashed out at Twitter trolls for targetting Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, saying that those who blame her for anything negative in his cricket career should be ashamed of themselves.

(Also read: These tweets about Anushka Sharma angered Virat Kohli)

Kohli, who single-handedly powered India into the World Twenty20 semifinal with a hurricane 82-run knock against Australia, took to Twitter to hit out at the trolls who take digs at his former girlfriend after every India match. Here's what he had to say:

Virat Kohli. Background image courtesy: Virat Kohli's Instagram accountBackground image courtesy: Virat Kohli's Instagram account

Kohli also took to Instagram to share a longer strongly-worded message for the haters!

 

Kohli is not the only one to have hit back at trolls. We look at other celebrities who shot back at their detractors and won the internet!

Abhishek Bachchan 

Abhishek's response to a troll on Twitter created waves on social media in June last year. When a Twitter user shared a meme that joked about how Aaradhya would not like Abhishek's movies and wonder why her mother, Aishwarya, married him, here's what the Junior Bachchan had to say:

Abhishek Bachchan

(Also read: Abhishek hits back on being trolled for 'least known celeb' at Ind-Pak match)

Salman Khan

Bollywood's superstar Salman Khan was miffed with his fans in June last year for bad-mouthing Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, and had threatened to quit Twitter if they don't stop trolling them.

Salman Khan

Sonam Kapoor 

Remember the dress that Sonam Kapoor wore to Cannes that was panned by Twitterati? Here's what she had to say about it:

Sonam Kapoor

Sonakshi Sinha

In November 2014, Kamaal R Khan faced Sonakshi Sinha's ire when he posted inappropriate tweets about Bollywood actresses, including one on Sonakshi. She gave a kickass reply to him and KRK was quick to apologise.

Sonakshi Sinha

Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna, who has gained popularity on Twitter for her witty tweets, got embroiled in a controversy in May last year when she said the saffron brigade was good for nothing. When the offended saffron supporters started trolling her, she hit back saying:

Twinkle Khanna

Priyanka Chopra

In one of the episodes of Karan Johar's chat show 'Koffee With Karan', Priyanka Chopra was invited as a guest and was made to read a mean tweet, a la Jimmy Kimmel. The tweet read, "Priyanka Chopra's lips are visible from the moon." Here's how Priyanka took on her haters:

Priyanka Chopra

Alia Bhatt

Memes on Alia Bhatt spread like wildfire after she gave some bizarre answers to general knowledge questions asked by Karan Johar on his chat show 'Koffee With Karan'. But the young actress didn't mind any of the Twitter trolls.

Alia Bhatt

Rishi Kapoor

When Rishi Kapoor voiced his opinion on Twitter against Maharashtra government's decision to ban beef in the state, he received backlash from Hindu fundamentalists. But, undeterred, he replied to his trolls saying they need to "think".

Rishi Kapoor

Lady Gaga

Pop star Lady Gaga was furious for being criticised for gaining weight. She hit back at her Twitter trolls saying she is “proud at any size”. 

Lady Gaga

Demi Lovato

Singer-actress Demi Lovato hit back at her haters after she received mean comments on her weight gain on undergoing treatment for bulimia and self-harm.

Demi Lovato

JK Rowling

'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling revealed the sexuality of Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Hogwarts, in 2007 to much controversy at the time. Some fans on Twitter are still having difficulty coming to terms with the revelation. Rowling gave a withering response to a fan who couldn't see how Albus Dumbledore was gay.

JK Rowling

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