Twitterati were left baffled when they saw Rahul Khanna's name crop up on Twitter trends and started wondering why the actor was among the top trending topics on the micro-blogging website.
Don't believe us? Here's a screenshot of the Twitter trends:
We're sure you'd be wondering why Rahul Khanna suddenly started trending. You aren't alone. Twitterati, too, were as puzzled.
Confused Twitter users started asking why the actor was trending. Such was the case that he trended more because no one knew why he was trending!
Why is Rahul Khanna trending now?— Pooja Pilankar (@Pooja_Pilankar) June 8, 2016
No idea why is Rahul Khanna Trending !!— rigveda (@bindukesari) June 8, 2016
A person trends on twitter for a reason, but Rahul Khanna is trending for no reason ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— Intasar Khan (@the_victimized) June 8, 2016
Why is this Rahul Khanna trending?— Udta Baba (@BabaNaamDev) June 8, 2016
Baba - Because everyone is asking 'Why Rahul Khanna is trending?'
Rahul Khanna is trending and no one knows why, such is life— Sneha (@stylesaaga) June 8, 2016
Some users were left wondering who Rahul Khanna is in the first place!
That awkward moment when everyone in your TL is talking about Rahul khanna and you have no idea who the hell he is ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ«ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¡— Tu rahne de (@RahneDe) June 8, 2016
Who is Rahul Khanna?— à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ à¤¨à¥ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ-à¤°à¤¾à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ (@Zandu_Baam) June 8, 2016
It feels like I was on a Different Earth for last few hours...
My General Knowledge is so Poor.ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ³
Who is this Rahul Khanna..?ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¡— Typo Queen (@bhaad_me_jao) June 8, 2016
RT if you dont know who is Rahul Khanna— Sir Stuart Binny (@SirBinny) June 8, 2016
Who the hell is RAHUL KhAnna..ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— ^Butter chicken^ (@pujaparashar) June 8, 2016
Am I the only one who doesn't know who Rahul Khanna is?— Sir Regino Phalange (@theravidarade) June 8, 2016
Who is Rahul Khanna why is he all over my TL?— LordAnusHahaha (@TheVacuumHead) June 8, 2016
Some mentioned how "Who is Rahul Khanna" should be the trend instead!
'Who is Rahul Khanna' will trend soon.— Sag*r*asm (@sagarcasm) June 8, 2016
I think the Trend should be Who is Rahul Khanna ??— DIVYA (@theCandidDiva) June 8, 2016
On digging further, it became apparent that the real reason why Rahul Khanna is trending is because some users discovered his habit of replying to direct messages (DMs).
For example, he received and accepted a wedding proposal in 2013:
A user replied to the three-year-old tweet and that apparently triggered the trend.
And, apparently, Rahul Khanna didn't message only women.
lol all you naive ladies. Rahul Khanna has DM'd me too :D— scaryhairyman (@scaryhairyman) June 8, 2016
And for all those who have been asking who Rahul Khanna is, these Twitter users have some apt responses:
People don't know who Rahul Khanna is.. ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ seriously guys, stop watching movies like Dilwale & start watching movies like 'Earth 1947' .. ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— Stuti Jain (@StutiJain1) June 8, 2016
People who are asking 'Who is Rahul Khanna?' You realise how obviously wannabe you sound right?— à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂà¤¡ (@24Yupp) June 8, 2016
Rahul Khanna, son of Vinod Khanna and brother of Akshaye Khanna, is also an active user of social media. We wonder what he has to say on this topic! We'll have to wait and watch!