O Corona, Kabhi mat aana: Mumbai Police's Stree-inspired Coronavirus meme wins Internet

Updated: Apr 10, 2020, 11:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Mumbai Police's coronavirus-themed meme gives a hilarious twist to a popular dialogue from 2018 Bollywood horror-comedy Stree that says, "O Stree, kal aana!"

Picture/Mumbai Police-Twitter
Picture/Mumbai Police-Twitter

Amid the Coronavirus outbreak in the city, the Mumbai Police has been pulling all stops to ensure people stay at home and practice social distancing. From posting emotional videos to hilarious memes, the city police’s official account has been posting about the importance of social distancing in many ways.

And now Mumbai police is at it again, and this time they posted a Coronavirus-themed meme giving a hilarious twist to a popular dialogue from the 2018 Bollywood horror-comedy Stree that says, "O Stree, kal aana!". The meme, posted with the caption, "The only mantra we need to keep #EverySTREEtSafe is not to venture out on the STREEts (sic)," reads 'O Corona, kabhi mat aana.'

Posted on Thursday, the post has garnered 1,700 likes and was retweeted 301 times. The meme has left the netizens in splits with users calling the Mumbai police creative and comparing their posts with popular diary brand Amul advertisements that are known for their quirky take on current affairs.

What do you think of the meme?

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