12 Common People Who Rose Fame Through Social Media

Nowadays there are many pictures and videos that are uploaded on the internet everyday, but there are only a few that are truly remarkable enough to go viral. Many ordinary people have become viral sensations and all thanks to social media, and all it took was their talent or something truly catchy. 

Here’s The List Of People On Social Media Who Got Lot Of Recognition 

Ranu Mondal

When we speak of social media, the first name that comes to everyone’s mind is Ranu Mondal. The lady who was found singing Lata Mangeshkar’s classic song ‘Ek Pyar Ka Nagma’ at the Ranaghat Railway Station in West Bengal in 2019 received popularity after that. There was no turning back for her. She became an overnight singing sensation and singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya offered her a contract to sing in his album. And her song with Reshammiya, ‘Teri Meri Kahani’ went viral as well.

Sahadev Dirdo

Sahadev Dirdo, a child from Chattisgarh casually sang Bachpan ka Pyaar to his teachers while wearing a blue shirt. He had no idea that this video would promote him to stardom in no time. Many celebrities, including rapper Badshah discovered and enjoyed various versions of this boy’s singing. Not only that, but the Chief Minister of Chattisgarh presented him with a flower garland as well.


Vipin Sahu

After a hilarious video of his first paragliding experience in Himachal Pradesh was shared on social media in 2019, Vipin Sahu became an internet sensation. In his video he kept asking the paragliding guy to take him back to the ground. “Bhai 100-200 Zaada Lele Bas Land Karade.” And due to that funny video, the  guy went on to be one of the MTV Roadies contestants.

Somvati Mahawar

Somvati Mahawar became an overnight star in 2018 after her short clip of “Hello Friends, Chai Pee Lo” went viral and garnered millions of views. Moreover, Netflix, ShopClues, Foodpanda, and Mother Dairy were among the brands that took part in the successive meme fest.

Dhinchak Pooja

Have you listened to the song ‘Selfie Maine Li Aaj’? Obviously, who hasn’t heard of this pop star? Dhinchak Pooja rose to fame in 2017 with her song “Selfie Maine Leli Aaj.” She is known for her confident vocals and lyrics. She also appeared on Bigg Boss Season 11 and Entertainment Ki Raat, among other reality shows.

Yashraj Mukhate

‘Rasode Mei Kaun Tha?’ Hope you are aware of this musical twist made by Yashraj Mukhate. He also became an overnight Internet sensation when he added a coil to a dialogue from the popular TV show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and his mash-up went crazy viral on social media. Many Bollywood celebs groove on his quirky beats. All his hard work and creativity paid off and he also received a Silver and Golden Play button from YouTube.

Yassir Hussain

Yasir Hussain is a famous Sufi Folk Artist From Jammu Kashmir. He rose to popularity by posting live singing reels on his Instagram account. Some of his songs that went viral are Shehar Chandigarh Chale, Aaj Tera Birthday and many more.


Bhuban Badyakar

A Bengali peanut seller who used to earn his daily wages by selling peanuts for more than 10 years suddenly went viral in no time. His song ‘Kacha Badam’ was trending on social media and caught the attention of various influencers.The song has taken the internet by storm by becoming everyone’s favorite choice.

Maithli Thakur

The singing sensation Maithali Thakur got much admiration among the Indian audience. She was a finalist of one of the singing shows but actually got famous because of her social media videos where she sings songs of various languages. She and her two brothers Rishav and Ayachi got much of popularity on YouTube as well as Facebook for soulful singing. Being a trained classical singer, she has become a sensation admired by people of all ages. Her cover songs get viral in no time. At a very young age, she acquired popularity significantly.

Ajey Nager

Ajey Nagar, popularly known as Carryminati, Ajey Nager is lionized among the youth. His entertaining videos, vlogs attract huge audiences, especially the youngsters. Apart from being a comedian, he is a rapper and gamer too. With the help of social media, he got popular in no time. He started with making roast videos and became the favorite of netizens.

Kanta Prasad 

We bet that everyone is aware of Baba Ka Dhaba. Its owner, Kanta Prasad who is now known as Baba is another one of the many Indian internet sensations that went viral almost overnight. He owns a small dhaba in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, and his sad story covered by food blogger Gaurav Wasan went viral last year and gained popularity. And thousands of people came to the small dhaba after seeing the video and offered financial aid to Kanta Prasad. 

Sanjeev Shrivastava

Sanjeev Shrivastava who is popularly known as Dancing Uncle went viral for wiggling his leg to a Govinda song at a wedding along with his wife. His video of dancing from the song of movie ‘Khudgarz’ -starring Govinda and Neelam is one hilarious package. Shrivastava is a professor at a private engineering institute in Bhopal and a huge fan of Govinda. After gaining popularity, he also had the chance to meet his favorite star.

Hence, it is true that with the advancement of technology, the internet has given a number of sensations. And we are lucky that due to the craze of social media, many talented people got the way to showcase them and reach their heights.

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