The RCB vs SRH match that took place in Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 4 May was the final home match of the season for RCB. Despite their dismal performance throughout the IPL, fans turned out in huge numbers to support the home team.
With RCB winning their last match at home, one would think that Virat and Co would take all the limelight. But instead, yet another internet muse was born. Deepika Ghose went viral after the cameraman caught her cheering for the team, donning the team’s colours.
Deepika, a self-proclaimed ‘RCB girl’ according to her instagram account, became an internet sensation overnight. She gained over 150k followers on instagram in less than 13 hours after being spotted on TV. Innumerable memes followed and was shared over all social media sites. Morever, over 140 fan accounts were created for the ‘RCB girl’. Netizens have gone so far as to call her India’s new ‘national crush’.
This phenomenon is reminiscent of the Priya Varrier sensation. A single video of hers became viral overnight and she gained tremendous amount of fame and followers in 2018....