Top 5 Biggest Viral Social Media Challenges And Bollywood Celebrities Nailed Them To PERFECTION

Nagini Shree |Jul 15, 2019

Time and again our Bollywood celebrities have let the hair down and absorbed in some social media fun. Scroll down to see top 5 viral trends which Bollywood stars nailed like pros.

The growing popularity of social media platforms has seen an upsurge in viral trends - be it the latest one Bottlecap Challenge or 10 Year Challenge - these have swept the Internet as netizens from all around the globe join in to perform and our Bollywood celebrities cannot stay behind.

They never shy away from taking up some fun wacky social media challenges and nailing them like a pro. Here is a lowdown on the popular challenges that have taken over social media over the past few years:

1. Bottlecap Challenge

The latest entry to the growing list of viral challenges on social media is Bottlecap Challenge. Made popular by Jason Statham, this trend has taken over the internet seeing participants attempting to unscrew a cap from a bottle with their foot in the middle of a kick - without knocking the bottle down.

Actor Akshay Kumar was the first one to do it in Bollywood, inspired by his idol, Jason. He had taken the challenge and shared the video on Twitter, encouraging his fans to follow suit. He wrote, "I couldn’t resist #BottleCapChallenge Inspired by my action idol #JasonStatham, I will repost/retweet the Best I see, come on Guys and Girls get your Bottle out and your Legs in the Air, Let’s Do This #FitIndia #WednesdayMotivation."

Among the best performers was Tiger Shroff, who took the challenge a notch higher by doing it blindfolded. He shared it with the caption, "Wellll since everybodys showing off... Inspired by the great @donnieyenofficial! Yo @beyounick is this good enough? Looking good ritesh sir #goodoldspideysense # @riteishd @thedinomorea #bottlecapchallenge."

Now, many stars such as Sushmita Sen and beau Rohman Shawl as well as Kunal Kemmu attempted it, with many coming up with their own version of the challenge.

2. 10 Year Challenge

As the name suggests, the obsession trend on the Internet wherein users posted then-and-now pictures showing how they looked 10-years ago and at present. This trend has got not only the common man but Bollywood celebrities as well as joining in the fun.

The stars shared collages of themselves on their social media pages to show how they have transformed in the period of time, while some did it just for fun.

Sonam Kapoor took to Instagram to share images of herself from the sets of Delhi 6 and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. She captioned it "#10yearchallenge #23to33 from DELHI 6 to ek Ladki Ko Dekha toh AISA Laga.. do you think I got dads genes??? @anilskapoor." She is looking just mesmerizing as always in both the pictures, which even proves her timeless beauty.


We just can't take our eyes off Bipasha Basu, as she is still looking as beautiful and sensuous like she was a decade ago. She captioned the picture as "#10yearchallenge seems how life makes us all go through so many phases... even in the way we look... I have no reason to complain... life has been awesome in these last 10 years... looking forward always"


Dia Mirza shared a collage of monochrome pictures of herself with a caption which read as "So here it is, my #10YearChallenge! At 27 and 37!" Dia has matured with time to become more beautiful with time and this picture is proof of it.


3. Mannequin Challenge

The meteoric rise of the mannequin challenge back in 2016, which saw people attempt to stay entirely still while someone filmed a video around them.

In a one-minute long video, Priyanka Chopra and her team can be seen frozen in quirky poses for the challenge. Absolutely, the Quantico actress nailed the mannequin challenge like a pro! Her caption read, "Freezing this moment forever...This is just a part of my India team...can't believe I got them to stop working for 1 minute! See you in the new year!"

'Taking the #mannequinchallenge #Force2 style at the @city1016 office yesterday in dubai!!!! This was SO cool! Thank you guys we had a blaaaaast!!!', wrote Sonakshi Sinha as she took the challenge.

4. Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge was promoted by the ALS Association that aimed to spread awareness and funds for patients suffering from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Challenged participants had to either donate $100 (Rs 6,000) for the cause or douse themselves with ice water, film the entire process, shared it on social media and nominated challengers to keep the chain growing.

Bipasha Basu chose a black gown to perform the challenge in. She posted this video on her Instagram profile, after being challenged by her friend Suzie - and has, in turn, challenged Raj Kundra and Rocky S.

Abhishek Bachchan gladly took up Deshmukh's challenge and from the video that he posted on Twitter, he seemed like he regretted being doused with the chilled water after all! Then he threw the challenge across to SRK and his dad Big B.

5. PadMan Challenge

Entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, who made low-cost sanitary pads for the women of his village, began the #PadManchallenge on social media after which a plethora of stars like Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan, Diana Penty, Varun Dhawan, Ayushmann Khurranna among others.

Twinkle Khanna posted a photo challenging Aamir Khan and Shabana Azmi. Aamir Khan, too, did the same and further asked Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan to join.


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