Flix Friday, January 16, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute| January 3, 2015| 7.00 pm IST On Saturday, around afternoon, an innocuous looking hashtag #mama70 started trending on social media in Tamil Nadu. For those who don’t know, the word ‘mama’ refers to one’s sister’s husband in Tamil, in this case however, it is also the more widely used nickname referring to Chennai’s own N Srinivasan, former BCCI president and current ICC chairman, wishing him well on his 70th birthday. Many posts expressed shock and awe that the ‘young and enthusiastic’ looking Tamilian who has been in the news constantly (for reasons both good and bad) has touched the 70 age mark. While some compared his achievements to that of Bill Gates , some went as far as calling him the Don Corleone of India which he probably is given how he has managed to emerge unscathed, controversy after controversy, so far. All in all, whether N Srinivasan is enjoying a good birthday or not considering the legal issues he, CSK and the BCCI face in the immediate future, it proves just one thing - that Tamilians make a good killing at humour. Knowing Tamil could be an added advantage. Here’s wishing Chennai’s original cricket hero N Srinivasan a happy birthday. Thai mama is a relation. Srini mama is an emotion !  #Mama70 — Shafeeque Suhail (@ShafeequeSuhail) January 3, 2015 There are some things money can't buy, for everything else there's Srini Mama. Happy birthday @SriniMama16#Mama70 — Dhoni's Leg Slip (@ABaradwaj) January 3, 2015 Advance birthday wishes to THE GODFATHER of Indian Cricket @SriniMama16 _/\_ #Mama70 Proud to be a Mama Loyalist! Mama vaazhgaa!! — Rajarajan Velumani (@Va_Ve_Ra) January 2, 2015 @SriniMama16 #mamaism is getting bigger than #maoism... #Mama70 — Shankar Balachandran (@shaanjus4u) January 3, 2015 @SriniMama16 To Lailt Modi, Nee padicha school la nan Headmaster da.... watha Yaar kita... #Mama70 #VechiSeiradhu — R Company (@arthapnk) January 3, 2015 Kuzhundhaiku Amma! Cricket ku Mama #Mama70 @SriniMama16 Pirandhanaal vazhthukkal! — Venkatesh (@VenkyEaswar) January 3, 2015 Happy birthday @SriniMama16 #Mama70 , win the world cup for @msdhoni — Ridhu Varshan (@Ridhuvarshan) January 3, 2015 RajKumar Hirani created PK, @SriniMama16 created VK !! #Mama70 — Praveen Selva (@PraveenSelva16) January 3, 2015 RT if you want Jan 3rd be declared an international holiday & renamed as "International Petti Day" on account of Mama's birthday #Mama70 — Srini Mama (@SriniMama16) January 3, 2015 Enga maama @SriniMama16 ku periya whistle podunga.. #Mama70 not out... — nishanthRkamal (@nishanthr1991) January 3, 2015 @SriniMama16 Happie B Day da Mama Wish u live 100 more years and vechu sorigify all teams#Mama70 pic.twitter.com/vbJfbIm08n — Ganesh Murali (@GaneshMackey) January 3, 2015 Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
Become a TNM Member for just Rs 999!
You can also support us with a one-time payment.