Top 5 parodies that went viral on the internet this year
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The News Minute| December 21, 2014| 4.00 pm IST It is quite difficult to pick and compile a list of things that went viral this year and caught the most attention, because there are at least a hundred things worth putting on the list. Many of them on the list are comedy pieces, videos or pictures, making fun of somebody or something really famous. In fact, it has now become the norm among netizens to expect a parody the moment some song or movie attains high popularity. So here is our list of the top five things that went viral on the web in 2014: 1. Subramanian Swamy√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs parody accountThe former Union cabinet minister and BJP MP√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs parody account on Facebook drew quite a lot of attention, with the user mocking his Hindutva ways. Swamy (the real one) recently issued a statement asking Facebook to delete the account but to no avail. Read: A Facebook page making fun of Subramanian Swamy's Virat Hindu 2. The Bhagvad Gita as the national book: Sushma Swaraj announced a few weeks back that the Bhagvat Gita should be named the national book of India. It invited a lot of ire as well as mockery from around the nation, which made Swaraj not mention the subject again. 3. Alia BhattThe young actress, who has been mocked and parodied endlessly of her not-so-high IQ level. Especially after her interview on Koffee with Karan, in which she displayed her vast general knowledge (Not.) The actress later went on to parody herself in a video with All India Bakchod, a comedy group. 4. Kim Kardashian√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs bottom:Kim Kardashian in her attempt to √Ę‚ā¨ňúbreak the internet√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ was quite successful at doing so too, by bearing all on Paper magazine√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs cover. The reality star got much negative (and some positive) criticism for it. 5. Let It GoThe famous song in the Disney movie from Frozen was widely hailed as one of the best songs of the year. This hence, made it one of the targets of spoofs and parodies of the year as well.