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Ratan Tata posts throwback photo, takes social media by storm

Sharing the picture, Ratan Tata said he wanted to post it day before but was then made aware of social media rules -- particularly about TBT aka #throwbackthursdays.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 24, 2020 8:18:47 am
ratan tata, ratan tata old picture, ratan tata throwback photo, ratan tata young age pic, viral news, indian express Donning a simple white T-shirt during his college days, the old photo of Ratan Tata is going viral.

Industrialist Ratan Tata posted a picture of himself in his younger days on Thursday and took Instagram by storm. Giving a glimpse of life back in the USA, where he completed his studies, the businessman shared a photo of him donning a simple white T-shirt.

In a matter of few hours, his picture garnered over 2.6 lakh likes on the app and is a viral hit with over 3,500 comments. But it was not just the picture that got everyone talking. Sharing the picture, the 82-year-old Tata said he wanted to post it day before but was then made aware of social media rules — particularly about TBT aka #throwbackthursdays.

“I was going to post this yesterday, but I was then told about “throwbacks” and how they occur on Thursdays,” the business tycoon quipped while sharing the photo from his yesteryear. “So here is a throwback from my days in LA, not long before I happily returned to India,” he wrote on Instagram.

See his throwback photo here:

Not the first throwback picture that got everyone talking online.

The picture left many swooning over the “hot” younger version with some calling him a ‘Greek God’. Not just on the photo-sharing app but even on Twitter, the picture went viral.

“You look like some Hollywood star sir,” one user commented on his photo while another wrote, “Handsome man… I guess the real Captain India… like Captain America”. Things were not very different on Twitter as well.

Tata spent many years in the USA completing his high school. He earned a degree in Architecture from the prestigious Cornell University, and a special Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School.

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