After ‘Zomato happy rider’ and ‘viral smile guy’ went viral, the man who featured in the video became the profile picture of food aggregator Zomato India’s Twitter and Instagram handles. In an acknowledgment of his newfound fame, all the display photos of the brand on social media were changed to that of the man.
The delivery person from Delhi, who was identified just as Sonu, was recently captured in a video by vlogger Delhi DC Rider. The video was then posted on TikTok, where he spoke about how much he earns and his working hours. But what really caught everyone’s attention was his smile, with even the vlogger asking him the secret behind it.
The video was viewed over 4.7 million times on the TikTok, and then spread on other social media platforms.
The vlogger then tracked down Sonu again and ‘Zomato rider’ became a trending hashtag on social media.
On Friday, the display picture of the company’s Instagram and Twitter handles were changed and the company said it is “now a happy rider fan account”.
this is now a happy rider fan account
— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) February 28, 2020
On Instagram, the firm listed various reasons to smile and included the display picture as one.
His face has now become an inspiration for memes in India, and now features in many scenes from films and popular photos. Even police forces used him to pass onto important message.
Things to learn from the Zomato happy rider:
1. Keep smiling no matter what challenges life throws at you.
2. Wearing helmet is important.
— Gurugram Traffic Police (@TrafficGGM) February 28, 2020
— Hunटरर ♂ 🥳 (@nickhunterr) February 28, 2020
When Babita ji orders food from Zomato and you are the delivery guy pic.twitter.com/HWVXDX2Knk
— Rishabh Srivastava (@AskRishabh) February 28, 2020
When a fan fakes he met you in Parliament and you promised a selfie next time. But you never went there. pic.twitter.com/4bUzc9wmuL
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) February 28, 2020
me: kahan hai bhai
friend: tere dil me
— 🐇 (@firkey_) February 28, 2020
— CA Anshu # (@Tharakipan) February 28, 2020
When you are OUT but the bat is yours….😂😂😂😆😆😆😄 pic.twitter.com/QNhWafz6TQ
— Vishal Saini (@vishal_saini_vs) February 27, 2020
When you send a meme to person sitting in same room and wait for them to see. pic.twitter.com/RHsmvN4fOH
— Manish ➐ (@Man_isssh) February 27, 2020
When you’re done drinking and your one friend asks, “sutta bacha hai kya?” pic.twitter.com/7J90cbrckq
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) February 27, 2020
Match Found 😂 pic.twitter.com/b27D1wS9rn
— S Ravind King (@sravindking) February 27, 2020
She : Acha baba ruko send karti hu
— Tweetera🐦 (@DoctorrSays) February 27, 2020
When ur friends says bhai wo tujhe bee dekh rahi hai 🤩🤣🤣😂 pic.twitter.com/IMEMR5IR5D
— Sooraj Karkera 🇮🇳 (@karkerasrj) February 27, 2020
*Boy and girl coming out of Oyo room*
Oyo staff- pic.twitter.com/bTjaUdR5SN
— ekdum chill (@jalebiwaali) February 28, 2020
Arijit Singh, when you break-up pic.twitter.com/Y3qbeBnnp3
— Bade Chote (@badechote) February 27, 2020
Girls after AIR 1 vs boys after passing supplementary exams pic.twitter.com/iuXKFxklEZ
— Theironman (@Theiron52686107) February 27, 2020
*marwadi shopkeeper when customer forgets to take change pic.twitter.com/0dGFCLNXhA
— 🍁Sharmaji Ki Beti🍁 (@A_BrahminGirlll) February 27, 2020
Learn to be happy with what you have. ❤️✌️👍 pic.twitter.com/XnUZi7np6a
— Shashwat 🏌️ (@_Shakti_maan) February 27, 2020
Many on social media also sought a raise for him.
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