The decision to rename Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium as Narendra Modi Stadium has received mixed reactions from the netizens on social media. Opposition leaders have expressed their displeasure over the renaming of the cricket stadium in Gujarat. Author Tom Holland posted a tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which piqued the interest of the Twitter users. He tweeted, “I’m a huge admirer of the modesty Modi showed in naming the world’s largest cricket stadium after himself.”
The author further wrote, “Not always a good sign for countries when leaders start pulling that trick.” His tweets grabbed several eyeballs as the netizens believed that he took a dig at PM Modi.
Actor Tom Holland trended on social media after the Twitter users mistook the author as the ‘Spider Man’ star. Many netizens slammed the 24-year-old actor and threatened to boycott his upcoming film ‘Spider Man: No Way Home’ in India.
Desi Twitter users got confused and lashed out at Tom Holland without cross-checking his account. They trended the hashtag #BoycottSpiderMan on the micro-blogging site even when Holland, ‘the actor’, didn’t say a single word on the rechristening of the stadium. Check out some of the tweets!
Tom Holland didn’t think that his tweet would trigger a trend against the upcoming film on social media. He was quick enough to react to the trend and apologize to the makers. He tweeted, “Oh dear – I seem single-handedly to have destroyed prospects for the next Spider-Man in India.”
He added, “My apologies to @SpiderManMovie. I should have remembered that with great power comes great responsibility.”
The author posted another tweet to ‘save Marvel’s profit in India’. “Just for the record, & to save Marvel’s profits in India, I freely acknowledge that Narendra Modi is a man of immense humility, and that his naming the world’s largest cricket stadium after himself is in no way quite hilariously immodest,” his tweet read.
Meme makers had a field day as they shared hilarious memes on Twitter. Some of the memes will definitely tickle your funny bones. We wonder what Marvel Studios and Tom Holland would think about the trend.
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is slated to hit the silver screen in the United States on December 17, 2021. The makers are yet to announce the release date for the Indian subcontinent. ). The Jon Watts directorial will also star Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Jamie Foxx, Benedict Cumberbatch, Marisa Tomei and Alfred Molina.
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