In the lockdown due to COVID-19, it’s the social media which has got us through it and has been our crutch in the boredom and frustration of being locked up at our own homes. Instagram is one of such social media handles which played a big role in all of it and here are some Instagram personalities who entertained us in these dire times.
Kusha Kapila is an Indian content writer, actress, social media personality and works for iDiva and Netflix India for its youtube specials. She’s our Delhi queen who has been entertaining us for years now through her various fictional characters, the most popular one being “Billi Maasi”. She has partnered up with Netflix India for their show Behensplaining where she and another social media influencers give honest reviews of movies. In the lockdown, she has entertained her followers through her quirky videos and amazing collabs.
Ankush Bahuguna is a video content creator, actor, editor and social media influencer. He has worked for MensXP and collaborates with other media houses for some funny video content. He has acted in various short films which are available on YouTube. He hails from New Delhi, creates the cutest videos with his mother and keeps entertaining his followers. During the lockdown, he made us laugh through his funny reels, interactive stories and educated us about toxic masculinity and issues surrounding that with his oh-so-amazing make-up tutorials.
Yashraj Mukhate is an Indian music composer, YouTuber and social media personality. His parodical video went viral and instantly got 3 million views through which he rose to fame. He has been making videos where he sets rap into a scene from some soap operas, reality TV shows or some interviews. Many people have been using his music to create content and memes.
Srishti Dixit is a content writer, content creator and a social media personality. She is currently working for BuzzFeed India and BollywoodLife.com. She is also Kusha Kapila’s counterpart on Netlix’s youtube special Behensplaining. She is famous for her relatable funny content on Instagram and in lockdown, she entertained her followers with a new character ‘Pintu’ and his funny interaction with his teacher, mother and neighbours.
Agasthya Shah is a content creator on YouTube and Instagram. He got popular in the lockdown through his relatable videos showcasing the life of general people and college kids. He started an IGTV series “2 minutes 2 Think” where he discusses feeling, societal pressures, and the idea of a happy life. At just 18, he has garnered thousands of followers and he is keeping them entertained through his videos.