In a bid to stem the spread of deadly coronavirus infection, the Indian government on March 14 imposed a nationwide lockdown. Since then, a lot of things have changed, including people now dining together and reading books. And not only the lockdown has compelled humankind to reprise old hobbies and learn new skills but has also brought back a lot of things from the '90s.
Not only Ramayan and Mahabharat but a lot of other shows like Chanakya and Shaktiman have also returned. And, however, surprising it may sound, state television has garnered a much higher viewership than commercial channels.
The Ramayan and the Mahabharat does not remain only TV serials they become emotion for both actors and viewers... pic.twitter.com/cA7BXfBCxf— Dolphin (@ModestyNation_) April 23, 2020
The lockdown has also led to a resurgence of a lot of comic books with many of them sharing free internet additions. Chacha Chaudhary, Pinki, Nagraj, Champak and Tintin and a lot many have returned to entertain people.
Momo thinks Momo need more soda and comic books now pic.twitter.com/VNxw2UY588— momofantasy (@momofantasyinfo) April 23, 2020
Remember Supremo? 80s superhero whose alter-ego was Amitabh Bachchan; created by Gulzar, drawn by Pratap Mullick? (If not, see this: https://t.co/K9jxgwmGZV). ANYWAYS, here be PDFs of these 4 Supremo comics for your lockdown enjoyment: https://t.co/HRGWXivHMv— tg Shenoy (@theBekku) March 24, 2020
Popular in the 1990s and 1980s in the hip-hop culture, DJ battles are back again, but this time on Instagram Live. Artists like Mannie Fresh, Timbaland and Ne Yo, have brought to life again the art of the live DJ battle.
TONIGHT at 8 PM EST! @djmars404 will join #InternMedia’s IG Live Series on (@)kpnelson2.— Karl Nelson (@karlnelsonjr) April 22, 2020
DJ Mars and I will be talking about the live DJ sets he’s been doing amidst #COVID19, his thoughts on the #celebrity battles we’ve seen on IG Live, and more.#iMStayingHome pic.twitter.com/9FusDbXJPW
It has also led to a resurgence of clear blue skies as pollution levels across the world have reduced. In India, Jalandhar residents now have a clear view of Himalayan ranges while those in Delhi are enjoying clearer Yamuna river.
Now as most people are working from home, friends have come closer and families have reunited. This has resulted in having meals together. Also, a lot of people have developed an interest in cooking which has increased varieties on the menu.
Today We celebrate the Easter in Romania.— Ezada Sinn (SFW) (@EzadaSinn) April 19, 2020
Family lunch, playing with My kids & talking with friends over WhatsApp. This is My kind of celebration. pic.twitter.com/LXZ0gPR3ar