Meme face on: Twitterati have a field day after Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami's accounts hacked
Witty memes and one-liners flooded the micro-blogging platform.
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The hackers had replaced Big B and Sami's profile pictures with that of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan. While the megastar's bio said - "Actor, well at least some are STILL saying so !! Love Pakistan", the singer's bio was changed to - "Ayyildiz Tim Love Pakistan" - with an emoji of Pakistani and Turkish flags.
Twitterati were quick to notice the hacked accounts of the 'Kabhi Nahi' music video stars. They began sharing witty memes and one-liners on the platform.
Major Adnan Sami & Amitabh Bachchan guys stay strong Pakistan is wid U #AdnanSami https://t.co/BURXaO8cnq— Chaudhry Nabeel (@DrNabeelChaudry) 1560254099000
What did the hacker achieved by hacking #AmitabhBachchan's account? Hint: It's the same thing that Pakistan achiev… https://t.co/nsw9dMZiCj— IMRAN KHAN (@imranmkkhan) 1560198592000
Adnan sami and Amitabh Bachchan right now #AdnanSami #AmitabhBachchan https://t.co/NvXHN4NCvO— Saad Akhter (@saad_akhter26) 1560265664000
Major Adnan Sami showing his true colors https://t.co/rKCHPffS3r— Jeremy McLellan (@JeremyMcLellan) 1560260416000
India was prepared for Major Adnan Sami but Amitabh Bachchan came out of syllabus #AmitabhBachchan https://t.co/rUAsJLRiBY— Chaudhry Nabeel (@DrNabeelChaudry) 1560195701000
Modi Trying to recover #AmitabhBachchan's twitter account. https://t.co/RqdE5InTiK— جواد اللّٰه وردگ (@jawadullahsidd4) 1560203616000
Adnan Sami is Handsome now. https://t.co/kkUXzgTu2I— Naila Inayat नायला इनायत (@nailainayat) 1560252691000
Ab Twitter account Hack karne ko hi kuch Pakistani surgical strike bol rhe hai. #Amitabhbachchan— Lone Wolf (@thewrydry) 1560194559000
Adnan Sami's account didn't hack. He's proving his love for Pakistan in secret way as an undercover agent.— Haroon. (@ThisHaroon) 1560252509000
Bachchan's page was restored within half-an-hour after the Mumbai Police alerted the cyber unit.
With 37.4 million followers, Bachchan has been an active Twitter user, and shared over 64,000 tweets since he joined the platform in 2010. His Twitter account was reportedly hacked in 2015 as well.
Sami previously held a Pakistani passport, but received Indian citizenship in 2015.
The group had previously hacked Twitter accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher among others as well.