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29 Iconic Moments That Are Officially 10 Years Old In 2018

Some Bengaluru girl called Anushka made her debut in Bollywood. And some Delhi boy named Virat won the U-19 World Cup for India.

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Hello, world. 2008 is now a whole decade ago. The last '90s child is now an adult. And in case you need to feel any older and drown in the good old days, here's a time capsule from then:

1. This reality show contestant was slapped a decade ago, and went down in meme history.


2. Saif and Kareena officially became a thing and so did this tattoo.

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3. Serena and Venus Williams came down to India and were made to wear sarees.

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4. Abhinav Bindra created history by winning India its first individual gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

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5. Sushil Kumar and Vijender Singh also brought India laurels with their bronze medals in wrestling and boxing respectively.

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6. Kareena Kapoor hit "size zero" for Tashan.


7. Mumbai was under attack for four days, shaking the core of the city and the entire country.

8. These legends said goodbye to test cricket.

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9. The IPL was launched, changing the way India watched cricket.

10. We saw Sreesanth cry on live television because he was "slapped" by Harbhajan Singh.

11. Opposition MPs took out huge wads of cash on the floor of the Parliament claiming that their votes were being bought by the Congress.

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12. Of course, the result of that vote gave the world this ~iconic~ photo of Manmohan Singh, which later went down in meme history.

13. Annu Kapoor absolutely lost his shit at Kunal Kohli for not "respecting" a patriotic song on a kids talent show.

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14. The Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj double murder case disturbed the entire country.

15. Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds had their infamous tiff on the field.

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16. These wonderful movies were released...

17. ... and so were these disasters.

18. Bollywood found heartthrobs in Imran Khan and Farhan Akhtar.

19. Aamir Khan transformed himself with eight-pack abs and this hairstyle for Ghajini.

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20. Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja

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21. This was the year that Pappus could proudly declare that they couldn't dance and everyone screamed loudly about their lost "laundry ka ek bill".

22. Splitsvilla arrived on TV, becoming our own version of The Bachelor.

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23. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah hit our screens for the first time.

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24. The world saw Tulsi and fam for the last time on TV this year.

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25. Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Kasautii Zindagi Kay also saw their demise this year.

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26. Chiranjeevi announced his entry in politics.

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27. India's first lunar probe, Chandrayaan, was launched.

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28. Nineteen-year-old Bengaluru girl Anushka Sharma made her Bollywood debut...


29. And some young Delhi chap named Virat Kohli captained India's U-19 team to World Cup victory.

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