There was a lot of social media chatter when Apple announced the launch of AirPods. But a still from the 2008 Bollywood action-thriller movie ‘Chamku’ starring Bobby Deol, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, and Riteish Deshmukh has desis joking about what Apple’s real inspiration for AirPods could be, and it is hilarious. Read on.
A Bobby Deol stan account named @Bobbywood_ recently tweeted a screenshot of the 2008 movie ‘Chamku’ directed by Kabeer Kaushik in which Bobby is seen wearing “AirPods”, eight years before they were launched by Apple in the year 2016, News18 reports.
Lord Bobby using AirPods in 2008 pic.twitter.com/PqwJZ5EHsk
— Bobbywood (@Bobbywood_) March 8, 2021
In the movie, Bobby plays the role of a RAW agent who carries out political assassinations.
It has sent desi fans into a frenzy!
Where do you think apple got the idea from? 🙌🔥
— Kshitij Sharma (@kayZ_04_FCB) March 8, 2021
Is Bobby Deol a time-traveler?
Always ahead of time.
King Bobby 🔥 😂 pic.twitter.com/FLDzAFkGUM
— Abeer Singh (@AbhishreySR) March 8, 2021
Time traveler. Legend for a reason🙏 https://t.co/twP1EeOMep
— You know who आत्मनिर्भर (@_anubhv) March 9, 2021
@Puneite_ lord bobby was ahead of his time
— John Doe (@ronitchotlani) March 8, 2021
Time traveler dharam putra. 😮
— Anna (@bewda_anna) March 8, 2021
Are AirPods actually ‘AirBobs’?
— Sanyukta (@dramadhikari) March 8, 2021
At his peak he was cooler than iphone 📱 https://t.co/qHlj2PQwqX
— قلندر 🇵🇰 Resistance till freedom (@lahoreqalandarj) March 8, 2021
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Some fans pointed out other such movie scenes where Bobby could be seen doing things that were invented or introduced later in real life:
Humraaj movie me video calling bhi kar li thi.
— Sanjay Kumar (@Sensiblesanjay9) March 8, 2021
Bobby could decrypt passwords just like that https://t.co/UsIWy10MKK
— arun p (@arun_6466) March 8, 2021
And finally, the fanboys and fangirls had a say:
— Debashish Sarangi (@Plumb_infront) March 9, 2021
Once a king, forever a king 👑 https://t.co/0kBY6TyE8K
— Shraddha (@onlystresss) March 8, 2021
You can watch Bobby’s moment here. He is seen entering a mall wearing the wireless, BlueTooth earbuds with a striking similarity to Apple AirPods:
We could always count on Desis online to unearth the whackiest of things! Do you also think that his roles and performances were way ahead of his time? Tell us!