Today is Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid’s 46th birthday. The entire nation, whether they watch cricket or not, is celebrating his on-field genius as well as his off-field personality. His temperament and character is being lauded by all. And in the middle of all this, an old video of him has resurfaced.
Twitter user @FlawedSenorita shared this footage of MTV Bakra where they played a prank on Rahul Dravid. People are contrasting his classy response to the crude comments and subsequent apology of cricketer Hardik Pandya.
The ‘interviewer’ (actor Sayali Bhagat) asks Dravid to marry her
Full video https://t.co/YGGtfSr3y3
— BG Mahesh (@bgmahesh) January 10, 2019
This video has 14,000 likes and 6,800 retweets already. Netizens love how Dravid asked the young girl how old she is to talk some sense into her. He told her father that she needs to concentrate on her studies. Here are some of the responses to the viral tweet.
Role Model for the younger generation
Today's generation does not have basic courtesies, and Dravid was, and remains the tallest benchmark when it comes to ethics, principles and integrity
— Jai Bajrang Bali (@sarangthacker) January 9, 2019
2. Padhai karo
Omg Rahul Bhai, epic scolding.
How old r u, study me dhyan do,…
— Sarang Sambare (@SarangS21) January 9, 2019
3. 100% True
Character is building when no one is watching.
— Seema Bhatia 🇮🇳 (@seemaa_bhatia) January 9, 2019
What a man! 😍 never thought that my respect for him could increase! The current lot could learn a thing or two from him.
— Priya (@Priyaa_G) January 9, 2019
Difference between legend and rogue.
— Make way for rishi (@crazycreature55) January 10, 2019
— 🅿riyanka🏏🇮🇳 (@The_Priyanka__) January 11, 2019
Meanwhile, the latest update from the Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy is that Hotstar has taken the Koffee with Karan episode off-air. Also, the cricketers will not be playing the 1st ODI in Sydney due to the two-match ban recommendation by COA chief Vinod Rai.