The internet is currently abuzz with the ‘Me at 21’ trend, attracting individuals from diverse backgrounds who are eagerly posting images from their 21-year-old days. Notably, Pakistani celebrities such as Sajal Aly and Mawra Hocane, and Bollywood celebrities like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Priyanka Chopra Jonas have enthusiastically joined the trend.
Providing a nostalgic look back at their younger selves and adding to the wave, Sonam Kapoor and Bipasha Basu have also contributed by sharing pictures from what appears to be a past era. Here’s a blast from the past as these celebrities relive what it was like to be 21:
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena recently participated in the ‘Me At 21’ challenge on her Instagram stories. She posted two pictures from when she was 21. The first image features the actor alongside Shah Rukh Khan in their movie Asoka, evoking nostalgic feelings. Kareena expressed her mood with the caption, ‘Feeling 21 this morning.’ The second picture, also from Asoka, is a close-up of the actress in her film attire, accompanied by the caption ’21’ and a red heart emoji.
The senior Kapoor sister took to her Instagram to share a throwback that was truly transportive. From the hair to the overall aesthetic of the image, the throwback post is truly telling of the years gone by. The post is also a testament to the star’s iconic, timeless beauty.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka treated her fans to a nostalgic glimpse of her modelling days as part of the ongoing ‘Me At 21’ trend. Known for her successful career in both Bollywood and Hollywood, the star shared images from her early modelling days, offering a throwback to that significant phase of her life. The pictures provide a rare look into Priyanka’s early years in the entertainment industry.
Sonam embraced the popular challenge on February 3, taking a stroll down memory lane. The fashion-forward actor shared snapshots from the initial phase of her career, particularly from her debut film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya, where she starred opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Sonam shared these nostalgic moments on her Instagram stories as part of the trending challenge.
Bipasha Basu joyfully participated in the trend, delighting her followers with delightful glimpses from her early twenties. In addition to sharing these captivating throwback photos, the diva incorporated a current image, conveying a meaningful message about embracing self-love at any age.
While missing the mark by choosing to share an image from when she was 20 years old, Sajal still provided a look into just how far the star has come. From looking like a precious youngster to blooming into a skilful force to be reckoned with, the image shared on Instagram perfectly maps the star’s journey.
Yet another Pakistani star decided to mend the rules of the challenge as per their desires, and we’re not complaining. Taking to Instagram, Mawra shared a throwback post of her at 22, “trying to navigate through an experience” and “trying to make sense of it all.”
The trend works as a brilliant time capsule, filling audiences with nostalgia while also providing visual insights into just how far our beloved stars have come.
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