This Article is From Apr 28, 2016

Deepika, Engaged? Hemaji's Tweet Made Fans Happy, For a Short While

Deepika, Engaged? Hemaji's Tweet Made Fans Happy, For a Short While

File photos of Deepika Padukone and Hema Malini.

Highlights

  • 'Deepika, All good wishes on your engagement,' Hema Malini wrote
  • Hema Malini's tweet meant for a newly-engaged follower
  • Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are believed to be dating
New Delhi: What's in a name? Turns out, a lot - if you happen to share yours with a celebrity. In a case of mistaken identity, actor-politician Hema Malini's tweet meant for a newly-engaged follower was intercepted by Deepika Padukone's fans, who instantly and erroneously assumed it The Dimpled One who Hemaji was congratulating.

This is the tweet that went astray:
 

Twitter was straightaway plunged into thrilled confusion. Two hours later, Hemaji issued a clarification:
 

By then, wishful thinking on the part of delighted fans had led to a shortcut to a happy ending - for the wrong Deepika:
 
 
 

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, co-stars from the films Bajirao Mastani and Ram-Leela, are believed to be dating although they have never officially acknowledged a romance. Neither are currently on Indian Standard Time - both are abroad on work - and so have not yet reacted to their short-lived virtual engagement.

Keep calm and carry on, Twitter.