• Viral Photos of 2015Twitter
  • Confusion over the exact colour of the dress appearing in a picture in Tumbler has triggered a frenzied atmosphere.Tumblr/Screen Shot
  • Ram Jethmalani lip smooched actress Leena Chandavarkar during Humlog Awards 2015 at Radio Club in Mumbai on Feb. 16, 2015.IANS
  • Bad girl posterTwitter/Nirmalya Dutta
  • AbRam KhanTwitter
  • Benedict Cumberbatch Photobomb at the Golden Globes AwardScreenshot

From Benedict Cumberbatch's Photobomb during 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards to the Dressgate Controversy, the beginning of 2015 saw many viral photos taking the Internet by storm.

Check out the most viral photos that went viral in the beginning of 2015:

#Dressgate Controversy that divided the planet into two groups

A viral photo of what was dubbed as "the dress" recently divided the online world into two groups: Blue & Black and White & Golden.

While some saw the dress as blue & black, many others found it as a white & golden dress, which created quite a lot of debates on the Internet. With celebrities taking part in the discussion, #TheDress #WhiteAndGold, #BlueAndBlack and many other hashtags were trending on social media platforms on 26 and 27 February. 

Ram Jethmalani Kisses Leena Chandavarkar

Senior lawyer-turned-politician Ram Jethmalani took the social media by storm after a photo of him kissing yesteryear actress and late Kishore Kumar's wife Leena Chandavarkar went viral on social media. They were attending the Hum Log Awards function in Mumbai on 16 February. He was earlier also spotted kissing veteran actor Dharmendra during Jethmalani's birthday.

Girl Steps out Wearing Metal Outfit to Protest Against Eve Teasing

The photos of a young girl, who was seen wearing a metal body armour as a protest against eve teasing and street harassment in Afghanistan, had gone viral around February end. The images, which were reportedly taken in Kabul, spread like a wildfire on social media sites.

Bad Girl Poster

A picture chart titled "Bad Girl" or "Ek Buri Ladki", which describes the bad qualities of a girl, went viral on social media sites in February. The poster described that a girl is bad if she can't make round rotis, or if she walks outside with hair off. Even taking selfies with pout face was also considered bad for a woman.

Robert Mugabe Falls

After the 90-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe missed a step and plunged to the ground at Harare International Airport on 6 February, social media sites were flooded with hilarious photoshopped images of the President.

Shah Rukh Khan's Son AbRam's Adorable Photo

Ever since Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri's third baby AbRam was born, the little hero has always caught the attention of many. Every photos of the tiny tot have gone viral and in January, he was seen posing for an adorable photo with his brother Aryan's friend.

Benedict Cumberbatch's Photobomb

No red carpet events are complete without a selfie and photobomb. During the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2015, actor Benedict Cumberbatch stole the show with his jumpy photobomb at Beverley Hilton Hotel, while Michael Keaton was taking a snap of Meryl Streep and Margaret Cho.

Malia Obama's Pony Tail Photo

Despite high security measures, the US President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia Obama's personal photograph, where she is seen tying her hair into a loose pony tail went viral online in the beginning of the year.

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