For those who still underestimate the power of social media, you will be glad to know that 80-year-old Delhi couple's Delhi eatery's conditions will probably improve now. Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit, many have been avoiding to eat at the roadside stalls but this has definitely put the vendors in loss. A similar story is that of an elderly couple who runs a 'dhaba' in a tiny kiosk somewhere in Malviya Nagar. The video showing their struggling story has gone viral on the internet and many including celebrities, cricketers and even companies were left teary-eyed. It all happened when a food blogger shared their video after which today morning, "Baba Ka Dhaba" became one of the top trends on Twitter and not just this a trail of customers were even spotted at the place.
The video was shared by Vasundhara Tankha Sharma alongside a caption, "This video completely broke my heart. Dilli waalon please please go eat at Baba ka dhaba in Malviya Nagar if you get a chance."
#WATCH: "It feels like whole India is with us. Everyone is helping us", says Kanta Prasad, owner of #BabaKaDhabha.— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2020
The stall in Delhi's Malviya Nagar saw heavy footfall of customers after a video of the owner couple went viral. pic.twitter.com/nNpne6Arqs
Soon, a lot of reactions poured in from not just Twitterverse but also a lot of celebs including-- Raveena Tandon, Sonam Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, Swara Bhaskar, cricketer R Ashwin, IPL team Delhi Capitals and food delivery app Zomato. Check out their reactions here:
Hi could you please dm me details.— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) October 7, 2020
Dear DB Family in Delhi.— Akash Banerjee (@TheDeshBhakt) October 7, 2020
I know we are still severely restricted in our movements - but if around Malviya Nagar - please stop by at Baba Ka Dhaba🙏🏼 https://t.co/WXXVB1NZKL
Let’s help put their smile back ... our neighbour hood vendors need our help to ❤️🙏. https://t.co/X4RNcYOA9w— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) October 8, 2020
Oh yes, the morning started with a smile on everyone's face.— Abhishek Gupta (@IACAbhi) October 8, 2020
AAP MLA @attorneybharti reached out to the old uncle & aunty who's tear broke our heart and does the needful.
Life is so short, pls help the people around you.
Well done sir @attorneybharti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/nZF6ih6HGV
The vide has seen a lot of shared and more than 1.7 million views. Netizens are retweeting the video in large numbers and urging everyone to visit the place definitey if anyone is in Delhi. Catch out the reactions of Twitterati here:
Roses are red— Madhur (@ThePlacardGuy) October 8, 2020
Violets are blue
We're at Baba ka Dhaba
Where are you?
Come one, come all.
Address: Block B, Shivalik Colony, Opposite Hanuman Mandir. Malviya Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110017 pic.twitter.com/JS06YqCYeW
Good side of social media...— प्रीti (@Preeti_S_24) October 8, 2020
Read about this #BABAKADHABA last night.Good folks of twitter made sure to bring smile on the faces of this elderly couple.
What a positive start to day 💕 https://t.co/UhJa5MdnUS
Rather than everyone crowding #BABAKADHABA just cuz it's in trend, go to him after everything settles down.— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) October 8, 2020
Please visit this Address:— निहारिका बैस🇮🇳 (@NiharikaBais) October 8, 2020
Name - Mrs. Badami Devi (Baba's Dhaba), Site Number - 12322, Ward Number - 63, On Nala, Near Hanuman Mandir, New Market, Malviya Nagar, South Zone, New Delhi - 110017 #BABAKADHABA #MalviyaNagar @DelhiPolice @hatindersinghr1 https://t.co/OVGTE34wTs