When you're Chetan Bhagat, life doesn't come easy to you. Neither does Twitter. After being trolled on Twitter all year long for just about everything, he probably anticipated some positivity on his birthday but wishful thinking.

With best intentions at heart, this is what Mr Bhagat tweeted:

His fault? He used the words "me" and "brilliance" in the same sentence. Obviously Twitterverse wasn't going to let this one go:

And then there were some cheeky ones!

Lesson: When life makes you Chetan, be Sharma not Bhagat!