Justin Trudeau's Outfits in India Spur Memes

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; his wife, Sophie Grégoire; and son Xavier visit the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, on February 21. GETTY/Narinder Nanu

As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finishes up a widely scrutinized weeklong trip to India, critics are saying he's trying a little too hard to fit in.

Memes circulated the internet this weekend as the Canadian floundered awkwardly in excessively dressy Indian attire, attempted an enthusiastic Bhangra dance and did just a little too much.

white people after one (1) yoga class pic.twitter.com/eGFf9RaOTe

— neha (@nay_yeah) February 21, 2018

Canadian PM @JustinTrudeau makes an entrance at the Canada house in New Delhi. Truly in the spirit of India. @DemocracyNewsL pic.twitter.com/ph19O7ysB4

— Rohit Gandhi (@rohitgandhi_) February 22, 2018

Is it just me or is this choreographed cuteness all just a bit much now? Also FYI we Indians don’t dress like this every day sir, not even in Bollywood. pic.twitter.com/xqAqfPnRoZ

— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) February 21, 2018

Is Trudeau doing an entire junior year abroad in India or what?

— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) February 24, 2018

Trudeau was in India to meet with leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

But while the Canadian prime minister stood at the center of international scrutiny and even some mockery, his son Hadrien emerged as a young social media hero: the prince of carelessness. Pictures showed him lying on the ground during his father's meetings, trying to flee the premises and posing with a bouquet of flowers seemingly larger than himself.

Hadrien, our new hero. https://t.co/e1OVXPMaNn

— BuzzFeed India (@BuzzFeedIndia) February 26, 2018

We should all aspire to be as carefree as Hadrien Trudeau in India https://t.co/LJMQ6TYZAu pic.twitter.com/rB6YRAxgC1

— HuffPost India (@HuffPostIndia) February 25, 2018

The elder Trudeau is accustomed to being a social media star, whose comments on feminism, Canada's indigenous peoples and racism typically draw praise from liberals in all corners of the world, but in India last week, it was 3-year-old Hadrien who showed him up and won hearts all over the world.