Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was trolled for sharing a fake photo on 5 April after ‘9 Baje 9 Minutes’ event.
The 102 Not Out star reposted a picture shared by a social media user and wrote, “The World sees us .. we are ONE…” The social media user shared what was described as ‘a satellite image’ and claimed in his post that the entire nation has come together in support of Prime Minister Modi’s 9 pm 9 minutes appeal.
Some people claimed that the photo was released by NASA after ‘9 Baje 9 Minutes’ event. However, the claim was found to be a fake one.
Soon, the Twitterati started trolling the actor. One of them suggested him to uninstall the WhatsApp.
Another person wrote,”False pride & chest thumping won’t save the people. Actions, alertness and sensitivity will!”.
Meanwhile, Big B stood supported PM Modi’s appeal as he lit a candle at 9 pm on Sunday and shared a line from his father late Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem. Other Bollywood stars like Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar also stood in solidarity with the PM.
On Monday, the Union Health Ministry said that 109 deaths were reported across the country due to Coronavirus, and the total number of infected cases so far has risen to 4067. At least 490 new cases and 26 new deaths have been reported in the last 12 hours.