This article is from Dec 30, 2020

Rumors spread that celebrities alive in 2020 are dead!

Mentioning 2020 as the worst year and sharing memes is still not done on social media. The death toll from the corona virus in 2020 is yet to end globally, with the discovery of the newly mutated corona virus, which has caused people to lose their livelihoods due to the virus, leading to worsening this year, including the deaths of prominent celebrities.

Meanwhile, false news that living celebrities are dead and in poor health has gone viral on social media.

1. Kapil Dev 

Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev was rumoured to have died of a heart attack on October 23, just days after completing his angioplasty. But, the video of Kapil Dev speaking that I am fine was released against rumours.

2. Anurag Kashyap 

In September 2020, KRK Box Office (a verified profile with a blue tick), announced the death of film director Anurag Kashyap and shared thousands on its Twitter page.


But with that post, Anurag Kashyap teased and tweeted, “Yemaraj left himself back home saying you need to make more movies.”

3. Hema Malini

Popular film actress and BJP MP Hema Malini have been admitted to hospital in July due to heart problems and respiratory problems, a photo of her was shared on social media. But Hema Malini’s daughter tweeted about the rumour that my mother was fine.


They are spreading rumours using a photo taken when Hema Malini was injured in a car accident in 2015 and admitted to hospital.

4. Mulayam Singh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and founder of the Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav was rumoured to have died in October. On October 3, 92-year-old Mulayam Singh Yadav, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly from Avraya, died. False news spread due to name similarity.

5. Jeff Bezos

The hashtag RIPjeffBezos was trending on Twitter last July after Amazon business founder Jeff Bezos passed away. They started sharing the hashtag for teasing after learning of the rumour that Jeff Bezos was dead.

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