Old picture of Deepika Padukone is doing rounds on the internet relating it to ‘Pathaan’


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An image of Deepika Padukone in blue and white striped attire and orange heels is shared widely on social media platforms in the context that she wears saffron coloured heels after the issue of her saffron outfit in ‘Besharam Rang’ song in the Pathaan movie. The BJP supporters on social media seem to warn Deepika Padukone for wearing saffron heels and the opposition party supporters including Congress supporters seem to share the image with the context of praising her. Posts with viral image can be seen here, here, here, and here. Some of these posts can be seen shared with ‘boycott pathaan’ hashtags.

What is the truth?

When reverse-searching the viral image it is revealed that the photo was from the 2019 Cannes film festival. The Vogue article dated 17, May 2019 titled ‘Deepika Padukone pulled out all stops for her first day at Cannes 2019’ is found carrying the viral image.

The ‘itimes’ Facebook account posted the viral image on its page in May 2019 captioning it as Deepika Padukone in Cannes.

Hindustan Times Youtube channel published a video on 17, May 2019 with the title ‘Cannes 2019: Deepika Padukone slays in three new looks from Day 2’. It is mentioned that the first outfit is striped blue and white with orange heels.

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An old image of Deepika Padukone captured during the Cannes film festival 2019 is shared as a recent image by relating the colour of her heels to the Pathaan movie.

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