No, Devoleena Bhattacharjee did not act in the movie ‘The Kerala Story’.
The Kerala Story actress #Devolina_Bhattacharjee has married her own gym trainer a #Muslim youth #Shahnawaz_Sheikh. Devotees what to do now..? This one just hit me up
A set of images of the actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee is shared widely on Facebook with the claim that she married a Muslim youth Shahanawaz Sheikh despite acting in the movie ‘The Kerala Story’. A man in one of her pictures is highlighted in the context that he is her husband Shahanawaz. Some of the posts with such a claim can be seen here, here and here.
The viral posts in Hindi read as “द केरला स्टोरी की अभिनेत्री #देवोलिना_भट्टाचार्जी ने अपने ही जिम ट्रेनर एक #मुस्लिमयुवक #शाहनवाज_शेख से शादी रचा रखी हैं। भक्तों अब क्या करें..? यह तो चोट कर दी”
What is the truth?
When searching with relevant keywords we found that the actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee indeed married her gym trainer, Shahanawaz in 2022 but she is not a part of the movie ’The Kerala Story’.
Devoleena Bhattacharjee quoted a tweet related to the movie ‘The Kerala Story’ that her husband is a Muslim and they both watched the movie and that he neither took it as an offense nor he felt it was against his religion. And that’s how every Indian should be, she tweets.
Its not always like that. My husband is a muslim & came with me to watch the movie & he appreciated it. He neither took it as an offence nor he felt it was against his religion. And i feel thats how every indian should be like. #TheKeralaStory https://t.co/Qr0NSd87X1
— Devoleena Bhattacharjee (@Devoleena_23) May 13, 2023
When searching with the relevant keywords, a News 18 article is found publishing a photo gallery with the title “Devoleena Bhattacharjee Of Saath Nibhana Saathiya Fame Gets Married To Gym Trainer Shahnawaz Sheikh, See Her Wedding Pics”. Multiple photos show her with her husband Shahanawaz. And the person in the photo highlighted in the set of viral images is identified as her good friend and actor Vishal Singh.
When searching for the movie ‘The Kerala Story’s cast, we could not find the actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee’s name listed. This proves that she is not a part of the movie.
It is found that the actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee is not a part of the movie ‘The Kerala Story’. And the highlighted person in one of the viral images is not her husband but her friend Vishal Singh. It is to be noted that she is married to Shahanawaz since 2022.