This video showing group of men watching a lady lying on a beach is from Bangladesh! Not India.

Claim

A girl went to a beach during her vacation in India and this is what she saw.

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Explanation

In the eight-second clip, a woman is heard saying she wants to share the stunning view since she is on the beach. However, the sea is not visible as it is blocked by a large crowd of men watching her.

This short clip is shared with texts that read “Throwback to my visit to India”. Also, this post is circulated with a claim stating, “A girl went to a beach during her vacation in India and this is what she saw.” You can view similar claim posts here, and here.

 

What’s the truth?

Using the keyframes from the viral video, we were able to locate the original YouTube video. The video was posted with a mention of Bangladesh.

 

Also, video was posted on 25 June 2020, titled with a question, “White woman on the beach somewhere in Bangladesh enjoying the view?.”

The same video was posted again in 2021 as well which to mentions it is from Bangladesh.

 

The video has been around for at least 4 years now and the old video which was circulating as it is from Bangladesh is now making rounds with claims that it is from India.

Conclusion:

The widely shared video shows a large group of people watching a girl lying on the beach her vacation is old and not from India. The video is from Bangladesh.

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Indu Meenakshi

Indu Meenakshi is a former Microbiologist-turned-journalist, works as a Sub-Editor at YouTurn. She additionally holds Master’s in Management and English Literature. As a fact-checker, her job entails actively dispelling false information found online, exposing fake news, and raising public awareness.
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