New Delhi, October 20: In a unique form of creativity, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Tuesday shared a picture of late Bollywood veteran Amrish Puri with a meme showing that fake news can trigger panic and lead to chaos among people. Referring to Amrish Puri in the meme, PIB took to Twitter and said ‘Babuji’ understands the menace of Fake News and the importance of Fact Check. The tweet further urged people to share WhatsApp forwards only after checking and verifying the facts. “Share WhatsApp forwards only after checking and verifying the facts or simply send us the snapshot/ URL of the questionable forward to +91 8799711259″, the tweet added.
Today, the iconic Bollywood blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) released on October 20, 25 years ago. The film features Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan and the duo has set an evergreen example of classic Bollywood romance. The meme comes on a day when the iconic Bollywood blockbuster film completes 25 years of it’s release.
Here’s the tweet by PIB:
Share WhatsApp forwards only after checking and verifying the #Facts or simply send us the snapshot/ URL of the questionable forward to +91 8799711259. #PIBFactCheck #DDJL25 #25YearsOfDDLJ pic.twitter.com/zpZAWFpSR4
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) October 20, 2020
Khan and Kajol changed their social media profile photos to their onscreen characters from DDLJ . Khan shared a video of DDLJ moments posted by Yash Raj Films, Shah Rukh tweeted: “25 years! Filled with gratitude towards you for loving Raj and Simran, with all your heart. This always feels special.”
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