Fact Check: Shahrukh Khan’s 2019 picture morphed to create false narrative

A picture of Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan is being shared on social media in which he can be seen wearing a white T-Shirt and the text printed on it urges people to vote for MIM party.

“Vote for MIM” the text on the T-shirt read.

At the time of filing the report, the above post had almost 10,000 shares on Facebook.

More posts can be seen here, here and here.

FACT CHECK 

NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found the image to be morphed.

We put the image through Reverse Image Search and found the original picture on Yandex, a Russian search engine.

In the original picture, SRK can be seen wearing a plain white T-Shirt.

We then ran another Reverse Image search on the original picture and found it in a blog post titled ‘Shahrukh Khan on the set of Akshay Kumar’s movie Blue’.

We noticed that the watermark of Bollywood Hungama was present on the picture and ran an advance search on Google, which led us to the same picture on the original website.

We also noticed that the mic of Zoom was visible in the picture, so we ran a keyword search on YouTube and found the video was uploaded by Zoom in 2009.

Hence, from the above information, it is clear that a 2009 picture of Shah Rukh Khan was edited to create a false narrative.

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