Paresh Rawal busts his death rumour with a witty response
Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal on Friday reacted to a social media page claiming that he has passed away.
The veteran actor shared a screenshot of a Twitter page that has his photo with a condolence message in Hindi, announcing that "Paresh Rawal ji, a member of the film industry has passed away at 7 am on 14th May 2021".
Reacting to the hoax with humour, the 65-year-old actor tweeted: "Sorry for the misunderstanding as I slept past 7am...!"
...Sorry for the misunderstanding as I slept past 7am ...! pic.twitter.com/3m7j8J54NF— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) May 14, 2021
The actor's fans, however, are not amused by the death hoax. While some expressed anger, others prayed for his long life. "Action should be taken against this page. I can't tolerate such kinds of jokes. You are my fav sir. I pray God this day will never come," commented a fan. "Some respect must be shown to all the living legends. They can't have more likes and shares (TRP) by announcing someone's death. Not acceptable in a civilised society (sic)," tweeted another fan.
On the work front, Rawal will next be seen in Hungama 2, a sequel to the 2003 film Hungama. The film also stars Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan Jaaferi and Pranitha Subhas.
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