By Oindrila Muhuri Last Updated:
With the advancement of modern technology, the morphing of pictures has become more common. And celebrities have become the biggest victim of the same. Currently, every celebrity having millions of fans worldwide, has numerous fan pages and anonymous social media handles. And it becomes hugely difficult for them to scrutinise every morphed picture. So, paying no heed to them, they keep doing their work and living a merry life with their family.
However, many times, a morphed picture becomes viral as a forest fire and raises numerous questions affecting the celebrity's personal life. So, they also had to come up and clarify those things after slamming the fan pages or the concerned people. Thus, here is a curated list of fake pictures of prominent celebs from the film and television industry that had gone viral on social media in the past. So, without much ado, let's delve into the same list!
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Bollywood actor, Salman Khan never misses a chance to entertain us with his punch lines, funky dancing skills and many other talents. But the actor also often hit the headlines for his relationships, be it with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Somy Ali or others. A while back, a picture featuring him and his Dabangg co-star, Sonakshi Sinha was making rounds on social media. In the picture, the duo could be seen exchanging rings in a pre-wedding ceremony. However, it seems that the picture was reportedly from Arya and Sayyeshaa's wedding, in which Salman and Sonakshi's faces were photoshopped. This created huge confusion in the minds of the Dabangg stars' fans, whereas in reality, Salman and Sonakshi are still single.
One of the most adored couples in Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan got engaged to each other on January 14, 2007, at the Bachchan’s residence. Following this, on April 20, 2007, the madly-in-love duo tied the knot. Afterwards, in 2011, they were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan. But sometime back, one hilarious picture from the couple's wedding ceremony surfaced on social media, wherein the duo was seen donning their wedding attires while Aishwarya was seen laughing with a larger-than-life smile. As soon as it went viral, the doting husband, Abhishek took to his Twitter handle and clarified that the duo’s happy faces had been morphed over it.
Renowned actress, Rani Mukerji and her filmmaker-husband, Aditya Chopra were blessed with a baby girl, Adira on November 9, 2015. However, we can hardly find any glimpse of the munchkin till now. Undoubtedly, her massive fanbase has been waiting with a bated heartbeat to get a glimpse of the baby girl. Thus, on Aug 20, 2016, fake photos of Adira went viral, and everyone believed them to be her real first pictures. However, Rani soon had taken action against the fake pictures, and her spokesperson also issued a statement regarding the same. The statement can be read as:
“This is to inform you that Rani Mukerji is not on any social media platform and has never been. There are several fake accounts that keep cropping up and we would like to request you to not pay any heed to them or the content they put up as it is all fake.”
Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan is a heartthrob of many. With his down-to-earth nature, humble personality and alluring smile, SRK knows how to sketch a line on love in millions of hearts. Undoubtedly, each contemporary look of him hardly takes seconds to become a social media sensation. One such was his salt-pepper beard claiming to be one of his looks in his upcoming film, Pathan. In the picture, SRK was sporting a black tuxedo and a white shirt. However, the picture was a photoshopped one of an old clean-shaved picture captured by photographer Dabboo Ratnani long ago. Once the fake one went viral, Ratnani even took to Instagram handle to reshare the post consisting of the original photo series of Shah Rukh's then-photoshoot.
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Tejasswi Prakash and Karan Kundrra are one of the most adored couples in the TV industry. The duo's love story started on the sets of India's most controversial show, Bigg Boss 15. Since then, they never miss a chance to share drool-worthy glimpses of their relationship days, and we simply adore them. And like every other committed couple, Karan and Tejasswi's massive fan base is also waiting for the couple's wedding. A few days ago, a picture showcased a moment wherein Karan was seen putting sindoor in Tejasswi’s maang. However, it was a morphed one, and the duo are still in their courtship period.
Bollywood stars, Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif tied the knot in December 2021 in a super-secretive manner. Undoubtedly, during their wedding, every glimpse of the same was simply blowing millions of hearts. One such picture had then surfaced on the internet from Katrina's mehendi ceremony, wherein she was seen donning a lemon-green saree. However, that was a fake one and the picture of the actress was from an advertisement. In the real pictures of Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's mehendi ceremony, she donned a Sabyasachi Mukherjee mehendi-green lehenga and looked super gorgeous. She channelised her Punjabi bride side with a maang teeka, a matching neckpiece and a pair of jhumkas. On the other hand, Vicky looked dapper in a green pathani suit. Sharing the pictures, the couple had written:
"Mehendi Taa Sajdi Je Nache Saara Tabbar!"
Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan divorced his second wife, Kiran Rao in 2021 after being in 15 years of marital bliss. However, even after parting ways, Aamir and Kiran share a beautiful bond and are often spotted together. However, after his divorce from Kiran, a picture featuring Aamir and Bollywood actress, Fatima Sana Shaikh was trending on the internet. Not only this, the caption along with the picture read, "Fatima Sheikh is the same actress who played Aamir Khan's daughter in the film Dangal. Fatima played the role of Geeta Phogat in the film. She is now Aamir Khan's third Begum. Well, it is their personal matter, but it is the same Aamir Khan who promotes Satyamev Jayate, will he speak on polygamy too?" However, it was a morphed picture of the Lal Singh Chaddha actor and his second ex-wife, whose face was replaced by Fatima’s face.
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One more fake picture of Shah Rukh Khan which went viral on internet on December 24, 2016, consisting of was his selfie along with a note asking for some diesel money. The viral picture showcased a WhatsApp chat where along with SRK's selfie, the message read, "Hi, this is Shah Rukh Khan. I am in your area, I was on my way to a shoot and feel short of diesel. Can u send me 2K Rs, this is real me. I can send a selfie.” However, the WhatsApp forward was simply a fake one and the original picture was a selfie shared by the actor in 2016 after shooting his film, Raees wrap-up scene.
Television actress, Vahbiz Dorabjee has been targeted for her fluctuating weight for many times and was also highly body-shamed. However, it triggered the actress massively when a YouTube channel morphed her pictures showing that Vahbiz has gained massive weight. The pictures were clicked when the actress attended the birthday party of her friend, Munisha Khatwani and looked gorgeous in a floral one-shoulder dress. Soon, her friends from the industry had come out in her support, slamming the channel for their disgusting act. Vahbiz had also reshared the same on her Twitter handle and had written:
"Spot the difference!!! This is the reason a certain section of the media is losing respect in our eyes. Last night I was at a birthday party and this is what a certain portal has done with my media bytes. The above pic has been clearly edited just to get a certain amount of views. What a shameful act by #Tvmasala. Not gonna take this lying down. Defaming and Body shaming someone for views and likes will not be tolerated. I urge all the artists to put a stop to this shallow so-called journalism and be vocal about it. Enough is enough. SHAME ON TV MASALA."
When Mukesh Ambani’s elder son, Akash Ambani was all set to tie the knot with his childhood sweetheart-now-wife, Shloka Mehta, the internet was going gaga over every small feet from the same. Amidst them, a video showing Akash’s wedding card in detail went viral at that moment. According to the video, Akash's wedding card cost Rs. 1.5 lakh each and was decorated with gold. Undoubtedly, it went viral like a forest fire all over the media then. However, this was a fake picture, and as per IBTimes India, the wedding card was something different.
To watch the video consisting of glimpses of Akash's wedding card, click here.
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