Md Mahfooz Alam

Md Mahfooz Alam works as a Fact-Check journalist at the NewsMeter. A news buff with a keen interest in politics and history. He enjoys working on investigative stories and debunking mis/disinformation. He learned Fact-Checking skills at The Quint and has been monitoring and busting fake news/claims for the last two years.

    Md Mahfooz Alam

    This is not SRK dancing at a wedding; it’s his doppelganger
    This is not SRK dancing at a wedding; it’s his doppelganger

    A video reportedly of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan dancing at a wedding function is doing the rounds on social media.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 2 Feb 2023 11:03 AM GMT


    Old video of boiler explosion shared as recent Peshawar suicide bombing
    Old video of boiler explosion shared as recent Peshawar suicide bombing

    Social media users are sharing a video of an explosion claiming that it shows the visuals of the recent blast in Peshawar.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 2 Feb 2023 5:49 AM GMT


    Old video of assault on tribal woman shared with communal twist
    Old video of assault on tribal woman shared with communal twist

    A disturbing video of a group of men brutally beating up a woman is being shared on social media. Social media users claim that the video shows a...

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 2 Feb 2023 5:17 AM GMT


    Doctored video shows UP CM Yogi Adityanath watching Pathaan
    Doctored video shows UP CM Yogi Adityanath watching Pathaan

    A video of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister reportedly watching Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Pathaan’ is doing the rounds on social...

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 31 Jan 2023 1:02 PM GMT


    Morphed photo shows fan supporting Pak’s Babar Azam during recent Ind–NZ match
    Morphed photo shows fan supporting Pak’s Babar Azam during recent Ind–NZ match

    A photo of a man holding a placard in support of Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam is doing the rounds on social media.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 31 Jan 2023 10:25 AM GMT


    Did Ranbir Kapoor throw a fan’s phone? The truth is different
    Did Ranbir Kapoor throw a fan’s phone? The truth is different

    A video of Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor throwing a fan’s phone is widely circulating on the internet. It is being claimed that the actor threw the...

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 30 Jan 2023 11:38 AM GMT


    This video does not show protests against BBC in London over Modi documentary
    This video does not show protests against BBC in London over Modi documentary

    A video of a massive public gathering outside the BBC headquarters in London, England, is doing the rounds on social media.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 28 Jan 2023 11:19 AM GMT


    Old photo falsely shared as Ambani family watching ‘Pathaan’ with SRK
    Old photo falsely shared as Ambani family watching ‘Pathaan’ with SRK

    A photo of Shah Rukh Khan taking a selfie with Mukesh Ambani’s family and AR Rahman is circulating on social media.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 28 Jan 2023 10:58 AM GMT


    Is this man with Rahul Gandhi the producer of BBC documentary on PM Modi?
    Is this man with Rahul Gandhi the producer of BBC documentary on PM Modi?

    A photo of Rahul Gandhi standing alongside two men is doing the rounds with the claim that he met with the producer of the BBC documentary six months...

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 27 Jan 2023 11:09 AM GMT


    2022 video of crowd at Kerala mall passed off as people waiting to watch Pathaan in Haridwar
    2022 video of crowd at Kerala mall passed off as people waiting to watch Pathaan in Haridwar

    A video of a massive crowd at a mall is being shared with the claim that it shows people turning up to watch ‘Pathaan’ at the Pentagon mall in...

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 27 Jan 2023 10:51 AM GMT


    Old video from Denmark passed off as recent Quran-burning incident in Sweden
    Old video from Denmark passed off as recent Quran-burning incident in Sweden

    Social Media users sharing the video claim the video shows Rasmus Paludan burning a copy of the Quran.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 26 Jan 2023 5:30 AM GMT


    Old video of moviegoers reaction to SRKs Zero passed off as audience response to Pathaan
    Old video of moviegoers' reaction to SRK's 'Zero' passed off as audience response to 'Pathaan'

    A video of the public coming out of the theatre is doing the rounds. In the video, moviegoers can be heard saying that it was SRK's worst movie.

    By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 26 Jan 2023 4:02 AM GMT


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