Fact Check: Not only Kangana, Akshay, but many Bollywood stars also congratulated Neeraj Chopra

Social media users are claiming that only Kangana Ranaut and Akshay Kumar from Bollywood have congratulated Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics.

By Tejal Sinha  Published on  17 Aug 2021 1:27 PM GMT
Fact Check: Not only Kangana, Akshay, but many Bollywood stars also congratulated Neeraj Chopra

Hyderabad: Social media users are claiming that only Kangana Ranaut and Akshay Kumar from Bollywood have congratulated Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics.


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Fact Check

The claim is False

NewsMeter performed a Keyword Search which led to a report by Dainik Jagran on August 08, 2021. According to the report, many Bollywood actors have congratulated Neeraj Chopra after winning gold in the Olympics.

We then searched for the tweets by Bollywood actors. We found tweets by Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Varun Dhawan and Swara Bhaskar and many others.






Therefore the claim is False. Many Bollywood celebrities congratulated Neeraj Chopra for winning gold.

Claim Review:Only Kangana Ranaut and Akshay Kumar congratulated Neeraj Chopra for winning gold
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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