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
Fact Check :  False

Tejal Sinha

Tejal Sinha is currently a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is pursuing Masters in Journalism and Communication from St Francis College for Women. She is open to learning new things while exploring the road to unbiased journalism. She has also been awarded best report by women journalists, 2021. You can follow Tejal on Twitter @SinhaTejal

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