Hyderabad: A video of an emotional Shehnaaz Gill is viral on social media. It is being claimed that this video was shot after the death of late actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla. Users claim that Shehnaaz expressed her sorrow through the video.

NewsMeter also found the video being shared by a Facebook page 'PunjabKesariNari'.

Fact Check

The claim is misleading.

NewsMeter firstly performed a keyword search which led us to a report by Navbharat Times published on June 22, 2020. According to the report, Shehnaaz Gill, who was seen in 'Bigg Boss 13', was also shocked by Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide and started crying during Instagram Live. Actually, Shahnaz was recently chatting live with the fans on her Instagram account.

During this, she talked about Sushant and became emotional expressing grief over the death of the actor. "The life of an artist is very difficult. We should not go ourselves; we should go when the time comes. Life should be lived as much as there is," she said.

We found many other similar reports published by `Celebrity Tadka', `Telly Chakkar' and `Spotboye'.

This video was also shared by several YouTube channels including `Hungama', `Telly Masala' and `Bollywood TV' after late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

It is therefore evident that is Misleading. The viral video of emotional Shehnaaz Gill was shot after Sushant Singh Rajput's death and not after Sidharth Shukla's demise.

Claim Review :   Video of emotional Shehnaaz Gill
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  Misleading

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.

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