Last night death news of Farida Jalal came out because Wikipedia has shown Farida Jalal’s death date that is 19 Feb 2017 and this news shocked everyone.
As we all know social media a platform where hoax spread like a virus.
Farida Jalal wins our heart from her acting in films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Shararat and much more. Farida Jalal began her career as a child artist in the 1963 melodrama Yeh Raaste Hain Pyar Ke, and her first role as an adult came in Taqdeer.
How rumor of Farida Jalal’s death started?
Here’s a screenshot of Wikipedia reporting wrong information about her death.
As wiki-page of Farida Jalal showing Farida Jalal’s death date, Twitter flooded with tweets of her death news.
Twitterati believed this changes made in her Wiki page and started spreading this rumor which became viral all over the social media.
Afterward, we wanted to cross check what was wrong with Farida Jala’s wiki page all we got to know someone edited her wiki page on 19 February 2017, at 18:18 that 6:18 pm in India. In these changes, someone might have added her death date.
Wikipedia later, fixed it. (screenshot shared below) They re-corrected their mistake and removed death date as it was showing earlier in Farida Jala’s wiki page.
We would like to confirm everyone that she is alive and later she confirmed it by her tweets on twitter.
A lesson we have learned here never believes what you see on the Internet.
Team Theemergingindia wishes Farida Jalal a good health.