Pakistani blog starts viral hoax claiming Aishwarya Rai committed suicide

Do not believe it. It's a hoax!


Entertainment Desk December 05, 2016
Aishwarya Rai. PHOTO: FILE

A Pakistani blog site seems to be responsible for falsely reporting that Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan committed suicide on December 2.

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The story which quickly went viral on the internet claimed that the former Miss World had overdosed on tranquilisers due to 'growing tensions' within the Bachchan household.



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Images of ‘bruised and pale looking’ Aishwarya also circulated on social media, suggesting the suicide attempt resulted in her death. However, the incident turned out to be a hoax reportedly started by a Pakistani blogBuzzfeed India has attempted to contact the managers of the website for comment.



The rumours were finally put to rest after the 43-year-old star was spotted at a party thrown by designer Manish Malhotra on Sunday, according to the Hindustan Times.

The fake news was also picked by a local broadcaster Neo News which earlier came up with the bizarre claim that US president-elect Donald Trump was born in Pakistan.

COMMENTS (2)

saleem | 4 years ago | Reply Whats the news in this ? Online blogs are full of rumors. Are you getting short on stories ????
Saeed Masood | 4 years ago | Reply There is always a truth behind a tale...something must have happened here as well...Aishwarya doesn't seem to be happy in her present family set up...
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