Fact Check: This is Not the Last Video of Rishi Kapoor

When the whole world is fighting the Pandemic COVID19, India’s entertainment industry too is passing through a sad phase losing one after another legendary and amazing stars. In the span of 24 hours Bollywood witness the passing away of Irrfan Khan then Rishi Kapoor. Cine lovers were shocked by the death news of both the actors. But Misleading information has always it’s way, now a video has come up with the claim that it is the last video of Rishi Kapoor, where he is seen listening to a song sung by medical staff.

The Fake Claim

Many are claiming that the video is the last video of Rishi Kapoor and he is seen on his death bed. He is also seen sharing tips and blessing the hospital staff as he sings from one of his film songs. In this video, Rishi Kapoor is also seen saying that only hard work is essential to progress in life. 

We at News Sense Fact Check Team started receiving the video, with the request from many to find out the truth behind it, so we started our investigation. A simple Google search led us to two YouTube posts claiming that the video is first posted in February 2020, which means the video is two months old. Thus we can say that the video is not the last video of the legendary actor.

It is important to note that Rishi Kapoor has been diagnosed with Cancer last year and has been under treatment in the US for a year. He is often in and out because of his medical conditions. Earlier this year too he has been admitted to a Delhi hospital. The actor has been admitted to HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Tuesday evening and he passed away on Wednesday (30 April 2020) at 8.45am.

It is sad that in this hour of grief, people are spreading misinformation and therefore being a responsible fact-checking lab we had decided to find out the truth for everyone.

Claim: Last video of Rishi Kapoor listening to Songs from a Medical Staff

Conclusion: The video is real, but it is not the last video of the legendary actor.

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