MUMBAI, FEB 20, (DNA) – On Sunday, news that Bollywood veteran actor Farida Jalal has passed away started doing rounds on social media. Farida Jalal trended on Twitter where fans from all around started to mourn her death, paying tribute to the much loved actress. Farida Jalal ji you will be remembered for forever one of my favorite actress pic.twitter.com/zbchia9iMp However, the actress has dismissed death rumors saying that “I am hale and hearty.”
“I don’t know where these baseless rumors are coming from. Initially, I laughed, but from last 30 minutes my phone has been constantly ringing and everybody is asking the same question. It’s a bit irritating, I wonder why people spread such rumors,” she said.
Farida Jalal is not the first celebrity to have been a target of the death hoax.
Earlier, Amitabh bachan, Dilip Kumar and Yo Yo Honey Singh also became the victim of fake death news on social media.=DNA