Despite efforts to take action against it, the disturbing trend of spreading fake news about the deaths of celebrities continues to plague social media platforms. The latest victim of this phenomenon is veteran Telugu actor Kota Srinivasa Rao garu, who was falsely rumored to have fallen sick and been hospitalized.
Tollywood legendary artist #KotaSrinivasaRao garu stated that he is completely healthy and pleaded not to spread any rumours. pic.twitter.com/bI33fO62YT
— 123telugu (@123telugu) March 21, 2023
Several netizens fell for the hoax and expressed their concern for the actor’s health. However, the actor has since released a video statement confirming that he is in good health and has urged people not to believe in such false news. This incident highlights the importance of fact-checking before sharing information on social media to prevent the spread of fake news.