Placeholder canvas

Fact Check: Did Mahesh Bhatt go to Malaysia to meet Islamic preacher Zakir Naik?

Date:

A picture of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt with fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is doing rounds on social media with a claim that he (Bhatt) went to Malaysia to meet him.

#मलेशिया में मिलने गया #जाकिर_नाइक से #महेश_भट्ट _______सरकार पहले इस #गद्दार की जाँच करें,ये पूरा #जयचंद है!🤬🤬🤬😈👿”

At the time of filing the report, the above post had more thank 6,000 shares on Facebook.

FACT CHECK 

NewsMobile fact-checked the picture and found it to be old.

On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found the original picture on Getty Images.

According to the caption, the picture was taken in 2010 in Mumbai.

“MUMBAI, INDIA – JUNE 22, 2010: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and advocate Majid Menon at Press Club to protest against the UK government denying a visa to Naik. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)” the caption read.

The above information proves that the claim attached to the picture is false.

If you want to fact-check any story, WhatsApp it now on +91 88268 00707

Error: Contact form not found.

Click here for Latest News updates and viral videos on our AI-powered smart news

 

 

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

More like this
Related

IPL 2024: Faf du Plessis Wins Toss; RCB To Bowl First Against SRH

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bengaluru skipper Faf du Plessis won...

“Pran Jaaye Par Vachhan Na Jaye” PM Modi Reiterates Guarantee To Fulfil Promises

Speaking to ANI in an interview, the Prime Minister said that politicians need to take ownership of the statements they make to the people

We Want To Get India Connected To Global Value Chains: Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that while there is a commitment to "Surakshit Bharat" in the manifesto, on the economic side, there is a very strong record to show the country how exports are at a record high as well

IPL 2024: Rcb’s Virat Kohli Refines His Shots Ahead Of Clash Vs SRH

Pat Cummins-led SRH will take on RCB at the latter's home venue of M Chinaswammy Stadium. While SRH is in the fifth spot with three wins and two losses, RCB is desperately searching for wins and is at the bottom with just one win