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Kader Khan Died? Bollywood Actor Becomes Victim of Social Media Death Hoax

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Feb 08, 2013 09:46 AM EST

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Kader Khan is the victim of a death hoax. He's fine.(Photo : Wikimedia)

Kader Khan is dead. At least that's what social media sites are saying. However the veteran Bollywood actor didn't die. He's just the victim of a social media death hoax.

A rumor started spreading this week saying that Khan, 77, died. Users on Twitter and Facebook and even Wikipedia said that the actor was dead.  Then Indian news sources such as Star Gold India picked up on the story. However it isn't true,

Unfortunately the news got back to Khan's family and they are very upset about the rumors being spread. Khan put the rumor to rest himself and asked for people to stop spreading the incorrect information.

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"My family is extremely upset about it. They are very worried. All this has shaken my family. Whoever is spreading such rumours, please stop it," Kader told reporters, according to Parda Pash.

"One day everyone has to die and when I'll go, I will go with your blessings. Right now I am completely fine," he continued.

Khan is known for the diverse roles he played in over 350 films. Some of them include "Coolie", "Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri", "Hum", "Bol Radha Bol", "Aankhen", "Raja Babu" and "Judwaa".

Fans of the actor took to Twitter to mourn and question his death. Some tweets include:

"Kader Khan Died.. Rest in Peace..."
"WTF!! Kader Khan died today?? :( Is this rumor or reality? A well reputed page of India says that he passed away today :( RIP Kader Khan :("
"So please will some one tell me whether Kader Khan is actually dead or alive???
"RIP Kader Khan sahab! U will be remembered for your great comic timing and witty dialogues. Govinda and your jodi was the funniest!"

Internet death hoaxes have become a trend in recent months. Celebrities are killed off every few days.

Some other celebrities who became victims of a death hoax in recent months include "The Big Bang Theory actory Jim Parsons, actress Megan Fox,  wrestler John Cena, singer Bruno Mars, actor Vin Diesel, musician Skrillex, Rapper Lil WayneActor Vince Vaughn, Tom Kenny, the voice behind SpongeBob Squarepants, country singer Taylor Swift, legendary actor Morgan Freeman, Comedian Bill Cosby, Alfonso Ribeiro aka Carlton from the Fresh Prince, and Bill Nye the Science Guy. All of these celebrities are just fine.

 

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