Claim: “कैटरीना और सलमान खान को तो बहुत लोग पसंद करते हैं..राष्ट्रवादी पत्रकार सुधीर चौधरी और उनकी पत्नी को कितने लोग पसंद करते हैं।”
Translation: “People love Katrina and Salman Khan, who here loves Sudhir Chaudhary and his wife”.
A photo claiming to be of Zee News’s Editor-In-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary and his wife is going viral on social media.
This particular post has over 1.9K shares, and over 24000 reactions.
This post has 500 shares and 20000 reactions
It was widely shared over Facebook,
— पीहू चौधरी🤴73K+🇮🇳 (@Pihuchoudhar) March 27, 2020
सुधीर चौधरी पत्रकार और उनकी पत्नी राष्ट्र हित में इंसानियत और सदभावना के इमान दार भारत मां भारतीय के लिए सच्चे देशभक्त हैं। ✍️🚩🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/eypqt0rw7J
— 🌹त्रीपाठी जी 💓त्रिपाठी🚩🇮🇳जयश्रीराम🚩 (@BindaPressed) April 16, 2020
It was shared widely over Twitter as well,
Upon doing a Google Reverse Image Search, it led to Sudhir Chaudhary’s Twitter profile. After scanning his profile, we came across a tweet of May 1, 2016.
The viral picture is of a fan of the journalist who met him in 2016.
Sudhir Chaudhary retweeted it with a comment, writing, “It was great to meet you. Thanks for your appreciation.” He tweeted it on May 1, 2016.
It was great to meet you.Thanks for your appreciation. https://t.co/GugXDP6JNf
— Sudhir Chaudhary (@sudhirchaudhary) May 1, 2016
Hence, it is clear that the viral claims of the photo of the journalist with his wife are absolutely false. It is to be noted that the picture is of Sudhir Chaudhary with his fan.