Actress Sonali Bendre became the latest victim of death hoax.
BJP MLA Ram Kadam tweeted a condolence message for Sonali Bendre on his social media account sending social media into a frenzy. Condolences started pouring in.
The rumour spread like wildfire and Sonali Bendre’s husband Goldie Behl finally took to Twitter to clear the air.
“I appeal to all to please use social media more responsibly. Let us not believe in rumours and spread them, unnecessarily hurting the sentiments of those involved. Thank you,” he tweeted.
This tweet was followed by a by Ram Kadam apologizing and retrieving his messages.
“About Sonali Bendre ji It was rumour. Since last two days .. I pray to God for her good health & speedy recovery,” he tweeted.
He had earlier tweeted, “Popular Bollywood and Marathi diva, who has been entertaining with her performances, which were highly appreciated by her fans is no more. Sonali Bendre passed away in America.”
Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with high grade cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment in New York city.
Goldie Behl had tweeted earlier that it is a long battle, but Sonali is stable and is taking the necessary treatment. She had posted, “Thank you all for the love and support for Sonali... she is stable and is following her treatment without any complications. This is a long journey but we have begun positively.”