Photo From 2022 Viral as Recent Pic of SRK From the Sets of Jawan

This image dates back to 2022 when Shah Rukh Khan was shooting for Jawan in Mumbai.

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Photo From 2022 Viral as Recent Pic of SRK From the Sets of Jawan

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An image of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan standing at the door of a vehicle, with bandages on his face, is going viral on social media.

What is being claimed?: The claim states that this is a recent photo showing Khan on the sets of his upcoming movie Jawan.

Who shared it?: Along with social media users, this image was shared as a recent photo by several news media outlets like Zee News, DNA, and news agency Asian News International (ANI).

An archive can be seen here.

(Source: Twitter/screenshot)

So, is the picture old?: This image dates back to April 2022 when Khan was seen shooting in Mumbai for director Atlee's Jawan.


How did we find out the truth?: We performed a reverse image search on the image which led us to a report from 2022.

  • This report was published by The Times of India's Entertainment Times on 7 April 2022 and it carried the same viral image.

  • The report carried exclusive images of Khan from the sets of his upcoming movie directed by Atlee.

  • The report carried several images of Khan and also mentioned that he was also driving an ambulance for a scene.

The image dates back to 2022.

(Source: ET/ screenshot)

  • The Times of India photojournalist Himanshu Shinde, who clicked these photos, also confirmed to us that the pictures were taken in 2022 during the shoot of Jawan in Mumbai.

  • This movie was initially known as 'Lion' but was later renamed as Jawan.

  • The poster and teaser also show Khan's face wrapped in bandages, as seen in the viral photo.

SRK shared movie poster on his official Instagram handle in June 2022.

(Source: Instagram/Screenshot)

Conclusion: Clearly, a picture from 2022 is being shared as a recent image from Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film Jawan.

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Topics:  Shah Rukh Khan   Fact Check   Jawan 

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