What is the truth?: The role of the poor mother was played by actor Amardeep Jha, and not Vineeta Singh as claimed. The film was released in 2009.
Jha played the role of Raju Rastogi's mother. Raju Rastogi was one of the film's central characters and was played by Sharman Joshi.
Rastogi was the most poverty-stricken character in the film, where his family struggled to make ends meet.
How did we find out?: We performed a keyword search and came across the film's entire cast and crew list on IMDb, an online database. It shows that the character of Mrs Rastogi was played by Amardeep Jha.
Further, we found a tweet on Singh's Twitter account posted on 12 March 2022.
The video opens with a comparison of Singh with Rastogi's mother's character. Singh can also be seen jokingly reenacting the character
She uploaded the video with the caption, "All is not well. Stop with the photoshopping, Team @trySUGAR."
On comparing Singh's picture with an image of Mrs Rastogi's character, we found that it shows two different people.
Conclusion: The role of the poor mother or Raju Rastogi's mother, was played by Bollywood actor Amardeep Jha and not Vineeta Singh, as claimed.
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