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5 Celebrities Who Were Declared Dead When They Were Very Much Alive

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| September 6 , 2015 , 16:49 IST
In digital space anything which is sensational spreads like wild fire. Without cross checking the facts, people comply to the rumors. Overnight people are being declared dead, when they are very much hale and hearty. Many Bollywood and Hollywood stars became a victim of death hoax. Here's are top 5 death hoax victims.
Mr Bean, Rowan Atkinson
[caption id="attachment_121622" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Photo courtesy: Twitter) (Photo courtesy: Twitter)[/caption] Rowan Atkinson aka Mr Bean became a victim of the death hoax on social media. A Facebook post declaring him dead was liked by 1 million users  and went viral on other social platforms too. However, the news was later rubbished by his representative.
 Dilip Kumar
[caption id="attachment_121620" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Photo courtesy: Dilip Kumar) (Photo courtesy: Dilip Kumar)[/caption] The veteran actor Dilip Kumar was declared dead by Whatsapp users. However, only a few days before he attended Salman Khan's sister Arpita's wedding.
Shakti Kapoor
[caption id="attachment_121623" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Photo courtesy: Twitter) (Photo courtesy: Twitter)[/caption] It was not something posted by people on social media, but a leading English newspaper published the death report of actor Shakti Kapoor on 21 February, 2015. The actor later told that he is fine.
Lata Mangeshkar
(Photo courtesy: Twitter) (Photo courtesy: Twitter) Twitter was flooded with death condolences of singer Lata Mangeshkar, and she reacted to it by tweeting “Namaskar. Pls don’t believe any rumours which are doing the rounds about my health & well-being. All is well, by the Grace of God”. She further tweeted, “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion the only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”
Amitabh Bachchan
[caption id="attachment_121619" align="aligncenter" width="700"](Photo courtesy: Twitter) (Photo courtesy: Twitter)[/caption] A fake story of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan's death went viral on the internet. He was declared dead in a car crash, but he choose not to respond this hoax.