Famous writer Shobhaa De landed in problem after she shared Telugu actor Chiranjeevi’s photo, while while paying tributes to Kannada star Chiranjeevi Sarja. The furious fans of the megastar trolled her heavily.
Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja died of a heart attack at a private hospital in Bangalore. The sudden death of the 39-year-old Sandalwood shocked people across the country. Many celebs across the country paid tributes to the actor, who has starred in over 20 movies, and Shobhaa De was one of those celebrities.
Soon after hearing hearing the news about Chiranjeevi Sarja, noted columnist and novelist Shobhaa De took to her Twitter account to share the condolences. She tagged the official handle of the young Kannada actor, but tweeted mistakenly Tollywood megastar Chiranjeevi’s photo. She captioned it with, “One more shinning star….gone! Just like that… what a tragic loss! Condolences to the bereaved family members @Chirusarja.”
Some of Shobhaa De’s followers alert her about the mistake. She got into damage control and deleted the immediately. But by that time, her tweet had reached thousands of people with many taking its screenshot and started trolling her. Megastar Chiranjeevi has a massive fan following across the world and her tweet left them red faced.
Areeee Shobha Madam… isliye bolte hain dont tweet after 2 pegs. @KChiruTweets is still alive, kyun chalte phirthe admi ko maare hoo.. @MegastarForever @Chiru_FC after watching Shobhaa De Tweet
RIP Humanity @pushpchaudhary
Shobhaa De declares Chiranjeevi dead while he is very much alive n kicking. #SelfDeclaredIntellectual
Shobhaa De needs all help to weather massive shit storm coming at her Grinning face
Journalist, columnist Shobhaa De mistakes Megastar Chiranjeevi for Chiranjeevi Sarja and sends condolences via tweet and a picture of Tollywood star. Deletes a tweet after realizing the big mistake. Wish she had a Google app installed in her phone.
The Beyonder @therealkosmos
Shobhaa De I thought you’re stupid but I’m sorry you’re not….You are Standard to measure Stupidity