Shashi Kapoor dies, Shashi Tharoor mistakenly gets condolences messages


The veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on 4 December in Mumbai. It’s a bad news as we have lost such an amazing actor. But with the news of his death, a confusion occurred which made the living person dead. Instead of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, politician Shashi Tharoor’s office has been getting condolence messages. As soon the death of Shashi Kapoor news came out, the internet flooded with the messages of condolences.

A small mistake of news channel resulted in such a big confusion. The reason behind this confusion is name goof-ups. As the name of film late actor Shashi Kapoor is similar to politician Shashi Tharoor that’s why all happened. The confusion became clear when Shashi Tharoor expressed the grief over the demise of the actor. Shashi Tharoor posted tweets on the matter of his pre-matured death.

As the matter brought to Tharoor’s attention, he posted his witty tweet. The news channel also apologised to Tharoor and deleted the tweet. Shashi Tharoor thanked the news channel and said mistakes happen. But the people didn’t stop from trolling the news channel for Shashi Tharoor’s death news.

Who are Shashi Kapoor and Shashi Tharoor?                                                                                                    Shashi Kapoor was one of the most amazing actors of Bollywood while Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, a former diplomat and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala since 2009.

Shashi Tharoor
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Shashi Tharoor
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