Several social media users are sharing a video on social media sites, claiming that National Geography has paid one million dollars (about seven and a half million rupees) for this 15-second video. Moreover, famous former IPS and former Puducherry Lieutenant Governor (LG) Kiran Bedi captioned the viral video “Watch this.”
Watch this 🥺🙄😳😲 pic.twitter.com/Io0PQb567U
— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) May 11, 2022
Replying to Kiran Bedi’s tweet, famous film writer and standup comedian Varun Grover taunted , “National Geographic paid 1 million dollars for this because India’s top cinematographer Madhu Kishwar shot this footage with multiple cameras, all in one take.”
National Geographic paid 1 million dollars for this because India's top cinematographer Madhu Kishwar shot this footage with multiple cameras, all in one take.
— वरुण 🇮🇳 (@varungrover) May 11, 2022
Fact Check :
On our fact check analysis we found a video on the YouTube channel named YouTube Movies. Further, the video was uploaded on September 5, 2017 with the title, “5-Headed Shark Attack – Trailer.” At 1:05 to fish helicopter Feather swoon Kill Tax drink her down bring happened saw Go Can Is.
Therefore, the video is not real its taken from a movie. And, the movie is purely based on fiction. Further, on keyword research we found no such video of any five headed shark by National Geographic.
Hence, The viral video is misleading.
|Claim : National Geography paid a million dollars for the 15 second video.
Claimant : Kiran Bedi and other Social media users
Fact Check : deceptive