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HoaXposed: Anupam Kher tweets a barista’s ‘tribute’ to Sridevi, but video is from 2017

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The video has been doing the rounds of the internet for around a year and a coffee chain from South Africa has even claimed credit. 

New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor and Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Anupam Kher, tweeted Wednesday a video of what he claimed was a Turkish coffee maker designing actress Sridevi’s face in a cup of coffee.

The actor said he had received the ‘tribute’ through a message and didn’t specify who it had come from. The tweet has already been retweeted 636 times and the video has received over 32.9k views.

However, the woman drawn in the cup of coffee may bear some resemblance, but wasn’t done in honour of Sridevi. Also the video isn’t from Istanbul.

The video that Kher shared has actually been shared a number times on the internet earlier. For instance, one Twitter user tweeted the video in December 2017, marking the location as Savignano sul Rubicone in Italy.

Another Twitter user replied to Kher’s tweet alerting him to the fact that this was not Sridevi. She told Kher she had received this video in message a year ago.

The same video was shared on YouTube as well in May 2017.

About 7 months ago, a South African coffee house, Gloria Jeans Coffee shared the video on their Facebook page along with a promotional message for Women’s Day. The coffee house also claimed credit for the art.

Kher was contacted on Twitter and WhatsApp for a comment but he did not respond.

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