Viral video of grandmother falling into well shot for film promotion
Palakkad: A video of a grandmother falling into a well while her grandchildren were taking selfie has been circulating in the social media for a few days. Meanwhile, director K. Radhakrishnan has revealed that the incident was not real, but only a visual shot for the promotion of a movie.
Radhakrishnan disclosed the truth in a press conference at Palakkad press club. He added that it was he and his friends who circulated the video in social media 2-3 days before.
He said that they spread the visuals in order to prove how unauthentic videos and other content are circulated in social media. Koonathara Rajalakshmi Amma who played the grandmother in the video also was present with Radhakrishnan during the press conference.
The director said that nobody has approached them yet to confirm the authenticity of the visuals. About 15 lakh people have viewed the video by now. Radhakrishnan is a Palakkad native.