Fake or Not? is a 2020 Indian web show currently hosted by stand-up comedian and Youtuber Inder Sahani.[1] The show is a Flipkart Video original and was launched on Flipkart App on 6th July 2020. Fake or Not is inspired by the United Nations 'Share Verified' campaign and aims to separate real news from fake news.[2] In every episode, the host addresses five topics asking the question 'Fake or Real'.

Fake or Not
GenreQuiz show
Inspired by'Share Verified' by United Nations
Presented byInder Sahani[1]
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
Production
Production locationIndia
Running time10 minutes
Production companyThe Blue Magic Films
DistributorFlipkart Video
Release
Original release6 July 2020 (2020-07-06)

The first season of Fake or Not? was hosted by Indian actress and comedian Mallika Dua who appeared as news anchor, Mythika Dutt.[3]

Concept & show formatEdit

Mallika Dua, who plays Mythika Dutt and is a News Anchor, is committed to tackling fake news and is using her show to help people identify real from fake. Each episode is 8-10 minutes long where she addresses 5 topics asking the question 'Fake or Real'.[4]

The host gives some information on the topic and asks a question for which the viewers have graphics appear on screen -Fake or Real. She gives the audience 10 seconds to click on the answer they think is correct. She then goes onto debunking the myth or busting the fake news and informs the audience of the truth.[5] Users can also win gratification by answering all 5 questions correctly.[6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Inder Sahani breaks fake news on Fake or Not | Flipkart Video | Official Promo - YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  2. ^ K, Heena (4 July 2020). "From Breathe 2 to Mafia and Virgin Bhanupriya, here is a list of shows and films that are streaming this July". Indulge Express.
  3. ^ "Fake or Not: Mallika Dua's new web series against fake news". TellyChakkar. 6 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Mallika Dua takes on the role of news anchor 'Mythika Dutt' for a new show - 'Fake or Not?'". Rashtra Tak. 6 July 2020.
  5. ^ "No Web Series Or Digital Premieres; Flipkart Video Reaps Rewards From Bet On Reality Shows". Forbes India. 6 July 2020.
  6. ^ Venkatesh, Jyothi (6 July 2020). "MALLIKA DUA TAKES ON THE ROLE OF NEWS ANCHOR 'MYTHIKA DUTT' FOR A NEW SHOW - 'FAKE OR NOT?' ON FLIPKART". Bollyy.

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