Spoof on Imran Khan by Indian artist shared as Pakistani artist mimicking Pak PM

“We have all heard Indian mimicry artists milicing Indian Politicians. Here is a Pakistani artist immitatimg Imran Khan… you would love it”. This message has gone viral on social media, along with a video depicting an artist mimicking Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

We have all heard Indian mimicry artists milicing Indian Politicians. Here is a Pakistani artist immitatimg Imran Khan… you would love it 😀😀😀

Posted by Meenakshi Saxena on Sunday, November 3, 2019

The 7:07 minute long video shows the artist taking a dig at Imran Khan, imitating him over his recent speech at the UN General Assembly. Several Facebook users have shared the video with identical text.

The video has been posted on Twitter with the same narrative- a Pakistani artist mimicking Imran Khan. The tweet posted below has been retweeted over 2200 times so far. It has also been posted by Renuka Jain, who is followed on Twitter by PM Narendra Modi.

FACT CHECK: INDIAN ARTIST, NOT PAKISTANI

The artist seen in the video is not from Pakistan, as claimed. He is Indian. In the comments section of the above tweet, the person who posted the tweet himself mentions that the artist in not Pakistani, but Indian, and that his name is Saurabh Singhal. On the basis of this information, Alt News searched YouTube and found several videos featuring this artist. One such video, where Singhal is again seen mimicking the Pakistan PM, is posted below.

Alt News also found the LinkedIn profile of Saurabh Singhal, wherein he describes himself as an actor, mimic and stand-up comedian, among others.

A video showing an Indian artist imitating Imran Khan, has been shared on social media as a Pakistani artist mimicking the Pakistan PM.

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