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Bond Girl Ursula Andress’s Photo Passed Off As Sonia Gandhi, Again

Bond Girl Ursula Andress’s Photo Passed Off As Sonia Gandhi, Again

Viral posts falsely claim that the bikini clad image is that of Sonia Gandhi in her younger days. However, the woman in the picture is Swiss actor Ursula Andress

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Claim

A viral post - compilation of two images - claims that both the pictures are of Sonia Gandhi. The first photo is a black-and-white image of a bikini clad woman while the second one is a recent photograph of Congress party's former president Sonia Gandhi.

Fact

BOOM ran a reverse image search on the black-and-white image and found that the person in the photo was Swiss actor Ursula Andress. She is widely regarded as the first Bond girl in the James Bond franchise. The picture was originally clicked on the sets of Dr No. You can see the original image here.

Claim

A viral post - compilation of two images - claims that both the pictures are of Sonia Gandhi. The first photo is a black-and-white image of a bikini clad woman while the second one is a recent photograph of Congress party's former president Sonia Gandhi.

Fact

BOOM ran a reverse image search on the black-and-white image and found that the person in the photo was Swiss actor Ursula Andress. She is widely regarded as the first Bond girl in the James Bond franchise. The picture was originally clicked on the sets of Dr No. You can see the original image here.

Claim Review : Photo claims bikini clad woman is Sonia Gandhi

Fact Check : FALSE

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Sumit is a fact checker and the News Editor of Boom's Hindi wing. In the six years of his journalistic career, he has worked with the New Indian Express, Times of India and Deccan Chronicle. The dynamic nature of digital media finally made him take the leap from print to online, and don the hat of a digital detective.

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