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Is Akshay Kumar's 'FAU-G' sport Poster 'Copied' from Stock Image? Twitter Wants to Know

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar stated that 20 per cent of its net proceeds donated to 'Bharat Ke Veer Trust' for the support of India's bravehearts.

FAU-G Poster

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Sep 2020 4:55 AM GMT

There's a brand new sport in town called as FAU-G and it is already getting social media flak for the obvious lack of authencity in its poster.

This sport comes days after PUBG was taken off by the cabinets amongst 118 apps following the contemporary escalation with China in Ladakh, Akshay Kumar introduced the discharge of a multiplayer motion sport referred to as FAU-G, a lot to the amusement of avid gamers and Bollywood followers alike.

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar stated that 20 per cent of its net proceeds donated to 'Bharat Ke Veer Trust' for the support of India's bravehearts. The trust was also started by him.

Introducing the alternative for PUBG, he stated "For youngsters in India, gaming is becoming an important form of entertainment. With FAU:G, I'm hoping that as they play the game they will learn about the sacrifices of our soldiers and also contribute to the families of the martyrs; and with this each one of us has the ability to support PM Modi's vision of Atma Nirbhar," .

Notably, the information was initially met with hilarious memes and mockery, there was one thing "fishy" within the sport's poster that could not go ignored.

As a put up from Twitter consumer @maximustaurean suggests, the makers of the poster used a stock picture to present troopers engaged in a battle.

The inventory photograph is not new in itself. It has been used earlier in a information article by Frantical Futurist in a put up titled: "US Army explores the use of shape shifting robots for 2040" again in January 2020.

Another hawk-eyed commenter stated that the photo also popped up in a song called "Today We Rise" by the band Collision Of Innocence.

A quick google search further informed that the image used in Kumar's FAU-G game exists on the Shutterstock website, credited to Phet Thai. The only visible difference between the two photos was an addition of the Indian flag in FAU-G.



A dupe of which was uploaded on Instagram by the same uploader back in February 2019.


Several users have been irked by the dearth of "originality" utilized by Kumar and the builders to promote the sport.



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