Gandhi assassination

Claim: this photo was taken seconds after the murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse, 1948

This photo is actually a still image from a 1963 movie Nine hours to Rama. Horst Buchholz, who played the part of Naturam Godse, can be easily recognized from the photo.

Below is a clip from a Cine magazine that shows the same scene in color:

This false image can be found from Wikipedia (in French):

There is also a fake photo “taken just before the assassination”. That is also a still image from the same movie. See SM Hoax Slayer for more details.


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