More responsibility on viewers to ascertain veracity of news, says Jaideep Ahlawat


“Paatal Lok” star Jaideep Ahlawat says in the age of social media where information is just a tap away for a person with a smartphone, the responsibility to “filter” right from wrong rests more on viewers. Ahlawat currently stars in the ZEE5 drama series “The Broken News”, in which he plays the role of Dipankar Sanyal, a TRP hungry media baron and top anchor at Josh 24/7 News.

“Everyone has to be more responsible in times like these where anyone who has a smartphone is barraged with information. Media is regarded as the fourth pillar of democracy but now its also upon viewers to filter what is right and wrong,” the 44-year-old actor told

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