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Portrait of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose unveiled by the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Kolkata: 25 Jan 21 A portrait of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose unveiled by the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan is that of an actor who played him in a biopic, posts on social media claimed today.President Ram Nath Kovind unveiled Netaji’s portrait on Saturday to mark his birth anniversary, named “Parakram Diwas” by the Centre. A post on his timeline has gone viral with users saying the portrait is not that of Netaji at all, that it is actually of Prosenjit Chatterjee, who played Netaji in the 2019 biopic “Gumnami”.BJP sources have rubbished the charge, asserting that the photo was provided by Netaji’s family to famous Padma Shri award winning artist Paresh Maity, who painted the portrait. “The photo does not resemble Prosenjit at all. It is an unnecessary controversy,” the sources said.

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