Hrithik Roshan
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Looks like a celebrity trending on Twitter gives some users a license to spread death hoaxes.

This time Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan almost fell victim to the prank that was noticed before it went viral. 

Here are few tweets that tried to spread the news that the actor had died but they had no impact as users knew only too well that the news is false:

While many fans were excited that the actor was trending on the micro-blogging site, some were confused on why he was trending. One gentleman went to the extent of asking, "Is he getting married to Angelina Jolie?"

Others seemed to be confused and wondered if he is trending for a good reason or a bad one. Did something really happen to him? Or there simply is no reason for this surprise trend?

Following are some of the best tweets that have come up so far: