he video-sharing app TikTok has given stardom to many people, all the celebrity lookalikes are a huge success on the app. But how far are you ready to go to become a star on the app?
How much is too much?
Recently, we came across the story of a boy who lost his life while making a stunt video for TikTok. Afzal, who is a native of Adlavpur village in Bihar, with his two friends went to the flood-stricken Dharbangha, Bihar in an ode to make TikTok videos.
3 days ago, Afzal and his friends were diving and doing extreme stunts to make videos that would have increased their celebrity status on the app. Afzal, while performing one of the stunts’ drowned in the heavy currents of the floodwater and died.
It took NDRF divers three days to find his body at that same location where he was performing the stunts.
The videos have landed after three days of the incident” In the video, you can see the boys running in slow motion and diving in the heavy currents of the floodwater.
One of Afzal’s friend dived quickly into the heavy current water and Afzal followed him. His friend survived the dive but Afzal did not make it.
This is not the first time” that people have lost lives while making content for TikTok videos. In April 2019, 19-year-old boy, Salman Zakir‘ was accidentally shot by his friend Sohail in the cheek while trying to make a TikTok video.
In February 2019, a college student from Tamil Nadu died as his scooter rammed into a bus as they were trying to shoot a video to upload on TikTok.