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    Amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic creating havoc in India, several Bollywood celebrities, including actress Swara Bhaskar, have been making the best use of their social media platforms by constantly tweeting and amplifying SOS requests to arrange for life-saving drugs, and other medical essentials for those in need.

    Trolls are taking a dig at Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar who unknowingly amplified an SOS tweet for "Slidenaphil", which turns out to be Viagra meds used to treat impotence or erectile dysfunction.

    On Wednesday, Swara reposted the SOS tweet of a netizen asking for help in arranging for Slidenaphil for their friend. She retweeted that request on her post, sparking a troll fest.

    As trolls bashed the actress, assuming her to be unknowingly tweeting this, Swara's fans have come out in her defence and shared that Slidenaphil was originally used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. And that Slidenaphil is the chemical name for Viagra.

    Leaving netizens divided, her fans hit out at trolls and said that she was only fulfilling her moral responsibility by amplifying the SOS requests to help arrange for medicine for those in need. Hence, "people trolling & doing such pranks should know the graveness of the situation".

    Some also speculated that it was actually a prank to trap the actress, who has been vocal about sociopolitical issues, including controversial farm laws.

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