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Anurag Kashyap Just Pranked A Bunch Of News Websites With An Instagram Post

Point noted, Mr. Kashyap.

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On August 24, Anurag Kashyap posted a photo in which one of his eyes was covered in plaster.

He soon posted another photo, this time with the eye bandaged up and a caption that implied that he had gotten into a fight.

"Now they put a plaster, this is what happens when you get into a brawl with a MMA fighter," he said in the photo's caption.

That's right. Kashyap had posted the photo and its accompanying caption to prove a point about the media being in a rush to report news without fact-checking.

one Instagram picture of prosthetics test for the eye, with a random line, becomes news without crosschecking. point proven, won the bet