Major Highlights :
- Katrina Kaif tests positive for COVID-19.
- Actress says she is following protocols listed by her doctors, thanks to fans for their continued support.
- Several Bollywood celebrities have contracted Covid-19 in the last few days, including Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Vicky Kaushal, and Bhumi Pednekar.
Katrina Kaif is the latest Bollywood celebrity to have tested positive for COVID-19. The actress is the latest Bollywood celebrity to have contracted the virus after superstar Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Govinda, Alia Bhatt, R Madhavan, singer Aditya Narayan, among others. Earlier in the day, comic Kunal Kamra also tested COVID-19 positive, along with his parents.
Informing fans, the actress took to Instagram and shared:
“I have tested positive for Covid-19. Have immediately isolated me and will be under home quarantine. I’m following all safety protocols under the advice of my doctors. Requesting everyone who came in contact with me to get tested immediately too. Grateful for all your love and support. Please stay safe and take care.”
The past few weeks have been a terrible time for Bollywood. Multiple celebrities and countless others who are behind the camera have fallen prey to the novel coronavirus.
Katrina’s diagnosis came a day after actor-rumored boyfriend Vicky Kaushal shared he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Besides Vicky, his Mr. Lele co-star Bhumi Pednekar has also contracted the virus. Katrina Kaif was reportedly shooting for her upcoming film Tiger 3 with Salman Khan in the past couple of weeks.
Katrina Kaif was last seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s 2019 film Bharat, co-starring Salman Khan, and Disha Patani. The actress signed a horror-comedy titled Phone Bhoot, alongside Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi. Directed by Gurmeet Singh, the film will mark Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter, and Siddhant Chaturvedi’s first film together.
Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Sooryavanshi’ is schedule to hit the screens on April 20, but recently the makers announce in a statement that its release has been postponed.
With Maharashtra being the most COVID-affected state at 4,52,445 cases, the Mumbai-based entertainment industry, which was trying to return to normalcy, post last year’s nationwide lockdown, has suffered a major blow.
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