Prem and Uma Chopra were hospitalised to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital in January after testing positive for Covid-19. After a few days, the two were released from the hospital. Prem stated in an interview with ETimes regarding his death fake, “What else could it be than sadism? Someone is taking sadistic joy in notifying folks that I am no longer alive. But here I am, chatting to you, perfectly healthy.”
“I don’t know how many calls of this sort I’ve gotten since morning,” he continued. Rakesh Roshan dialled my number. A trading analyst named Amod Mehra phoned. I’m curious who did this to me. Also, I must inform you that someone did something similar to Jeetendra, a close friend of mine. This occurred roughly four months ago. This must be stopped quickly.”
Amod Mehra also shared the news on his Twitter account. “All those who are taking sick joy in pronouncing my brother Shri Prem Chopra as dead, please take note that I just spoke to him and he is alive and hearty,” he wrote. Jug Jug Jeeo, Sir… May you enjoy a long and prosperous life. May my life is enriched by yours). “I salute you, Mata Di.” Prem started acting in the early 1960s. Shaheed (1965), Upkaar (1967), Purab Aur Pashchim, and many others are among his greatest flicks. Prem has appeared in almost 19 films alongside the late star Rajesh Khanna. He was most recently seen in Varun V Sharma’s Bunty Aur Babli 2, which came out in November 2021.