45 junior artists diagnosed with COVID-19 on sets of Ram Setu
Ram Setu is directed by Abhishek Sharma and stars Akshay Kumar, Nushrratt Bharuccha and Jacqueline Fernandez.
Recently, Akshay Kumar tested positive for COVID-19 amidst shooting for his upcoming film Ram Setu. Akshay Kumar was all set to shoot for the Madh Island, Mumbai schedule on April 5th. Almost 100 junior artists were supposed to join him for the film shoot.
Now, the recent reports state that 45 junior artists have also tested positive for the Coronavirus. Producer Vikram Malhotra had made it mandatory for anyone arriving on the Ram Setu sets to get tested before coming in. And now 45 from the 100 junior artists have tested COVID-19 positive.
Akshay Kumar had revealed through his social media handle that he had been diagnosed with the virus. He wrote, “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols I have immediately isolated myself. I am under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care.”
Akshay Kumar is the latest on the list of Bollywood celebrities who have tested positive with COVID-19.