The news of Akshay Kumar testing positive for the COVID-19 virus spread like a wildfire. The actor was rushed to the Hiranandani hospital in Powai at around 5 pm yesterday. The actor took to his social media handle to inform his fans that he was under home quarantine.
The actor informed fans that he will come back to shoot soon. He wrote on his social media page, “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'm under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care of. Back in action very soon!”
Akshay Kumar recently started shooting for his film, ‘Ram Setu’ with Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharucha, in which he will be playing the role of an archaeologist. The superstar was shooting for the same at Madh island yesterday.
As confirmed by FWICE, the Monday shoot of the film now stands canceled because Akshay, who has the central role in the film has contracted Covid. A source says, "It is unlikely that the shoot will resume before 13/14 days at least."