Mumbai: Actors Varun Dhawan, Neetu Kapoor and Maniesh Paul, who joined the sets of Jug Jugg Jeeyo, has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to reports, Maniesh was in Chandigarh for shoot and soon after he returned to Mumbai, the actor started feeling feverish. He opt for a COVID-19 test which resulted positive.
Earlier today, actor Varun took to Instagram to share his health update.
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“So as I returned to work in the pandemic era I have contracted COVID-19,” he captioned the post.
Dhawan assured that while shooting all health protocols were followed and asked everyone to be “extra careful.” “All precautions were taken by the production but still nothing is certain in life especially not COVID-19. So please be extra careful I believe I could have been more careful,” the 33-year-old actor wrote.
“I see the get well soon messages and my spirits are high taking each day at a time, thank u,” he added.
According to a source close to the family, Neetu has returned to Mumbai after her actor-son Ranbir Kapoor made necessary arrangements.
“She tested positive for COVID-19 today. So, Ranbir organised the air ambulance for her, to get her back. If she’s here, she will get proper hospitalisation and isolation otherwise she was alone in Chandigarh,” the source said, as quoted by Hindustan Times.
The other two leading actors Anil Kapoor and Kiara Advani have tested negative for the virus.