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Popular actor who starred in National Award winning movie tests positive for coronavirus

Monday, July 20, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Actor Pratik Gandhi, who is best known for his role in the National Award winning film Wrong Side Raju, announced on Sunday that he, his wife Bhamini Oza and brother Punit tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Stating that he and his wife were self-isolating at home and his brother has been admitted to a hospital for treatment, Pratik said, "We as a family took 'be positive' way too seriously and didn't discriminate against even corona. Me and my wife are being treated at home and my brother is hospitalised. We are all putting up a strong fight against the virus. With warmth, support and prayers of friends and family. He also thanked BJP leader Kirit Somaiya for his support when he needed it the most. "I can't thank you enough Madhavi Bhuta and Kirit Somaiya for your timely support and warmth during this testing time to family," the actor mentioned in a different tweet.

Pratik Gandhi will be next seen in Hansal Mehta's series Scam 1992. Regarding Pratik's infection, the director wrote on Instagram, "Get well soon, champ. Beat the virus with your positivity." Pratik's colleague in the film industry, Shrenu Parikh, who also recently tested positive for the virus, mentioned, "Hey we are all in the same boat Pratik! Wish you and your family god speed recovery! Feel free to call anytime if dukh dard baantna hai. TC."

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