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Prithviraj tests positive for COVID-19

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 • Malayalam Comments

Prithviraj tests positive for COVID-19

Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who is currently shooting for the upcoming Malayalam movie ‘Janaganamana’, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Though asymptomatic, the actor got tested for COVID-19 after a few crew members of Jana Gana Mana tested positive for the virus.

As the movie's director Dijo Jose Antony has also turned COVID positive along with the star, the shooting of the movie was cancelled temporarily. Taking to his Twitter handle Prithivraj revealed the news.

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“Hello everyone! I’ve been shooting for Dijo Jose Anthony’s “Jana Gana Mana” since the 7th of October. We had strict protocols in place with regards to Covid regulations and associated safety measures. As is the norm, all involved in the shoot were tested before the schedule started and after the last day of shoot in the courtroom set we had put up, tests were repeated. Unfortunately, the test results this time came back positive and I have gone into isolation. I’m asymptomatic and am doing fine now. All primary and secondary contacts have been advised to isolate and get tested. Hoping to recover soon and get back to work ASAP. Cheers and thanks for the love and concern (sic),” Prithviraj wrote.

It may be remembered that Prithviraj had earlier tested negative for COVID-19 after he returned from Jordan finishing the shoot of Aaadujeevitham.

prithviraj corona‘Janaganamana’ is the second directorial of Dijo after ‘Queen’. Starring Suraj Venjaramoodu and Prithviraj, the movie's shoot was progressing in Kochi.

 

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