Days after receiving the vaccine against COVID-19, Bollywood veteran actor Paresh Rawal, on Friday said that he has tested positive for the virus. The Hungama, actor shared information in a tweet. “Unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. All those that have come in contact with me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested,” Rawal wrote.
The 65-year-old actor took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this month. The actor took to his social media accounts to share a picture from the hospital.
“V for vaccines! Thanks to All the Doctors and Nurses and the front line Health care workers and The Scientists. Thanks, @narendramodi,” the star wrote alongside the picture.
Recently, Kartik Aaryan, Ranbir Kapoor and Rohit Saraf were among those who had tested positive for COVID-19.
Earlier, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, and some others were infected with the virus. In March 2020, Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who rose to fame with her song Baby Doll, became the first Bollywood celebrity to get infected with COVID-19.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Paresh will next be seen in Farhan Akhtar starrer Toofaan in which he plays the role of the lead star’s trainer. The film is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and also stars Mrunal Thakur as the female lead. Toofaan is set to be an Amazon Prime original and will be streaming from May 21, 2021.
(Inputs from ANI)