Mumbai, March 26
Veteran actor Paresh Rawal on Friday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 65-year-old actor, who had recently received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, shared the news in a post on Twitter, requesting those who came in contact with him to also get tested.
“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,” he wrote on Twitter.
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.
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) March 26, 2021
Rawal had received the first jab of the coronavirus vaccine on May 9. He had posted a picture of himself flashing the victory sign at a vaccine centre.
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) March 9, 2021
Several collegaues of Rawal from the industry, including actors Anupam Kher, Ranvir Shorey and filmmaker Rahul Dholakia, wished the actor a speedy recovery.
“Get well soon my friend @SirPareshRawal . Love and prayers always!” Kher said.
Shorey tweeted, “Wish you a speedy recovery, Sir!” In recent days, several other Bollywood celebrities, including R Madhavan, Aamir Khan, Kartik Aaryan, Manoj Bajpayee and Satish Kaushik, contracted the virus.
Mumbai on Friday reported 5,513 COVID-19 cases, taking the caseload in the country’s financial capital is 3,85,628. The death toll reached 11,629. — PTI