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While Chaturvedi is quarantining at home, Vidyarthi has been admitted to a hospital in New Delhi.
Gangs of Wasseypur actor Manoj Bajpayee also tested positive on Friday, the actor’s team confirmed in a statement. He was shooting for his upcoming film Despatch.
Since the Covid-19 restrictions were eased and studios and transportation opened up, several actors contracted the virus while shooting for their upcoming films. This includes actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bahchchan, Rakulpreet Singh, Banita Sandhu, Varun Tej, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Tamannah Bhatia, among others.
Ranbir Kapoor, who had been shooting for director Ayan Mukherjee‘s Brahmastra with Alia Bhatt, tested Covid positive on Tuesday. On March 4, Bhatt had posted photos from the set of the film. In January, he was shooting for director Luv Ranjan’s next film opposite Shraddha Kapoor in New Delhi. He was expected to begin shooting for director Sandeep Vanga’s Hindi film Animal alongside Parineeti Chopra later in the year.
Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, which is producing Brahmastra, has not released a statement regarding the shooting schedule after the actor tested positive.