Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and film producer Ramesh Taurani have tested positive for Covid-19.
On Wednesday, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's team announced that the actor has tested positive for Covid-19 and is living under home quarantine.
A statement by the actor's spokesperson read: "Mr. Aamir Khan has tested positive for Covid 19. He is at home in self quarantine, following all the protocols and he's doing fine. All those who came in contact with him in the recent past should get themselves tested as a precautionary measure. Thank you for all your wishes and concern."
Aamir has lately been busy with his upcoming film "Laal Singh Chaddha". It is directed by "Secret Superstar" maker Advait Chandan, and co-stars Kareena Kapoor.
The film is an official adaptation of the 1994 Hollywood hit "Forrest Gump" starring Tom Hanks, and is set to release later this year.
Film producer Ramesh Taurani also informed that he has tested positive after taking the first dose of the vaccine.
"I have tested positive for COVID and have informed BMC. I have been following all the precautions and taking medications to get better. If you have interacted with me in the past 2 weeks please do get tested. I have taken my 1st vaccine dose and hope to recover from this soon. Please wear a mask and stay safe!" Ramesh Taurani shared in an Instagram post.
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On the other hand, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has received his first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine.
The actor posted a picture of himself getting vaccinated on Twitter. He turned up to take the shot casually, in blue denims and black T-shirt.
"Received my first shot of Covid-19 vaccine today at the BKC Vaccine center. I want to congratulate Dr. Dhere and his entire team for doing such a wonderful job! I have so much love and respect for them and their hard work. Jai Hind," he wrote.
Received my first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine today at the BKC vaccine center.
I want to congratulate Dr. Dhere and his entire team for doing such a wonderful job! I have so much love & respect for them & their hard work. Jai Hind! pic.twitter.com/LcSNoAsf0G
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) March 23, 2021
Several Bollywood celebrities have tested positive for the virus recently.
On Monday, actor Kartik Aaryan had tweeted to inform that he has tested positive.
Positive ho gaya 🤦🏻♂️
Dua karo 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/KULStQnkA2
— Kartik Aaryan (@TheAaryanKartik) March 22, 2021
Other Bollywood personalities who recently tested positive include actor Ranbir Kapoor, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actors Manoj Bajpayee, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Tara Sutaria, and actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik.