Akshay Kumar tested positive for COVID-19, says ‘will be back in action very soon’

Neha Singh Written by April 4, 2021 09:25
Kumar had put the outfit up for the auction on April 26 in support of an NGO working for the cause of animal rescue and welfare.

New Delhi: Akshay Kumar tested Covid-19 positive. The actor took to his social media account to inform about his health on Sunday.

The ‘Good Newwz’ actor took to Twitter to post a statement and confirmed the news. “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols, I have immediately isolated myself,” he wrote.

Hoping to get back in action soon, Kumar added, “I am under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care of. Back in action very soon!”
As soon as the actor announced the news, scores of fans wished him a speedy recovery.

Megastar Akshay Kumar on Tuesday (March 30) kick-started the shooting for his much-anticipated project ‘Ram Setu’ and unveiled his first look from the film featuring him as an archaeologist.

The ‘Mission Mangal’ star took to Twitter and termed the film as ‘one of the most special films of his career’ and shared a picture of himself in an intriguing avatar.

The picture sees the ‘Kesari’ actor donning a pair of glasses as he sported neck-length hair. Sporting a clean-shaven look, the actor wore a grey shirt and wrapped a dark blue scarf around his neck. Bearing a geeky look the actor resembled an archaeologist.

The ‘Good Newwz’ star captioned the post, “The journey of making one of the most special films for me begins today. #RamSetu shooting begins! Playing an archaeologist in the film.”

The actor also asked his fans to share their thoughts on his look from the film and added, “Would love to hear your thoughts on the look? It always matters to me (joined hands emoticon).'”

 

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Akshay had announced the film on Diwali last year by releasing posters on his social media accounts. He had also shared the first look poster of the film that revolves around the ideals of Lord Rama.

 

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The film is being directed by Abhishek Sharma and is produced by Aruna Bhatia and Vikram Malhotra.

‘Ram Setu’ is an action-adventure drama that brings to light a story that is deeply rooted in Indian cultural and historical heritage. The movie also features Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha in pivotal roles.

 

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Following the film’s theatrical release, ‘Ram Setu’ will soon be available for Prime members in India, along with more than 240 countries and territories. Amazon Prime will also be the worldwide exclusive streaming partner for the film.

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