COVID-19 second wave | Here's a list of Indian celebs who have tested positive for coronavirus While India is still struggling in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the second wave of novel coronavirus has hit the country hard. COVID-19 cases are increasing day by day in many states and Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are among the worst-hit. That said, the virus has spared none, be it Bollywood actors, TV artists or sports celebs. Here’s a list of Indian celebs who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus amid the second wave of the disease.
April 17, 2021 / 06:40 PM IST
On April 17, bollywood actor Sonu Sood positive for COVID-19. Since the pandemic started, actor has been working to help people fight the novel outbreak by arranging transportation for stranded migrant workers and helping people arrange medicines for patients.
Bhumi Pednekar | 'Durgamati' actress Bhumi Pednekar tested positive for novel coronavirus disease. The actress said on a social media post that she has mild symptoms and has asked those who came in contact of her to also get tested for the virus.
Vicky Kaushal | Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal has tested positive for novel COVID-19 on April 4. The actor shared the news on an Instagram post saying, "In spite of taking all care and precautions, unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19." (Image: Reuters)
Govinda | Bollywood actor Govinda tests positive for coronavirus on April 4. The actor has mild symptoms and is under home quarantine following necessary protocols. (Image: News18)
Akshay Kumar | Bollywood khiladi, who has been shooting back-to-back for his films, has tested positive for COVID-19. Akshay, on April 4, took to Twitter to inform netizens about him getting infected by the novel disease. The actor said he was under home quarantine and was following precautionary measures.
Ritwik Bhowmik | 'Bandish Bandits' actor tested COVID-19 positive on April 4 and is under home quarantine. The actor took to Instagram to share about his diagnosis with his fans. (Image: Twitter)
Alia Bhatt | On April 1, the Bollywood actress announced on social media that she has contracted the COVID-19 virus. Alia’s diagnosis came a few days after her boyfriend and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor recovered and tested negative for the disease. The actress is currently under home quarantine.
Sachin Tendulkar | Former Indian cricketer on March 27 had announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 after showing mild symptoms. On April 2, master blaster was hospitalised as a precautionary measures days after testing positive for the novel virus.
Paresh Rawal | Weeks after getting first jab of coronavirus vaccine, actor-politician Paresh Rawal was diagnosed with the COVID-19 on March 26. The actor informed about the news on social media, asking others who came in contact with him, to get themselves tested.
Kartik Aaryan | On March 22, the actor revealed that he had tested positive for novel coronavirus. Hours before the news, the actor appeared at the Lakme India Fashion Week as the showstopper.