The South-Indian superstar Chiranjeevi tests positive for coronavirus. On Monday morning the veteran actor announced through a tweet that just before resuming his shooting for the upcoming movie named ‘Acharya’, nowadays there is a protocol to take a COVID test before resuming work. Unfortunately, the actor tested positive without any symptoms. He also tweeted that he is going to stay at home quarantining as he is currently asymptomatic. He requested everyone who he had met in the last five days to get themselves checked once for coronavirus. His fans have been worried and replied to him to stay safe and recover soon. He also said that he would keep everyone updated about his condition.
Just a few days ago he had met K Chandrashekar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana where both were seen without a mask, and their picture was circulated on social media as well as in a local newspaper.
In the Indian film fraternity, there have been many members that have tested positive from Amitabh Bachchan with his son, daughter-in-law and his granddaughter. Many other celebrities like Malaika Arora, Genelia D’Souza, Tamannaah and Arjun Kapoor. Other stars like Olga Kurylenko, Indira Varma, Rachel Matthews, Kristofer Hivju and Daniel Dae Kim tested positive for coronavirus beginning this year.
Chiranjeevi is one of the multiple revered stars in Telugu cinema. He has also acted in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films. Chiranjeevi, who debuted in 1978 on the big screen, has worked in more than 150 films. He has starred in several Telugu movies, some of which are Aapathbandavudu, Swayam Krushi, Rudraveena, and Indra.
His last movie was in 2019 film Raa Narasimha Reddyalong with Amitabh Bachchan in a notable role. Acharya is going to be his 152nd movie which is directed by Koratala Siva.