The two main leads in Sooryavanshi the latest installment of Director Rohit Shetty’s Cop Universe have tested positive for Coronavirus. The high budget and much anticipated sequel to Ajay Devagan starrers Singham and Singham Returns, and Ranveer Singh starrer Simba has once again been postponed. Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, the titular character in the film had tested positive for COVID-19 and informed fans on Sunday, meanwhile female lead Katrina Kaif tested positive earlier today and took to social media to inform her fans about her status.
Kaif wrote, “I have tested positive for COVID-19. Have immediately isolated myself and will be under home quarantine. I’m following all safety protocols under the guidance of my doctors. Requesting everyone who came in contact with me to get tested immediately too. Grateful for all your love and support” National Award winner Vicky Kaushal and actress Bhumi Pednekar were two other Bollywood celebrities who had contracted the virus recently.
Sooryavanshi was supposed to be screened in theatres on April 30, more than a year after its original release date of March 24, 2020.