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PETALING JAYA, May 5 ― Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
India.com reported that while Deepika has yet to confirm the news, the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) confirmed that the actress is Covid-19 positive and is under home quarantine.
“Get well soon, Deepika,” wrote its caption on Twitter.
#DeepikaPadukone has tested positive for Covid-19.
— IIFA (@IIFA) May 4, 2021
An entertainment industry tracker Ramesh Bala also tweeted that the actress has tested positive for Covid-19 and wished her a speedy recovery.
Wishing her a speedy recovery..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) May 4, 2021
Earlier yesterday, Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone also tested positive for Covid-19 and is recovering from a hospital in Bangalore.
Her mother Ujjala and younger sister Anisha have also tested positive for Covid-19.
Deepika is set to feature in the Hindi version of The Intern alongside actor Amitabh Bachchan.
It is expected to hit the screens by the summer of 2022.
The Padmaavat actress will also be acting in the upcoming Hindi movie Fighter alongside actor Hrithik Roshan.