Actor Arjun Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19

03:40 PM Sep 06, 2020 | Team Udayavani |

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor announced on social media that he is diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sunday, September 6.


Kapoor took to Instagram to share a post and wrote, “It is my duty to inform all of you that I have tested positive for coronavirus. I’m feeling ok and I’m asymptomatic. I have isolated myself at home under the advice of doctors and authorities and will be under home quarantine.”

“I thank you all in advance for your support and I will keep you and updated about my health in the days to come. These are extraordinary and unprecedented times and I have faith that all of humanity will overcome this virus,” he said.

The actor had last week begun the shooting for his latest film, also featuring Rakul Preet, here.


Soon after Arjun shared his diagnosis, industry colleagues including filmmaker Karan Johar, actors Kriti Sanon, Parineeti Chopra, Huma Qureshi, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Nimrat Kaur, Patralekhaa, Aditi Rao Hydari, and family members Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Sanjay Kapoor, Janvhi Kapoor, and Harshavarrdhan Kapoor wished him a speedy recovery.

On September 1, Arjun shared on social media that he was “grateful” to be back on sets with necessary precautions.

The Kaashive Nair-directed untitled romance feature also stars John Abraham and Aditi Rao Hydari. It is produced by T-Series along with Nikkhil Advani”s Emmay Entertainment and Abraham’s JA Entertainment.


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