Alia Bhatt tests positive for COVID-19

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt confirms testing positive for Covid 19

The Udta Punjab actress took to her Instagram story to reveal that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. She also informed that she is currently under home quarantine and is following all the safety protocols under the advice of her doctors.

She posted a note late Thursday which said, “Hello all, I have tested positive for Covid-19. I have immediately isolated myself and will be under home quarantine. I am following all safety protocols under the advice of my doctors. Grateful for all your love and support. Please stay safe and take care.”

Recently, her boyfriend and Brahmastra co-star Ranbir Kapoor had also tested positive for coronavirus. He has now tested negative for the virus and has fully recovered.

Alia Bhatt currently has several releases lined up. First up, is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi in which she will be seen in the titular role of a brothel owner. The film will release on July 30 and is set to clash with Prabhas’ Radhe Shyam.

She also has Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra in the pipeline. Featuring Ranbir, Alia, Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna, and Mouni Roy, the film is the first in Ayan’s ambitious fantasy trilogy. The release of the movie has been postponed a few times due to heavy VFX work involved in the post-production stage.

Alia Bhatt is also set to be seen in SS Rajamouli’s epic, RRR. The period drama features Alia in a supporting role alongside south stars NTR Jr and Ram Charan.

Alia Bhatt will also star in Karan Johar’s big-budget historical drama Takht. Based on the Mughal era, the film will focus on the story of two brothers, Darashikoh and Aurangzeb. Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor are also set to star alongside Alia in the movie. The movie was announced in 2018 but is yet to go on floors.