Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif test positive for Covid-19: report
Shah Rukh Khan has tested positive for Covid-19, according to media reports. Katrina Kaif has also reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, again. The actor had in April 2021 announced that she had tested positive. Katrina reportedly skipped the IIFA 2022 ceremony on Saturday, where her husband, actor Vicky Kaushal, received the Best Male Actor award for Sardar Udham. Katrina and Vicky were spotted together at filmmaker Karan Johar’s birthday party on May 25. Shah Rukh and his wife Gauri Khan also attended the star reunion at Yash Raj Films studio in Mumbai. Read more: Karan Johar’s birthday party called ‘Covid-19 hotspot’ after celebrities test positive
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee tweeted about it. “Just heard that our Brand Ambassador Shahrukh Khan has tested positive for covid. Pray for the fastest recovery for the superstar. Get Shahrukh well! Come back ASAP!
According to a report from News18, Katrina has completed her quarantine period. When Vicky was asked about Katrina not being with him in Abu Dhabi for the IIFA Awards, he replied, “Even I miss each other too.”
Meanwhile, on Saturday, Shah Rukh unveiled the first poster for his upcoming film Jawan, and said “unavoidable problems” had caused it to be delayed. He had announced the film with a teaser on Friday.
The news of Shah Rukh and Katrina testing positive for the virus comes a day after actor Kartik Aaryan confirmed he had Covid-19. Actor Aditya Roy Kapur has also tested positive for Covid-19, reports say; however, he has yet to confirm this. In May, actor Akshay Kumar was unable to attend the 2022 Cannes Film Festival after testing positive for Covid-19.
On Saturday, Kartik shared on Instagram that he had tested positive for Covid-19. It was the second time he had contracted the virus. Sharing a photo of himself, he tweeted: “Sab kuch itna positive chal raha tha, Covid se raha nahi gaya (Everything was going so well, Covid couldn’t stand being left out). Kartik has been busy promoting his latest release Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. He was supposed to perform at the IIFA 2022 ceremony but had to skip the event.
Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday asked the city to be on high alert after a daily rise in coronavirus cases was observed. On his Twitter account, he wrote: “Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in Mumbai and a possibility of a fourth wave, all laboratories and hospitals have been put on alert. We urge all to wear masks and be careful. With the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai, BMC has reportedly issued new instructions for film studios located in the city. Studios are now instructed not to hold parties in the K-West area and to notify BMC in case events are held.
Earlier on Saturday, news portals also reported that Karan Johar’s star-studded birthday party in Mumbai was a Covid-19 superspreader event, leading many guests to test positive within days. following. The filmmaker has yet to make any statement.