The second wave of coronavirus is spreading like a wildfire in the city of Mumbai. In the past few days many Bollywood celebs were reported covid positive now a number of TV artists too have tested positive.
Rupali Ganguly who is currently seen in star plus super hit show Anupamaa have also tested covid positive along with her on screen son Aashish Mehrotra Aka Toshu.
Reportedly, a source close to the production shared, “Rupali Ganguly and Aashish Mehrotra have tested positive for COVID-19. Other cast and crew members have also gone under the swab test and are waiting for the results. The team is not shooting today and may not shoot for a few more days for precautionary reasons.”
Other TV actors like Amar Upadhyay, Priyal Mahajan, Monalisa and Mandar Chandwadkar have also tested COVID positive.
Sharing the news on Instagram, Rupali wrote, “MA Corona Devi. Tu hai ki nahiiiii (mild to asymptomatic) Ye kya hua kaise hua kab hua. Jab hua tab hua …. chhodo ye na poocho. This is the kind of positive I didn’t want to be. Take care and stay safe everyone and keep showering ur love on my family and Anupamaa family. Sorry for letting u and Rudransh down @ashwinkverma and the entire unit down @rajan.shahi.543 despite u taking all the precautions- pata nahi kahan se kaise ho gaya … Have quarantined myself away from my family and other humans. Family has been tested and awaiting results…. please keep them in ur prayers. Unit is getting tested too as I write this …. please send out a lot of love , healing and prayers for my family and for my Anupamaa family.”
Even producer Rajan Shahi released a statements.
He shared, “Rupali Ganguly, the lead actress in the show Anupamaa, informed me today that she has tested positive for Covid-19. She is asymptomatic and by the grace of God doing well. Rupali is taking all the necessary precautions and is presently in-home quarantine. I wish Rupali a speedy recovery. We at DKP (Directors Kut Productions) are committed to the safety of our cast and crew. I have ensured that all guidelines are followed on the set. The BMC is informed and the sets are fumigated and sterilized as per the protocol.“
“Ashish Mehrotra, who plays Paritosh in Anupamaa, too was diagnosed with Covid-19 few days back. Though he was not shooting since a very long time, as soon as the symptoms were detected he received medical help and also quarantined himself. He is already on his road to recovery, and in a few days once he tests negative he will be resuming shoot.”
“I am constantly in touch with Rupali, Aashish and the entire team as their health is our priority. DKP and I stand by our commitment to safety and will continue to ensure that all measures prescribed are being adhered to.”