Ek Mahanayak - Dr. BR Ambedkar And Mere Sai Actors Test Corona Positive
Days after Maharashtra government gave a green signal to resume shoot under strict guidelines, ANDTV's Ek Mahanayak - Dr BR Ambedkar shoot comes to a halt as Jagannath Nivangune who plays the role of Bhimrao's father has been tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. Reportedly the shoot was halted for over 3 days but the actor is on a road to recovery. Post Jagannath's positive test all the cast and crew members were advised to get themselves tested. In an official statement released by the team, the makers are trying their level best to provide the best medical facility, the statement further states, "While all the necessary precautions were taken across all our sets covering important aspects like hygiene, sanitation, and risk mitigation in line with the guidelines advised by the Government of Maharashtra, it is extremely unfortunate that a member of our crew has contracted the virus. We have directly referred the concerned member to competent medical authorities for immediate treatment and care. We are in the process of tracing people who may have had direct contact with him and helping all artists, crew members and staff with all necessary medical facilities, recommending them to immediately self-isolate in the event that they exhibit any of the symptoms associated with the virus." Reportedly, at the same time Mere Sai's cast member was also found Corona positive, however, to keep everyone safe the actor did not even come to the sets after complaining about mild fever.