Naagin 5 TV actor, Sharad Malhotra has tested positive for coronavirus. The actor is showing mild symptoms and is currently under home quarantine. Sharad developed mild symptoms on Thursday and underwent the test on his doctor’s advice. Today his reports came positive. However, his the actor’s Ripci Bhatia has tested negative.
According to a report by The Indian Express Sharad Malhotra said in a statement that he has been taking all the precautions. He was quoted as saying—“They say if you stay positive, good things and people will be drawn to you. Damn! Took this line too seriously. Unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Thankfully my wife has tested negative and continues to follow all precautionary measures. I am in home quarantine, under strict medical supervision, so please keep me in your prayers, and I promise to bounce back sooner and stronger.”
The report also mentioned that according to the sources close to the show, the cast and crew have been informed about the actor’s test results. They have been all asked to self-isolate themselves. The ones who were closely working with Sharad will also get tested. The shoot has been halted for a few days for sanitisation and fumigation of the Naagin 5 set.