Actor Manoj Bajpayee has recovered from COVID-19, two weeks after he examined optimistic for the virus, his spokesperson mentioned on Sunday. On March 12, the 51-year-old actor had examined optimistic for the coronavirus after Kanu Behl, the director of his movie “Despatch”, for which Bajpayee was capturing, contracted the illness. According to Bajpayee’s spokesperson, the actor examined negative on March 26.
“The Family Man” star had just lately opened up about how he obtained contaminated with the virus as a result of somebody from his newest movie’s crew was careless relating to COVID-19 protocols.
The shoot of “Despatch”, which is at present on maintain, will resume in a few months. The investigative thriller that unfolds on the earth of crime journalism, will see Bajpayee essay a personality who finds himself sucked into the murky underbelly of enterprise and crime.
Earlier, Bajpayee’s spokesperson mentioned the actor was recognized with COVID. “Manoj Bajpayee was shooting for ‘Despatch’ film which is produced by Ronnie Screwvala and has tested COVID positive after his director got infected with it. Manoj Bajpayee is on medication and recovering well. He is in self-quarantine at home and following all precautions,” the spokesperson mentioned in a press release.
Last week, Bajpayee and South star Dhanush have been named the joint winners of the perfect actor National Film Award for their performances in “Bhonsle” and “Asuran”, respectively.
On the work entrance, Bajpayee was seen taking part in a police officer named ACP Avinash, in “Silence… Can You Hear It”. The thriller thriller movie, additionally starred Prachi Desai, Arjun Mathur, Sahil Vaid, Vaquar, Barkha Singh, Shirish Sharma, Sohaila Kapoor, Amit Thakkar and Garima Yagnik.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, Mumbai reported 6,130 new COVID-19 instances, taking its caseload to three,91,791. This was the very best single-day rise within the metropolis for the reason that pandemic started.
(With PTI Inputs)