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45 Crew Members Of Ram Setu Test Positive For COVID-19

The Ram Setu team on set
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It’s been a dark few days for Bollywood as multiple celebrities have tested positive for the novel coronavirus not to mention the nameless others who work behind the scenes. “Thank you everyone for all your warm wishes and prayers, they seem to be working. I’m doing fine, but as a precautionary measure under medical advice, I have been hospitalised. I hope to be back home soon. Take care,” Akshay Kumar, who has been working on Ram Setu, wrote on social media today.

Now, PTI reports that 45 crew members working on Kumar’s film have also tested positive for COVID-19. 40 junior artistes and 5 from Kumar’s team tested positive after their mandatory COVID tests were taken. “They all have been quarantined after testing positive. Out of those, 40 were junior artistes while the rest were Akshay”s make up team, their assistants. Now the shooting has been halted indefinitely,” B N Tiwari, President, Federation of Western India Cine Employees, told PTI.


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