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Ranbir Kapoor Tests Positive For COVID-19

"Thank you for your concern and your good wishes," wrote Ranbir Kapoor's mother Neetu Kapoor

Actor Ranbir Kapoor has the COVID-19 virus, his mom Neetu Kapoor comfirmed in an Instagram post on Tuesday. Ranbir Kapoor is on medication, “recovering well” and quarantining at home. “Thank you for your concern and your good wishes. Ranbir has tested positive for Covid-19. He is on medication and recovering well. He is in self quarantine at home and following all precautions,” Neetu Kapoor wrote on Instagram post. Ms Kapoor also recovered from the virus last December. Ranbir, famously private, is not on social media. See Neetu Kapoor’s post here:

A few media sources reported today that Ranbir had gotten the virus; Pinkvilla carried a statement from the Ranbir Kapoor’s uncle Randhir Kapoor in which he confirmed that Ranbir was COVID-positive however then qualified it by saying he wasn’t sure. “Yes,” said Randhir Kapoor when Pinkvilla contacted him, adding, “I believe he is not well, but I am not sure what he has got. I am not in town.”

Neetu Kapoor recovered from COVID-19 last year, one among a few Bollywood stars to have done so including Amitabh Bachchan, his child Abhishek and and daughter-in-law Aishwarya. “Earlier this week, I tested positive for COVID-19. All safety measures are being followed and I am thankful to the authorities for all their help and quick response. I am in self-quarantine, taking medication on my doctor’s advice and feeling better. I am so grateful for all your love and support. Please stay safe, wear a mask and keep safe distance. Take care,”Neetu Kapoor wrote in a post declaring that she had the virus. Some days later, her daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni confirmed that Neetu Kapoor had tested negative.

See Neetu Kapoor’s post here:

Simply a week ago, actress Alia Bhatt shared this special post for Brahmastra, co-actor Ranbir Kapoor and directed by Ayan Mukerji. Ranbir and Alia are dating – see her post here:

Ranbir Kapoor, son of actor Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, made his debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2007 film Saawariya opposite to Sonam Kapoor. His film credits include well-received turns in films such as Bachna Ae Haseenon, Wake Up Sid, Rockstar, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Barfi! Ranbir’s last release was Sanju, the biopic of Sanjay Dutt.

Ranbir Kapoor has two films completed – Brahmastra, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, and Shamshera. He’s currently working on Animal and an untitled film directed by Luv Ranjan.