"I have faith that all of humanity will overcome this virus."
Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora are the latest Bollywood celebrities to test positive for Covid-19.
The number of coronavirus cases in India continues to rise at an exponential rate.
Stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were previously diagnosed with the deadly virus.
In May 2020, producer Boney Kapoor’s house staff also tested positive for Covid-19.
Now, it appears Arjun Kapoor and his girlfriend Malaika Arora have joined the unfortunate list of celebrities to have contracted the virus.
The actor who is asymptomatic is currently isolating at his residence.
Taking to Instagram to share the news, Arjun Kapoor wrote:
“It is my duty to inform all of you that I have tested positive for coronavirus. I’m feeling ok and I’m asymptomatic.
“I have isolated myself at home under the advice of doctors and authorities and will be under home quarantine.
“I thank you all in advance for your support and I will keep you all updated about my health in the days to come.
“These are extraordinary times and I have faith that all of humanity will overcome this virus. Much love, Arjun.”
Many members of the film fraternity took to the comment section to wish for the actor’s speedy recovery.
Tiger Shroff’s mother, Ayesha Shroff wrote: “Get well soon kiddo.”
Film producer Bunty Walia commented: “@arjunkapoor get well soon bro!”
Australian-Indian actress Lisa Haydon said: “Unprecedented!! Health to you bro.”
Arjun Kapoor’s sister Janhvi Kapoor commented with a red heart emoji.
Meanwhile, it seems Malaika Arora caught the virus while filming for the dance reality show, India’s Best Dancer in which she is a judge.
Shooting for the dance reality show was halted after some crew members tested positive for Covid-19.
Now, according to several reports, Malaika has also tested positive for the virus.
Despite Arjun confirming the news, Malaika Arora has not officially confirmed the news.
Recently, Arjun shared a heartfelt video of a person taking care of a stranded dog sleeping on the pavement.
The video was of CCTV footage. It shows a person walking along the pavement casually checking his mobile phone.
He notices the dog who is shaking with fear. He goes closer to cover the dog with a cloth.
As he covers the dog, the unknown man caresses the stray dog with compassion.
On the work front, the actor will be seen in Bhoot Police opposite Saif Ali Khan.