Mrunal Thakur tests Positive for Covid-19

After Nora Fatehi, Mrunal Thakur is the latest Bollywood star to be diagnosed with Covid-19. The actress tested positive on New Years Day.

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"Stay safe everyone."

Days after the release of her upcoming film Jersey was postponed, actress Mrunal Thakur has tested positive for Covid-19.

The actress announced on her Instagram handle on January 1, 2022, adding that she had isolated herself as per protocol.

Mrunal shared a note on her Instagram story where she informed her millions of followers that she had tested positive. The actress wrote:

“I have tested positive for Covid-19.

“As of today, I have mild symptoms, but I’m feeling ok and have isolated myself. I am following the protocol given by my doctor and health professionals.”

The actor also advised those who have been in contact with her recently to get themselves tested. Her note further read:

“If you have been in contact with me, request you to please get tested immediately. Stay safe everyone.”

Mrunal will be seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in the sports drama Jersey, which was to release on December 31, 2021.

However, days before the film’s release, the makers decided to postpone it given the rise of Covid-19 cases as well as restrictions on cinemas and night curfews in various parts of the country.

In a statement, the makers of Jersey said:

“In view of the current circumstances and new Covid-19 guidelines we have decided to postpone the theatrical release of our film Jersey.”

The film, directed by Gowtam Tinnauri, is a remake of a Telugu film of the same name.

Gowtam Tinnauri had directed the original as well. In a tweet, the film’s lead actor Shahid Kapoor wrote:

“In view of the current circumstances and new Covid guidelines, we as a team, feel it is prudent to postpone the release of Jersey.

“We will see you as soon as we can with our film in 2022. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year.”

A new release date for the film is yet to be announced. However, the makers had dismissed rumours that the film would instead get a direct OTT release.

The actress was seen in many films in 2021. She featured in Toofaan with Farhan Akhtar. The actress then starred as a news reporter in Dhamaka alongside Kartik Aaryan.

Mrunal will also be seen in three other Hindi films in 2022.

This includes paired with Abhimanyu Dasani in the comedy Aankh Micholi, with Ishaan Khatter in the war-drama Pippa, and opposite Aditya Roy Kapur in the remake of the 2019 Tamil film Thadam.

Mrunal Thakur is best known for her performances in films like Super 30 (2019), Batla House 2019) and Love Sonia (2018), among many others.

Ravinder is a Journalism BA graduate. She has a strong passion for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She also likes to watch films, read books and travel.

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