Indian actor Kamal Haasan tests positive for Covid-19 after trip to US

The star had travelled to the United States for the launch of his clothing brand. Photo: Google

Actor Kamal Haasan has tested positive for Covid-19, reported an Indian media outlet.

The news was shared by the 67-year-old star on Twitter, noted the article.

Kamal had written: “After returning from America, I had a slight cough. Upon taking the test, it was confirmed that I tested positive for Covid-19.

“I have isolated myself in the hospital. Request everyone to be careful understanding that the spread of the virus hasn't stopped."

Kamal had travelled to the United states for the launch of his clothing brand, said the report.

After returning to India, he was supposed to resume filming his upcoming action film Vikram, which is said to be in the final stage of shooting.

However, he had a cough which was when he decided to take the coronavirus test.

Sometime in March, the Vishwaroopam actor had shared that he received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

He had tweeted then: “I got vaccinated at Sri Ramachandra Hospital. Everyone who cares not just about themselves but also about others should get the vaccination immediately.”

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Kamal Haasan , Indian , Actor


Next In Entertainment

Former HK actress Gigi Lai shares rare snap with hubby on 13th wedding anniversary
Of course it’s weird: Daniel Radcliffe will play ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic in new biopic
Actor Jeff Daniels now has a spider-killing worm named after him
Actor Huang Xiaoming trends on Chinese social media with just two emojis
Miley Cyrus thanks Dolly Parton for ‘lessons learned’ on the ‘9 To 52 singer’s 76th birthday
HK actor Patrick Tse, 85, wins first Best Actor award after 70 years in showbiz
Rapper Cardi B offers to pay funeral costs for NYC fire victims
Denzel Washington on the pressure of acting in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'
Yvette Mimieux, star of 'The Time Machine', 'The Black Hole', dies at 80
Gaspard Ulliel, star of Marvel series 'Moon Knight', dies at 37 in ski accident

Others Also Read