Bollywood star Aamir Khan tests positive for COVID-19, is self-isolating at home
The actor’s spokesperson released a statement saying that Khan is “doing fine”.
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is self-isolating at home after testing positive for COVID-19, said his spokesperson on Wednesday (Mar 24).
The spokesperson added that Khan is “following all the protocols and he’s doing fine” and also urged all those who came into contact with the actor to get tested as a precautionary measure.
The 56-year-old Khan is the latest Bollywood celebrity to have tested positive for COVID-19. Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan tested positive earlier this month. Last July, three generations of Bollywood’s Bachchan family, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, also contracted COVID-19.
According to Indian media reports, Khan’s current project is Laal Singh Chaddha, a remake of Forrest Gump. The film is in post-production and also stars Kareena Kapoor. It’s scheduled for release in December this year.
Khan has starred in several blockbusters in his career including Dangal, Lagaan and PK. He’s also popular around the world and has over a million fans on his Weibo page in China.