Akshay Kumar to Katrina Kaif, Bollywood celebs who tested COVID-19 positive in second wave

Amid the second wave, many Bollywood stars found themselves testing positive for COVID-19 as many had resumed shooting and were returning to normal routines at the beginning of 2021. 

Bollywood struck by COVID-19 second wave

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Bollywood struck by COVID-19 second wave

The second wave of the deadly COVID-19 virus has been much worse and more infectious than the last. Amid the second wave, many Bollywood stars found themselves testing positive for COVID-19 as many had resumed shooting and were returning to normal routines at the beginning of 2021.

 

However, the lax regulations and decline in social distancing led to a spike in the COVID-19 cases which inevitably hit the Indian film industry. 

 

Here are Bollywood stars that were affected by COVID-19 in 2021: 

Aamir Khan

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Aamir Khan

The '3 Idiots' actor Aamir Khan had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 24. The actor will be next seen in 'Laal Singh Chaddha' co-starring Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Ranbir Kapoor

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Ranbir Kapoor

On March 9, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor's mother, Neetu Kapoor announced that the 'Barfi' actor had tested positive for COVID-19. 

Pooja Hegde

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Pooja Hegde

On April 25, Bollywood actress Pooja Hegde had taken to Instagram to announce to her fans that she tested COVID-19 positive. Currently, she is under home quarantine.

Tara Sutaria

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Tara Sutaria

The 'Student of the Year 2' actress Tara Sutaria had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 13. Fortunately, she had a quick recovery and tested negative for the virus on March 17 as per her social media posts.

Manoj Bajpayee

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Manoj Bajpayee

On March 12, Manoj Bajpayee tested positive for COVID-19 while shooting for his upcoming film 'Despatch'. Unfortunately, he had passed on the infection to his family as well. 

Kartik Aryan

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Kartik Aryan

On March 22, the young actor Kartik Aryan had tested positive for COVID-19 while he was shooting for the horror-comedy 'Bhool Bhulaiya 2'. He later tested negative on April 5.

Neil Nitin Mukesh

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Neil Nitin Mukesh

Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh had tested COVID-19 positive on April 17.

Vicky Kaushal

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Vicky Kaushal

Actor Vicky Kaushal informed his fans on April 5 that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Along with Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal was shooting for their Mr. Lele when they tested COVID-19 positive. Later, the actor tested negative on April 17.

Alia Bhatt

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Alia Bhatt

Actress Alia Bhatt had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 2. The Raazi actress also added that she was under home quarantine during recovery.

Bhumi Pednekar

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Bhumi Pednekar

On April 5, Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar had informed fans she tested positive for COVID-19. However, the ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ actress tested negative on April 17.

Manish Malhotra

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Manish Malhotra

On April 16, Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra had tested positive for COVID-19 and tested negative on April 24.

Akshay Kumar

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Akshay Kumar

Superstar Akshay Kumar had been hospitalized on April 5 as a precautionary measure, after testing COVID-19 positive on April 4. He recovered and tested negative for the virus on April 13.

Sonu Sood

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Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17 but recovered quickly and tested negative for the virus on April 24.

Govinda

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Govinda

Bollywood actor Govinda had tested COVID-19 positive on April 4, 2021. Fortunately, on April 8, he had announced that he tested negative for COVID-19 and was back to work.

Arjun Rampal

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Arjun Rampal

Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal tested COVID-19 positive on April 17 but recovered from the virus a week later as he had been vaccinated earlier.

Katrina Kaif

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Katrina Kaif

The ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ actress had taken to her Instagram stories on April 6 to reveal that she had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Later, she tested negative for COVID-19 on April 17.

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