New Delhi: Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi has tested positive for coronavirus, he announced on Monday via Twitter. The actor said in a statement that he took a COVID-19 test as a routine procedure before resuming the shoot of his upcoming film 'Acharya' and was found to be positive. Chiranjeevi, however, is asymptomatic and is home quarantined.
"Took a test for COVID before resuming 'Aacharya' shoot as a protocol and unfortunately tested positive. I am currently asymptomatic & quarantining myself at home. Request all those who met me in the last 5 few days to also undergo covid tests. Will update you on my recovery soon," he said in his statement.
ఆచార్య షూటింగ్ ప్రారంభించాలని,కోవిడ్ టెస్ట్ చేయించుకున్నాను. రిజల్ట్ పాజిటివ్. నాకు ఎలాంటి కోవిడ్ లక్షణాలు లేవు.వెంటనే హోమ్ క్వారంటైన్ అయ్యాను.గత 4-5 రోజులుగా నన్ను కలిసినవారందరిని టెస్ట్ చేయించుకోవాలిసిందిగా కోరుతున్నాను.ఎప్పటికప్పుడు నా ఆరోగ్య పరిస్థితిని మీకు తెలియచేస్తాను. pic.twitter.com/qtU9eCIEwp
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) November 9, 2020
The 65-year-old actor, along with Nagarjuna, had met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao last week regarding the opening of theatres.
Meanwhile, talking about 'Acharya', the film stars Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. It is produced by Chiranjeevi's actor son Ram Charan, who also has a supporting role in the film.
'Acharya' is directed by Koratala Siva and is slated to release in the later half of 2021.