Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia has been hospitalized after testing positive for the coronavirus, the news of her COVID-19 diagnosis comes a month after her parents tested positive. The Tollywood star has reportedly been admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad. It is believed that Bhatia showed symptoms while filming a web-series in the city after which she had tests done for COVID-19, reports TV channel, TV9 Telugu.
Bhatia shared a social media post saying, “My parents were showing mild COVID-19 symptoms over the weekend and as a precautionary measure, everyone at home underwent tests immediately. The results have just come I, and unfortunately, my parents have tested positive. The necessary authorities have been updated of their situation and we are complying with the precautionary guidelines. The rest of the family members, including myself and the staff have tested negative. By the Grace of God they are coping well and all your prayers and blessings will put them on the road to recovery.”
Her COVID-19 diagnosis comes news comes a month after her parents tested positive for the coronavirus. In August, the actor had shared an update on Twitter where she revealed that she along with her other staff members were also tested and their reports have come out negative. On the work front, she is set to share screen space with Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui for the first time in Bole Chudiyan, a romantic comedy helmed by Shamas Nawab Siddiqui.
Tamannaah’s upcoming films include sports drama Seetimaarr with Gopichand, directed by Sampath Nandi. The director had shared an update with fans saying that he and Gopichand have been working to create a “feasible shooting schedule” to ensure the cast and crew’s safety amid the pandemic, writes The News Minute. Seetimarr is bankrolled by Srinivasa Chitturi and also stars Digangana Suryavanshi, Rahman, Pradeep Rawat, Dev Gill, Tanikella Bharani, Subbaraju, Ajay, Jayaprakash, and Preethi Asrani in pivotal roles.
The actress is set to reprise Tabu’s role in the Telugu remake of Andhadhun, while Nabha Natesh will essay the part portrayed by Radhika Apte. Nithiin will be in the main lead brought to life by Ayushmann Khurrana in the original. The project is being directed by Merlapaka Gandhi.