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Mahesh Babu tests positive for COVID-19

Telugu star Mahesh Babu has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Thursday (January 6), the actor took to Instagram and informed his fans about his health. A few days back, his sister-in-law and actress Shilpa Shirodkar, who lives in Dubai also contracted the virus.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 06, 2022 23:11 IST
Mahesh Babu
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Mahesh Babu tests positive for COVID-19

Highlights

  • Mahesh Babu was in Dubai to celebrate New Year with his family
  • He will be seen in Sarkaru Vaari Paata
  • Recently, his sister-in-law Shilpa Shirodkar also tested Covid-19 positive

Telugu star Mahesh Babu has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Thursday (January 6), the actor took to Instagram and informed his fans about his health. He shared that he has mild symptoms and is currently in home isolation. "To all my fans and well-wishers, Despite taking all the necessary precautions, I've tested positive for COVID-l9 with mild symptoms. I've isolated myself at home and have been following medical guidance," he wrote.

"Request all those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested. I urge everyone who's not taken their vaccination to do so immediately, as it reduces the risk of severe symptoms and hospitalization. Please follow the COVID norms and stay safe. Can't wait to be back. Love," he added.

Mahesh was in Dubai, chilling with his wife Namrata Shirodkar and kids during the new year. He wished his fans and followers bys sharing a family picture. He captioned the image, "Trust the magic of new beginnings! Be happy, be kind, be grateful! Happy New Year #2022! Stay safe everyone. Love you all "

A few days back, his sister-in-law and actress Shilpa Shirodkar, who lives in Dubai, announced on social media that she had tested positive for Covid-19. However, yesterday the actress revealed that she has been tested negative after almost a week.

On the work front, Mahesh is all set to work with director Trivikaram Srinivas for a new film. Mahesh Babu took to Instagram and shared a picture from his meeting with Srinivas, producer Naga Vamsi Suryadevara, and music composer Thaman Shivakumar Ghantasala. "Work and chill... productive afternoon with the team!! #TrivikramSrinivas @vamsi84 @MusicThaman #Dubai," he captioned the image.

Srinivas, Shivakumar and Suryadevara went all the way to Dubai to meet Mahesh Babu and discuss the film. The movie will go on floors after completion of Mahesh Babu's 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata'.