Prem Chopra and his better half hospitalized for COVID-19


Veteran entertainer Prem Chopra and his better half Uma Chopra were on Monday admitted to a hospital in the wake of testing positive for COVID-19, a doctor treating the couple said.

As told by Dr. Jalil Parkar, the 86-year-old veteran and his wife are admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here. Both are probably going to be released in “a day or 2”, he added.“Prem Chopra and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 and were admitted under Dr Jalil Parkar in Lilavati hospital for treatment.

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Prem Chopra with Amitabh Bachchan

“They both have received the monoclonal antibody cocktail and are recuperating well. Hopefully (he) will be discharged in a day or two. At the age of 86 years (he) is responding quite well,” Parkar said in an assertion. Prem Chopra, known for playing an antagonist role in Hindi movies like Bobby, Do Raaste, and Kati Patang, is the most recent Bollywood person to have gotten the infection.

In the meantime, on Sunday, 2 January, director Rahul Rawail tested positive for COVID-19. The producer is as of now under isolation and taking all the necessary precautions. The 70-year-old director had gotten the infection last week. The same was shared by the director. Rawail has directed movies like Arjun in 1983 and Betaab in 1985.

Actress Delnaaz Irani has tested positive for COVID-19 and is as of now under home quarantine, makers of her new show said on Monday. The entertainer will be seen on the show Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey which is set to air from Monday. As indicated by a statement from makers Rajesh Ram Singh and Pradeep Kumar of Cockcrow and Shaika Entertainment, the makers have got the whole cast and team tested COVID-19.

“Delnaaz Irani who is an integral part of the TV show Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey has tested positive for COVID-19. As soon as the symptoms were detected, she received medical help and has quarantined herself. Immediately thereupon the entire cast and crew were isolated and tested,” the makers said in an assertion.

Entertainer Alaya F had tested positive for COVID-19 a week prior and later she was tested negative for the infection. Different actors who tested positive for COVID incorporate John Abraham and his wife Priya Runchal, producer Ekta Kapoor, entertainers Mrunal Thakur, Nora Fatehi, producer Rhea Kapoor and her spouse Karan Boolani.Ekta Kapoor 2

On Sunday, Mumbai recorded a lofty ascent in the day-by-day Covid cases with 8,063 infections, which was 1,763 a larger number than the figure added to the count on Saturday.