Tamil Actor Suriya test Covid positive, shooting postponed

Tamil actor Surya Kovid 19 has been confirmed. Surya himself confirmed the disease and shared it on social media. The actor is under observation in Chennai. He said his health had improved after treatment and caution should be exercised against the Kovid epidemic. He thanked the doctors and nurses who treated him.

Ricky was diagnosed with the disease when he started shooting for director Pandiraj’s new film. The shooting was postponed after Kovid confirmed it. Suriya took to Twitter to inform fans that he had tested positive for Covid 19. He added that he was undergoing treatment and that he was feeling much better. Tamil actor Suriya on Sunday took to Twitter to reveal that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.


He tweeted in Tamil, that says, “ I am undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and am better now. Let us all realize that life hasn’t returned to normalcy yet. We also cannot be filled with fear and let life come to a standstill. We still need to be careful and safe. Lots of love and gratitude to the dedicated doctors and medical staff standing by my side.”
On behalf of his works, Suriya has multiple projects in his kitty. He was recently seen in Tamil biographical drama, Soorarai Pottru, which skipped theatrical release and premiered on Amazon Prime directly. The film was based on the life of Captain GR Gopinath of Air Deccan.

Suriya recently completed shooting for the upcoming Netflix original film Navarasa. This project marks Suriya’s reunion with director Gautham Menon after many years. They had previously worked together in Tamil films Kaakha Kaakha and Vaaranam Aayiram. Navarasa is a joint venture between Netflix India and filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who is bankrolling the project along with filmmaker Jayendra. The film will feature nine shorts directed by nine filmmakers on the theme of nine ‘rasas’. The film highlights are actors Suriya and Vijay Sethupathi. And Suriya also has a film committed with filmmakers Vetrimaaran and Siva. While Vetrimaaran’s film will be based on the book Vaadivasal by CS Chellappa, Siva’s film is expected to be a rural-based story.