new Delhi: The coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill, affecting the functioning of many countries. The COVID-19 crisis severely affected the entertainment industry as many TV shows aired and films were delayed. The makers of films like J Jug Jug Jeeto, Gi Atrangi Re and Ooot Bhoot Police have started shooting for their projects after removing some restrictions. Last month, the cast and crew of the film The Jug Jug Jio starring Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani also started shooting for the upcoming film.
Things were going smoothly until Varun Dhawan and Neetu Singh tested positive for COVID-19. The film’s director Raj Mehta was also found to be infected with the virus. Kiara Advani and Anil Kapoor have tested negative for coronovirus. Kapoor brushed aside all the rumors on his Instagram and informed his fans about his test report. He thanked his fans for their concern and best wishes.
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According to a report in a leading daily, Varun, Neetu and Raj are showing mild symptoms. He has isolated himself in Chandigarh, where he was shooting. Tinsel Towns are following all the required protocols suggested by the Star Government. The report says that Anil Kapoor has already returned to Mumbai while Kiara will fly back on Saturday (December 5).
The makers had planned to shoot in Chandigarh by December 24; However, the shoot was stopped after the actors detected the virus. The team hopes to resume shooting by mid-December, as everyone recovers from the virus.
A source told Mumbai Mirror, “Varun, Neetu and Raj will take a repeat test and once everyone does a negative test and shoot again, the shooting will start by mid-December. The makers have given a few days before the wedding sequence. There was a shooting with a mob. The report states that the three celebs are believed to have shrunk the virus during the shooting.
‘Jug Jug Jeyo’ is being directed by Raj Mehta, who has produced the film New Good Nouveau starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani. The comedy drama released last year was a box office hit.
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‘Jug Jug Jeyo’ also stars YouTuber Prajakta Kohli and Manish Paul in lead roles.
We wish Neetu, Varun and Raj to get well soon.