Mumbai: Neetu Kapoor, and Varun Dhawan tested positive for the novel coronavirus while shooting for Raj Mehta’s ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo‘. The film also stars Anil Kapoor and Kiara Advani, both of whom tested negative for COVID-19. The shooting of the film has now been halted till the actors recover, India Today reported.
‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo’ is being directed by Raj Mehta. The film, which marks Neetu’s comeback post her husband Rishi Kapoor’s death earlier in the year, went on floors last month. On Diwali, Anil Kapoor had shared two photos with his co-stars along with his wife, Sunita Kapoor. In the caption, Anil Kapoor wrote, “Happy Diwali!! Sab Khush Raho Aur Jug Jugg Jeeyo! #loveandlight.”
The actress had shared a picture before boarding the flight to Chandigarh. She thanked her husband, late actor Rishi Kapoor, for encouraging her to do this.
Neetu Kapoor wrote, “My first flight, in these scary times !! Nervousss for this journey !! While Kapoor Sahab, you aren’t here holding my hand, I know you are with me .. #RnR thank you for encouraging me to do this..#jugjuggjeeyo P.S. – We are all Covid tested and safe, hence removed mask while taking picture.