South Superstar Chiranjeevi Tests Corona Positive
Hyderabad: Telugu superstar and politician K Chiranjeevi has tested coronavirus positive. He had met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao only two days ago.
On Saturday, Chiranjeevi along with fellow actor Akkineni Nagarjuna met Rao. All three appeared without masks in television news reports, IANS reported.
“Took a test for Covid-19 before resuming period drama ‘Acharya’ film’s shoot as a protocol and unfortunately tested positive,” Chiranjeevi was quoted as saying by the news agency.
The 65-year-old Praja Rajyam party founder and former central minister said he was asymptomatic at present. He in self-quarantine at his home in Hyderabad.
“Request all those who met me in the last few days to also undergo Covid tests. Will update on my recovery soon,” he was quoted as saying.
Actor Nagendra Babu, Chiranjeevi’s younger brother and comedy shows’ judge, had also tested positive recently but recovered. Babu had also donated his blood plasma