Prithviraj, the popular actor of the South has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.  He released a statement, saying that he contracted the virus while shooting for his movie, Jana Gana Mana, and is asymptomatic.

Along with Prithviraj, the movie’s director, Dijo Jose has also tested positive, and so have several of the crew members.  He has said that he is asymptomatic and has gone into self-isolation.

With this, he joins the list of celebrities who contracted the virus. One of them was Amitabh Bachchan and his family, including Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Even in the TV industry, several actors who started shooting for serials fell victim to the virus and had to self-isolate for a period of fourteen days.

The Covid-19 situation has created problems for everyone in the movie industry and hampered work. Some celebs have actually started doing something else until the situation improves.