Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol tested positive for COVID-19. The actor-politician took to Twitter to announce the detection of the virus. The actor in his tweet wrote, “I got myself tested for coronavirus and the result has come back positive. I am in isolation and feeling well. I request that all those who came in contact with me recently should isolate themselves and get tested.”
Earlier on Tuesday, Himachal Pradesh health secretary had shared that Sunny had tested positive.
Sunny is BJP MP from Gurdaspur and had been staying in Kullu district for some days. The health secretary told that according to information received from the district chief medical officer, the MP and his friends were planning to leave for Mumbai, but his Covid-19 test result came out positive on Tuesday.
The 64-year-old actor had undergone a shoulder surgery in Mumbai and was recuperating at a farmhouse near Manali in Kullu district.
Sunny will soon be seen in the sequel for Apne. He will star in the film with his father Dharmendra, brother Bobby Deol and son Karan Deol. The film, which was officially announced by Dharmendra on Sunday, will have a Diwali 2021 theatrical release.
Sunny shared the update on Twitter and said he is looking forward to working on the film. “With the blessings of Babaji and your love, all of us will be seen together, again. Feeling blessed to get a chance to work with my father, brother again this time with my son. #Apne2, in cinemas Diwali 2021,” the actor said.