LAST UPDATED: March 16, 2021, 2:53 p.m.
Kolkata. Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta was tested positive for Covid-19. She shared the news on social media.
“I have tested positive for Covid-19 but I want to inform you all that I am feeling fine. I am asymptomatic and following all the required protocols and precautions advised by my doctor and authorities,” she tweeted.
Sengupta said that she is currently in Singapore and had quarantined herself at recovery centre.
Sengupta won the national award in 1997 for Dahan.
Initially promoted as the carbon copy of Satabdi Roy, Sengupta made her screen debut opposite Kushal Chakraborty in the Bengali fantasy TV series Shwet Kapot (1989) directed by the latter and broadcast on DD Bangla.
She was catapulted to stardom after she made her big screen debut with Prabhat Roy’s National Award-winning Bengali film Shwet Patharer Thala She made her Bollywood debut with Partho Ghosh’s Teesra Kaun (1994). She had a very successful on screen collaboration with Prosenjit, Chiranjeet and Manna.