New Delhi: Actor Vikrant Massey on Sunday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under self-quarantine. The actor took to Instagram to post the update. He wrote that he contracted the virus despite following necessary precautions while shooting. The 33-year-old asked those who came in contact with him to also get tested for the virus.Vikrant also urged people to step out of their homes only if necessary.While he had begun filming for Red Chillies Entertainment’s thriller Love Hostel last month, it’s unclear which project the actor was currently working on.
Putting up the post, he wrote, “Hello all, despite necessary precautions on shoot, I have tested Covid positive. In self quarantine. Requesting all those who’ve come in close contact with me in the last few days, to get yourself tested, ASAP. I’m taking the prescribed medications & adequate rest and currently doing fine.” He urged people to be careful and added, “Urging everyone to do the basics right and step out of your homes, ONLY IF NECESSARY. ” Taking to the caption, he wrote, “Kripya Dhyan De.”
On the work front, Vikrant has several films in his kitty. Vikrant will be seen in Haseen Dilruba in which he will be starred opposite Taapsee Pannu. The film is being helmed by Vinil Mathew. He also wrapped up the shoot of his forthcoming film Mumbaikar in which he will share the screen space with Vijay Sethupathi, Sanjay Mishra, Tanya Maniktala, and Ranvir Shorey, among others. The film is directed by Santosh Sivan. The film is the remake of the Tamil film Maanagaram.
Earlier, many actors from the film fraternity tested positive for coronavirus, including Paresh Rawal, Milind Soman, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Rohit Saraf, Ranbir Kapoor, Aamir Khan, among others.