Actor Sharad Malhotra, who IS currently essaying the role of Bakshi Jagabandhu in the popular show Vidrohi, has tested positive for COVID. According to a source close to the actor, “Sharad and wife Ripci recently went for a trip for New Year’s to Shimla after which he experienced a few symptoms. He tested positive on Wednesday afternoon. Sharad is now having mild symptoms and is under home quarantine.”
The producers of the show Subrat Sinha and Bodhisattva, confirmed the news in a chat with BT and shared, “Actor Sharad Malhotra who is an integral part of the TV show Vidrohi has tested positive for COVID-19 today. Though he was not shooting with us for the past few days, as soon as he informed us, the entire cast and crew were tested. The BMC has been informed and the sets have been fumigated and sterilized as per the protocol. Currently, Sharad is receiving medical attention and is under home quarantine. We are constantly in touch with the entire team as their health is our priority. We stand by our commitment to safety and will continue to ensure that all measures prescribed by the authorities are being adhered to.”
We wish Sharad a speedy recovery.