Veteran actor Himani Shivpuri has tested positive for Covid-19 and shared the same on her Instagram account. She had just resumed the shoot of her comedy show, Happu Ki Ultan Paltan and said despite the fact that adequate safety measures were followed on the sets, she still doesn’t know the way she contracted the disease.
Making an announcement on Instagram on Saturday, 60-year-old Himani wrote, “Gud morning this to notify you that I tested positive for Covid.Anyone who has come in contact with me kindly get yourself tested.”
Himani plays Katori Devi Singh, mother of the titular character on Happu Ki Ultan Paltan. Her co-star Kamna Pathak, who plays her daughter-in-law Rajesh Happu Singh on the show, reacted to the post, “Recuperate soon Amma. Love you” along side hug and kiss emojis.
The actor said she is receiving remedy at Holy Spirit hospital in suburban Mumbai on the advice of her doctors. “The doctor suggested I will have to get admitted to Holy Spirit hospital because I am 60-year-old and I have history of diabetes. So today morning I got admitted. Shivpuri told PTI. “I do not know how I got COVID-19… Nobody seems to realize where one would get it from,” the actor added.
Earlier, expressing her concerns approximately working amid coronavirus pandemic, Himani had told Hindustan Times in an interview, “I used to be so scared to go out and shoot, I’m still scared. It’s a scary situation. But people who’re above the age will have to not be sidelined. In this profession, as you grow older, the work besides lessens. They’re feeling very poor approximately it. We don’t even get pension, jitna milta hai woh way of life care for karne me chala jaata hai. As we’re growing, paise kam ho rahe hai, so we wish to work.”
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Recently, Happu Ki Ultan Paltan producer Sanjay Kohli also tested positive for Covid-19. He said in a remark, “I have tested COVID positive. The authorities have been informed. I have lonely myself and I am under home quarantine following the advice of doctors and authorities. All who have been in near proximity with me in the previous couple of days are requested to please get themselves tested. Thank you all for supporting us in these trying times. I pray for all humanity to triumph over this virus at the earliest.”
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