Veteran actor Kiran Kumar tests positive for coronavirus
Actor Kiran Kumar Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Says 'I've Quarantined Myself At Home'
Veteran actor Kiran Kumar has tested positive for coronavirus. The actor popular for his work on small and big screen has revealed that he is currently under home quarantine. The 74-year-old actor said that he went to a hospital on May 14 and was tested for COVID-19. Kiran Kumar revealed that he is also asymptomatic.
Speaking to PTI Dhadkan actor said, “I am asymptomatic. On May 14, I went to the hospital for a medical check-up, where the COVID-19 test was mandatory. So I got myself tested and the result was positive but I had no symptoms then, nor do I have any now. There’s no fever, no cough, I’m fine and have self-quarantined at home.”
The veteran added, “My family lives on the second floor of the building and I’m currently on the third floor. On May 26 or May 27, I am going to get my second test done. At the moment I’m absolutely fine.”
Kiran Kumar, is the son of celebrated film actor Jeevan. He is best known for his work on TV shows like Zindagi, Ghutan, Sahil, Manzil, Grihasti, Katha Sagar, Aur Phir Ek Din, Papa, Miilee and Chhajje Chajje Ka Pyar. He had made a name for himself in Bollywood films such as Khudgarz, Tezaab, Khuda Gawah, Brothers, LOC: Kargil, Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, Dhadkan, and English Babu Desi Mem, among many others.
Kiran Kumar is married to Sushma Verma, a former actress, with whom he has two children.
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor was one of the first well-known Indian celebrities to test positive for the Covid-19. Later film producer Karim Morani, actor Purab Kohli and many others also tested positive.