Ranbir Kapoor Tests Positive for Covid-19, Alia Under Precautionary Home Quarantine

Actor Ranbir Kapoor tested positive for Covid-19, on March 9th. He is on medication and living in quarantine at home. Ranbir's mother Neetu Kapoor took to Instagram to share her son's health update.

Sharing a photo of Ranbir, Neetu wrote, "Thank you for your concern and your good wishes. Ranbir has tested positive for Covid-19. He is on medication and recovering well. He is in self quarantine at home and following all precautions."

Commenting on Neetu's post, fans and followers shared their wishes for Ranbir's speedy recovery. Ranbir's sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also took to her Instagram story to share a selfie with her ailing brother.

Meanwhile, Ranbir’s girlfriend Alia Bhatt too is under quarantine as filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, with who she was shooting for their upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi, has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.The filmmaker is under home quarantine too. 

"Sanjay Leela Bhansali has tested positive for Covid-19, and he is under self quarantine, Alia too has quarantined herself since SLB and Ranbir both have tested positive. Everybody who has come in contact with Sanjay have taken the test," a source close to the film's team told indianexpress.com on Tuesday. 

On the work front, Ranbir has been busy shooting for Ayan Mukerji's action fantasy film Brahmastra alongside Alia Bhatt. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna Akkineni and Mouni Roy. However, it is being speculated that shoot will be temporarily stalled with the lead actor contracting Covid-19.