EXCLUSIVE: After Ranbir Kapoor, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali tests positive for Covid

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As COVID 19 cases see a rise in Maharashtra, it was recently reported that Ranbir Kapoor tested COVID 19 positive. Though no official confirmation has been received on the same, uncle Randhir Kapoor was quoted saying that he is not sure of what Ranbir has been diagnosed with but confirmed him being ill. While we await a health update on him, Bollywood Bubble has got to know that filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has also tested COVID 19 positive.

According to reliable sources, “Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently quarantining in his office and his mother has also taken a COVID test. ” Looks like the filmmaker-actor duo contracted the virus during the same time. Given the development, the shooting for Gangubai Kathiawadi has been stalled till further notice. Alia Bhatt too has been in quarantine and has taken a COVID test, results for which are awaited. Meanwhile, Gangubai Kathiawadi cast and crew are also being tested for COVID at the moment and have been asked to quarantine. We reached out to the filmmaker’s spokesperson but didn’t get a response.

On the other hand, the shooting for Brahmastra starring Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt has also been stalled given that Kapoor has tested positive for COVID 19. Gangubai Kathiawadi’s first poster released recently and Alia’s first look was loved by all. The actress will be seen in a never-seen-before avatar and had prepped a lot in order to get into the skin of Gangubai. The film has been made on a huge budget and the set has been constructed in Film City, Mumbai. Gangubai Kathiawadi, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is slated for a release in July.

Meanwhile, earlier Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, among others had also been treated for COVID and have recovered now.

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