Molkki leads Amar Upadhyay and Priyal Mahajan test COVID positive; Actors self-quarantine at home
The scare of the novel Coronavirus has become more rampant. Several actors from the Indian Television industry and Bollywood have tested positive for COVID-19. Now, two lead actors of Colors TV show have contracted the virus. We’re talking about Molkki lead actors Amar Upadhyay and Priyal Mahajan. Yes, Molkki stars Amar Upadhyay and Priyal Mahajan have tested COVID positive.
According to a report in the Times of India, both Amar Upadhyay and Priyal Mahajan are asymptomatic. The two Molkki actors have self-quarantined at home. While Priyal tested COVID positive a week back, Amar learnt that he has been diagnosed with the virus 4-5 days ago. With both the leads testing COVID positive, the track of Molkki will undergo some changes.
A source close to the show told TOI, “There was an interesting track coming up in Molkki, but it will be postponed now. The makers have changed the track.” The source also revealed that the team does not have a big bank of episodes. The current track of Molkki revolves around Purvi’s (Priyal) kidnapping.”
Amar gave his health update and shared that he does not have any cough, cold or fever. In fact, he feels full of energy and joked about walking up the wall. He expressed, “I was so happy shooting, that sitting in isolation feels like punishment. I have been shooting continuously since the past few months.”
The actor shared that h was also shooting for his role in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. Amar said that he has no idea how he contracted the virus after maintaining safety. “Now, I will have to sit at home and do nothing for 14 days. I am hoping that my reports come back negative soon so that I can get back to work,” he added.
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Priyal also shared that she has no symptoms of COVID-19. The actress said that the Molkki team was taking all safety precautions but despite that, she got infected. “Right now, I am just sitting at home, relaxing and waiting to test negative, so that I can resume work,” she shared.
Molkki revolves around an age-old tradition, wherein poor girls marry a rich man in exchange for money. In the show, Purvi is married to a widower for money. The show airs on Colors.