Akshay Kumar tests Covid-19 positive, won’t attend Cannes Film Festival: ‘Was looking forward to rooting for our cinema’

Actor Akshay Kumar said on Saturday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. The actor revealed that he will not be able to attend the Cannes Film Festival, which begins on May 17. Akshay said he was “really looking forward to rummaging through our cinema” in the Indian pavilion there. (Read also | Emotional Akshay Kumar suffocates at launch of Prithviraj trailer, wants film shown in schools)

On Twitter, the actor wrote: “Really looked forward to rooting for our cinema at the India Pavilion at # Cannes2022, but has unfortunately tested positive for Covid. Will rest it. Lots of congratulations to you and your entire team, @ianuragthakur. Will really miss being there. “

The actor revealed that he will not be able to attend the Cannes Film Festival.

This is the second time in over a year that Akshay Kumar has been diagnosed with coronavirus. In April 2021, he tweeted that he had tested positive for Covid-19. “I want to inform everyone that earlier this morning I tested positive for covid-19. After all the protocols, I immediately isolated myself. I am in home quarantine and have sought the necessary medical care. I would sincerely ask all those who have come in contact “with me to get tested and take care of themselves. Again in action very soon”, he wrote.

After Akshay’s recovery, Mrs Twinkle Khanna had updated fans on his health by sharing a caricature with her husband. The actor who became a writer had shared the art on Instagram, “Safe and healthy and good to have him back. #Allizwell.” Akshay was hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus in April 2021.

At the same time, Akshay will be seen next time in Prithviraj together with Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar. Prithviraj is the director of Chandraprakash Dwivedi. The film stars Akshay as King Prithviraj Chauhan of the Chauhan Dynasty. Sonu Sood and Sanjay Dutt are also part of the film, which will be shown in cinemas on June 3. Prithviraj is released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Recently talked about Hari Har, the first song from the movie Akshay called it “one of the most patriotic songs he has heard throughout his acting career”. As quoted by the news agency ANI, Akshay had said, “Hari Har is the soul of the film and greets Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan’s daring spirit who sacrificed everything to protect his homeland from the ruthless intruder, Mohammad of Ghor. Hari Har is full of the mighty king’s determination to protect India, which is why I am so deeply committed to the song. “

He added: “It captures the essence of Samrat Prithviraj’s life and represents the strong value system that made him the fearless king he became. Hari Har is a song I fell in love with from the very first music listening exercise. Even today, I listen to it very often because it’s one of the most patriotic songs I’ve heard in my entire acting career. “

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