Akshay Kumar tests positive for Covid-19 again, to miss Cannes

Akshay Kumar has tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time and would not be able to attend the Cannes Film Festival in 2022. The actor shared the update on his Twitter account last Saturday.

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

Akshay would walk the red carpet at Cannes 2022 with music master AR Rahman, actors R. Madhavan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nayanthara and Tamannaah Bhatia, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, Censor Board boss Prasoon Joshi and two-time Grammy winner Ricky Kej, among others.

The star had tested Covid-19 positively last year in April. He was then admitted to hospital, as a precaution, after being in home quarantine.

(With input from IANS)

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