Actor Manoj Bajpayee has tested positive for coronavirus and his team confirmed that he is currently in quarantine at his home. For the unversed, Manoj had been filming for an OTT movie. The shoot has been brought to halt for now.
According to reports, his team said in a statement—
Manoj Bajpayee has tested Covid positive after his director was infected with it. The shoot has stopped and will resume in a couple of months. Manoj Bajpayee is on medication and recovering well. He is in self-quarantine at home and following all precautions.
The ‘Satya’ actor was shooting for ‘Despatch’, which is being helmed by Kanu Behl. It is bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala and will be shot in London, Delhi and Mumbai.
It was recently when Manoj Bajpayee had rubbished the rumours of the second season of The Family Man being cancelled. There were speculations that The Family Season 2 has been shelved after the OTT streaming platform, Amazon Prime Video was going through some legal troubles for their other shows like Tandav and Mirzapur.
To address the rumours and clear the air, the actor had taken to his social media handle. His tweet read, “Absolute nonsense !!! Quite amazed that there is not even a single name appeared to authenticate this article or news whatever you call it. BS BS BS !!!! arey bhai director se hi baat kar lo ya OTT se .bas kisi tarah ek shagufa chhodna hai.” Manoj had also mentioned the makers of the show, Raj and DK along with Amazon Prime Video in his tweet.