Popular Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
The actress is currently staying with her family in Bangalore where her father Former badminton player Prakash Padukone, her mother Ujjala and her sister Anisha have tested positive for Covid-19, reports India TV.
While an official confirmation on behalf of the actress has yet to come, the official handle of International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) tweeted about actress' health update on Tuesday night.
"#Deepika Padukone has tested positive for Covid-19. Get well soon, Deepika!" said a tweet on IIFA.
Confirming the news, entertainment industry tracker Ramesh Bala tweeted: "Actress Deepika Padukone tests positive for Covid. Wishing her a speedy recovery."
Deepika's father Prakash Padukone is currently recovering at a hospital in Bengaluru and is likely to be discharged later this week.
"Around 10 days back, Prakash, his wife (Ujjala) and second daughter (Anisha), they developed symptoms and got themselves tested and the results came out to be positive," Vimal Kumar, a close friend of the legendary shuttler and director at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA), told PTI.
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Deepika has several high-profile films lined up over the next months. She will be seen opposite husband Ranveer Singh in "83", which accounts the saga of India' first cricket World Cup win in 1983. While Ranveer plays the team's captain Kapil Dev, Deepika essays Kapil's wife Romi.
The actress teamed up with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in "The Intern." She will also be seen in "Fighter" and is cast opposite Hrithik Roshan. According to reports, Deepika will also star in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Pathan".