Popular director and actor Raj Chakroborty has tested positive for coronavirus. The actor took to twitter to announce the news.
The actor is under home quarantine. Other family members including wife Subhashree Ganguly will undergo the test. Raj's father is hospitalised due to other ailments but he tested negative for the virus, sources suggest. The actor is expecting his first child with wife and actress Subhashree this September.
Raj was actively involved in his project amid the outbreak and attended a few meetings. He was busy with his film commitments as well as his TV show 'Kopal Kundala', which is being produced by his house.
Raj tweeted, "I have been tested COVID-19 positive. My father has been hospitalized recently, but he has been tested negative both the time. In home quarantine right now. Rest of my family members will be testing for COVID-19 too. These are the trying times."
After his tweet, Raj Chakraborty received wishes for a speedy recovery.
Parambrata Chatterjee tweeted, "Prayers are with you bhai. You'll be fine and your family too! Not to worry! God bless. @iamrajchoco"
Priyanka Sarkar posted on Twitter, "Please take care. Prayer for your speedy recovery. Everything will be fine."
"Oh! Prayers for your speedy recovery," filmmaker Satrajit Sen said via Twitter.
Prior to this, Ranjit Mallick, his wife, Koel Mallick, her hubby Nishpal Singh, actors Vivaan Ghosh, Neel Bhattacharya from team Krishnakoli tested positive for the virus. Actor Surajit Bandyopadhyay also tested positive for the virus. There are few more COVID-19 cases reported in the TV and film industry.