ActorRakul Preet Singhhas shared how she was told about Arjun Kapoor’s Covid-19 diagnosis right before they were to start working on their upcoming film together. Rakul said she was on her flight to Mumbai when she heard about her co-star.
Speaking toMumbai Mirror, Rakul said, “The plane was still on the runway when I got the call. Had I known even half an hour earlier, I wouldn’t have boarded the flight.” Rakul was to shoot with Arjun from September 7 to 14. When she heard about Arjun,she called up Telugu film director Krish, with whom she is working on another prject.
Rakul asked him if they could prepone the shoot, originally scheduled for September 15 but it wasn’t a possibility. “Since they also had to get dates from other stars and permissions, we only started this Thursday,” she said. Rakul later flew back to Hyderabad.
The actor said that she was in Mumbai in August and the film’s crew was tested for Covid-19 ahead of the shoot. While Rakul tested negative, Arjun wasn’t so lucky. “I had tested negative the day before Arjun’s report came. He didn’t come in contact with anyone on the set. I traced back and figured that he might have come in contact with someone infected while I was shooting in Hyderabad,” she said. Rakul added that she has been keeping in touch with Arjun and that he is doing well.
Arjun revealed his coronavirus diagnosis on Sunday. The actor issued a statement and said that he