Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali tests Covid positive

Dubai - Shooting of Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi put on hold as filmmaker and crew told to undergo quarantine.

By Web Report

Published: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 1:47 PM

Last updated: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 1:48 PM

After Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, it’s now filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali who has tested positive for coronavirus.

According to reports, the director was shooting for his upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi with Alia Bhatt in Mumbai when he fell ill.

Bhansali and the film’s crew, including Bhatt, have been instructed to undergo home quarantine. The shooting of movie has reportedly been put on hold.

As soon as he tested positive, the filmmaker reportedly got his mother tested - she has tested negative.

The story of Gangubai Kathiawadi revolves around the life of Gangubai Kothewali, a brothel boss in the notorious red area of Mumbai known as Kamathipura. Bhatt plays the lead in the film.


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