July 13 : While film and television actors were slowly resuming shooting on the sets amid unlock 2, some of them have tested COVID-19 positive. After Amitabh Bachchan and his family tested positive for the virus, Star Plus TV serial Kasautii Zindagii Kay actor Parth Samthaan has also tested positive of COVID-19.
Parth took to his Instagram handle and informed his fans and followers that he has been tested COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms, and has been self-quarantined at home. The actor asked everyone who had come in close proximity with him to get tested.
On hearing Parth’s health condition, Ekta Kapoor, the producer of Kasautii Zindagii Kay, cancelled the shoot of the show for three days and the studio has been sanitised thoroughly. The studio has been sealed as well. The cast and crew of the show had just started filming post unlock 2.
Star Plus also took to the social media and informed its viewers that due to Parth’s current health condition, Kasautii Zindagii Kay will not be telecast from today, till shoots resume again after Parth recovers.
The shoot of the TV series Kumkum Bhagya, Kundali Bhagya and Pavitra Bhagya were also stalled because they were all shot in the same studio. Ekta Kapoor took to her Instagram handle and wrote “Get well soon Parth! @the_parthsamthaan ‘Kasauti...’ is waiting for its ‘Hero’! She also shared a teaser of Parth’s upcoming web series Mein Hero Boll Raha Hoon.