Dilip Kumar is in isolation as precautionary measure against coronavirus
97 years old veteran actor Dilip Kumar, took to Twitter to reveal that he’s in complete isolation. He also revealed that wife Saira Banu isn’t taking chances, and has decided to isolate him as a precautionary measure. “I am under complete isolation and quarantine due to #CoronavirusOutbreak. Saira has left nothing to chance, ensuring I do not catch any infection,” Dilip Kumar tweeted.
He also urged his fans to stay home as far as possible and follow the guidelines told by the health department. “I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders. Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others,” Dilip Kumar added in a second tweet.
The coronavirus has already led several Hollywood stars like Tom Hanks, Idris Elba and Bollywood productions being equivocated. Earlier today, it was reported that Disney has stopped work on two TV series, Last Man Standing and The Orville, amid coronavirus outbreak.
And also the release dates of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ and Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra’s ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Feraar’ have been pushed. This comes after a government mandate of shutting schools, colleges, movie theatres, and malls up to March 31 in some parts of the country to control the spread of the novel virus. Irrfan’s ‘Angrezi Medium’ will be re-released on March 31, once the theatres reopen.