After Rupali Ganguly, Sudhanshu Pandey and Tassnim Sheikh, two more stars of Anupamaa serial, Alpana Buch and Nidhi Shah test have tested positive for coronavirus. While Alpana plays the role of Baa, Nidhi portrays the character of Kinjal. Both the actresses shared this news on their social media handles. While Alpana wrote, "Since childhood our parents. Teachers. Gurus.everyone teach us to be positive in life.Today I hv finally become positive. I m taking all precautions n medications. Home qurentine. It's my social responsibility to infrom. Please don't call..or .message..only ur wishes n prayers needed." Nidhi shared a note on her Insta-story about being tested positive and informing that she is under quarantine.
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Producer of the show, Rajan Shahi, shared an official statement after both the actors tested positive, which reads, “Actresses Alpana Buch and Nidhi Shah who are an integral part of the TV show Anupamaa have tested positive for COVID-19. As soon as the symptoms were detected, both actresses received medical help and have quarantined themselves. Immediately thereupon the entire cast and crew were isolated and tested. The BMC is informed and the sets will be fumigated and sterilized as per the protocol. We are constantly in touch with the entire team as their health is our priority. We stand by our commitment to safety and will continue to ensure that all measures prescribed by the authorities are being adhered to.”
Tassnim Sheikh, who tested positive on Friday, shared the news on her Instagram, where she wrote, "This is to inform everybody that i have tested Covid +ve a couple of days ago.However i m going to be fighting it with all my will & I am sure I will come out as a stronger person with this experience. Requesting everybody who has come in contact with me for the last couple of days to get themselves tested and quarantine themselves. Keep me in your prayers."
Apart from Anupamaa, shows like Wagle Ki Duniya, Indian Idol 12, Dance Deewane 3 and others got affected due to the second wave of coronavirus.
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