Superstar Ram Charan revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and urged everyone around him to get themselves tested.
Ram Charan took to his social media profile and shared a statement, in which he revealed that he is asymptomatic and he is currently quarantined at home. He tweeted, “Request all that have been around me in the past couple of days to get tested. More updates on my recovery soon"
The statement read, “I have tested positive for COVID-19. No symptoms and quarantined and home. Hope to heal soon and come out stronger."
Last month, Ram Charan's father and veteran actor Chiranjeevi tweeted that he tested positive. However, he later explained that he was COVID-negative and that his initial test result turned out to be positive due to a "faulty PCR-kit."
Ram Charan is best known for starring in several hits like Magadheera, Racha, Naayak, Yevadu, Dhruva, Rangasthalam and Zanjeer. He has also produced films such as Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and Khaidi No 150. Ram Charan's next project as an actor is RRR, which is being helmed by Baahubali director SS Rajamouli.
The film will also feature Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and Jr NTR. It is set in the 1920's and it is a fictitious story based on two legendary freedom fighters - Alluri Seetharamaraju and Komaram Bheem, who fought against the British Raj and the Nizam of Hyderabad, respectively.