Actor Manoj Bajpayee has tested positive for Covid-19 and the shoot of his film, Despatch had to be halted. The film’s director Kanu Behl had tested positive for the virus, according to reports.
In an official statement, Bajpayee’s team said on medication and in quarantine at home. The statement read: “Manoj Bajpayee has tested Covid positive after his director was infected with it. The shoot has stopped and will resume in a couple of months. Manoj Bajpayee is on medication and recovering well. He is in self-quarantine at home and following all precautions”.
Produced by Ronnie Screwala, Despatch is an investigative thriller.
The second season of Amazon Prime Video original series The Family Man 2, featuring Bajpayee in lead, is also ready for release.