Author-producer Sutapa Sikdar says she has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and mourned the lack of a relative, whose funeral she couldn’t attend as a consequence of her prognosis. Sikdar, spouse of late actor Irrfan Khan, gave a well being replace to her followers on Fb Tuesday. The producer, who had backed the 2016 Irrfan-starrer “Madaari”, wrote in regards to the passing away of the actor’s aunt at whose place the couple had stayed once they first shifted to Mumbai.
Sikdar, 54, stated she was unhappy she couldn’t pay her final respects regardless of residing in the identical metropolis. “While you hear it is optimistic simply as you open your eyes, I used to be relaxation assured it’ll be a damaging day. Mumani Saab! She was one of many uncommon individuals I at all times discovered smiling. She left us for the ahead journey as we speak. Irrfan beloved her, the simplest uncomplicated stunning girl I knew. ‘Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un’.
“Alvida (goodbye) Mumani Saab, your calling me shutoba will ceaselessly ring in my ears. Staying in the identical metropolis I couldn’t even go see her one final time as I used to be examined optimistic what testing instances are these. Please pray for her, she was an excellent soul Certainly,” she wrote.
Amid rising COVID-19 instances, actor Trisha and filmmaker Srijit Mukherji took to their respective Twitter profiles to tell their followers that that they had examined damaging for the virus.
Trisha had contracted the virus shortly earlier than the brand new 12 months in London, UK. Sharing an image of herself on Instagram, the 38-year-old wrote she is lastly able to tackle the brand new 12 months.
“By no means been happier to learn the phrase ‘damaging’ on a report. Thanks all on your love and prayers. Now I am prepared for you 2022,” Trisha wrote.
The “96” star is at present in London.
Mukherji, who had shared his COVID-19 prognosis on Twitter on January 1, thanked his nicely wishers who prayed for his restoration. “I’ve lastly examined damaging for COVID. Thanks all for the get-well-soons, apprehensive queries and even the random demise needs (will advocate voodoo dolls subsequent),” the director quipped.
Mukherji had final 12 months helmed the “Overlook Me Not” section for the Netflix anthology “Ray”. In response to the Union Well being Ministry information up to date on Wednesday, India added 1,94,720 new coronavirus infections taking the full tally of COVID-19 instances to three,60,70,510 which incorporates 4,868 instances of Omicron variant.