Akshay Kumar Tests Positive for COVID-19; Will Skip Cannes Festival

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  • Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19 for the second time in a year.
  • Akshay was expected to walk the Cannes Festival this year.
  • Akshay shared the news through Twitter.

Akshay Kumar on Saturday shared on social media that he will not be attending Cannes Film Festival 2022 as he has tested positive for Covid-19. A disappointed Akshay tweeted, “Was really looking forward to rooting for our cinema at the India Pavilion at #Cannes2022, but have sadly tested positive for Covid. Will rest it out. Loads of best wishes to you and your entire team, @ianuragthakur. Will really miss being there.”

Earlier this week it was reported that Akshay Kumar will walk the Cannes 2022 red carpet alongside music maestro AR Rahman, R Madhavan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nayanthara, Tamannah Bhatia, Shekar Kapur, CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi, Ricky kej amongst others.

The superstar tested positive for the second time in a year. In April 2021, he tweeted that he had tested positive for Covid-19. “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols, I have immediately isolated myself. I’m under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care. Back in action very soon,” he wrote.

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