After Ranbir Kapoor, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has tested positive for COVID-19. Reports suggest that he contracted the virus on the sets of his upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt in the lead role.
Indian Express quoted a source as saying, “SLB has tested positive for Covid-19, and he is under self quarantine, Alia too has quarantined herself since SLB and Ranbir both have tested positive. Everybody who has come in contact with Sanjay have taken the test.”
As per the reports, the filmmaker and the crew of the film have gone under home quarantine. While an official confirmation about the same is awaited, as per reports, the shooting of Gangubai Kathiawadi is put on hold.
Gangubai Kathiawadi is Bhansali’s 10th directorial and is set to release on July 30. The story revolves on the life of Gangubai Kathiawadi, the madam of a brothel in Kamathipura, and is based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens Of Mumbai.