Corona: Actor Ram Charan Tests Positive
"Request all that have been around me in the past couple of days to get tested," wrote Ram Charan
Tollywood: Mega Power Star Ram Charan is all set to join the sets of his father Megastar Chiranjeevi’s upcoming movie ‘Aacharya’ under the direction of Koratala Siva. The fans are super excited to see the father and son duo in a single frame. But, we learned that the actor tested positive for Corona. The actor confirmed the same on social media. After his recovery, he will join the film’s shoot.
Ram Charan has reportedly allotted an adequate number of dates for the shooting and will wrap up the shoot in a couple of months. He will join the sets of the film in January and will participate in the shooting till the end of the month. The makers are planning to wrap up the shooting of Ram Charan’s solo episodes in the January schedule. After that, he will take a small break and resume the shooting from February. The movie unit will can the scenes with Ram Charan and Chiranjeevi in the Feb schedule.
Rashmika Mandanna is reportedly going to romance Ram Charan in this movie. However, the official announcement regarding the same is still awaited.
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.” He tweeted: “A group of doctors did three different tests and concluded that I am COVID negative and that the earlier result was due to a faulty RT PCR kit. My heartfelt thanks for the concern, love shown by all of you during this time. Humbled.”
Ram Charan made his debut in acting with the 2007 Telugu film Chirutha. The actor 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. RRR 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.