In the mega-hit movie “Ponniyin Selvan 1,” directed by Mani Ratnam, actor Jayam Ravi, who plays the lead character Arunmozhi Varman, has revealed that he tested positive for Covid-19.
Earlier this evening I tested positive for Covid-19. Following all protocols, I have immediately isolated myself. I sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested if necessary. Mask up. Stay safe! God bless.
— Jayam Ravi (@actor_jayamravi) October 21, 2022
Many famous people have sent their best wishes for Ravi’s quick and complete recovery from the virus. In response to Ravi’s tweet, director Ahmed, who has collaborated with Ravi on a number of films, said, “Oh no! Ravi, get well soon.”
Those in the film industry who believed Covid was extinct are now heeding the warnings that Ravi’s announcement has sent through the industry.
People are now being forced to reevaluate their earlier choice to leave their homes without putting on a mask.
(Inputs from IANS)