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Akshay Kumar tests Covid positive, will miss Cannes festival 2022

Mumbai: On Saturday, actor Akshay Kumar announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19. The actor stated that he would be unable to attend the Cannes Film Festival, which starts on May 17. At the Indian pavilion, Akshay said he was ‘really looking forward to rooting for our cinema’ at the Indian pavilion there.

The actor took to Twitter to express his feelings. Akshay wrote “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.”

Meanwhile, Akshay will star with Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar in Prithviraj. Prithviraj is directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi. The film stars Akshay Kumar as the Chauhan dynasty’s King Prithviraj Chauhan. The film also stars Sonu Sood and Sanjay Dutt and will be released in theatres on June 3. Prithviraj will be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

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