Kollywood actor Suriya took to Twitter on Sunday to inform his fans that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He also added that he is currently under treatment for the same in Chennai. The actor also sent out a message for his fans cautioning them to be safe and careful. He also thanked the doctors and nurses who are treating him, in his tweet.
Soon, the actors tweet went viral and wishes from fans and celebs for his quick recovery started pouring in. During the lockdown period, Suriya had created awareness about the pandemic through his videos.
The actor’s best friend Rajsekar Pandian, took to Twitter to say that Suriya is doing well and there is nothing to worry. The Singam actor wrote, “I am undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and am better now. Let us all realise that life hasn’t returned to normalcy yet. We also cannot be filled with fear and let life come to a standstill. We still need to be careful and safe. Lots of love and gratitude to the dedicated doctors and medical staff standing by my side (sic).”
On the work front, Suriya had to start shooting for his upcoming film with director Pandiraj this month. The shooting of this untitled film might be postponed owing to Suriya’s current health condition. The film will be bankrolled by Sun Pictures and will feature Priyanka Arul Mohan as the female lead.
Apart from Pandiraj’s film, Suriya has Vaadi Vaasal with director Vetri Maaran, Navarasa with Gautham Menon and also a film with Hari which is at different stages of production.