The second wave of Covid 19 virus is getting intense and severe with every passing day and India is recording high number of positive cases for the past few weeks. The Government and Medical officials are working in full force to bring the situation under control. Several notable film personalities have also contracted the virus in the last one year. Having said that, it has now come to notice that veteran Tamil director K Bhagyaraj has tested positive for the Covid 19 virus. K Bhagyaraj and his wife, Poornima Bhagyaraj have tested positive and the news was shared by the couple's son and actor, Shanthnu Bhagyaraj.

The Master actor mentioned that all others in the house have quarantined themselves and also requested people who were in close contact with the family members in the last 10 days, to get tested. Shanthnu's official tweet read, "My parents #KBhagyaraj #PoornimaBhagyaraj tested POSITIVE fr #Covid19 today. All of us incl. staff hve quarantined ourselves @ home as per our doctors instructions Requesting everyone who were in contact with any of us last 10days to get tested Pls pray fr their speedy recovery". We hope Bhagyaraj and Poornima Bhagyaraj are in good health and let us pray for their speedy recovery from the infection. The fans and well wishers are also praying for the fast recovery of the much loved star couple.

Shanthnu, on the work front, was last seen in the Thalapathy Vijay starrer, Master in which he played a supporting character. Up next, Shanthnu will be seen playing the lead role in Murungakkai Chips, which is an adult comedy entertainer, directed by debutant Srijar. Murungakkai Chips is in post production stages and the film is expected to release in theatres when the Covid situation gets better in the country. The trailer of Murungakkai Chips had released a few weeks before and it went viral among the youth audience. The film features Athulya Ravi as the female lead, while the star cast also includes the likes of Yogi Babu, Manobala, Jaangri Madhumitha, Mayilsamy, Oorvashi, Reshma Pasupuleti, and others. Produced by Ravindar Chandrasekharan under the banner of Libra Productions, Murungakkai Chips has music scored by Dharan Kumar.

Apart from this, Shanthnu also has Raavana Kottam which is expected to give the actor a solid breakthrough. Raavana Kottam is directed by Vikram Sugumaran of Madha Yaanai Koottam fame and has Kayal Anandhi playing the female lead. For now, check out Shanthnu's official tweet regarding his parents testing positive for Covid 19:

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