Legendary Malayalam actor Mammootty has tested positive for the Covid 19 virus and he shared the update through his official Twitter page. Mammootty mentioned that he has a light fever and no other symptoms. Currently, the star actor is isolated at his home as per the guidance of the Medical department. Mammootty's tweet on testing positive for Covid 19 read, "Despite taking all the necessary precautions I have tested Covid Positive yesterday. Besides a light fever I am otherwise fine. I am self isolating at home as per the directions of the concerned authorities. I wish for all of you to stay safe. Mask at all times and take care."

The fans have been praying for their favourite actor's speedy recovery and we at Galatta Media also hope to see the legendary actor back in action soon. Since Mammootty has tested positive for Covid-19, the shooting of his upcoming movie, CBI 5 has been temporarily suspended and more details regarding the same are awaited. Mammootty has already completed a few projects which are gearing up for release. Mammootty's next release will most likely be Bheeshma Parvam which is directed by Amal Neerad. The film is currently in the post production stages. Mammootty is also gearing up for the release of Puzhu which is helmed by debutant Ratheena PT.

The legendary actor also has Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam, a film directed by acclaimed filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery. Once Mammootty recovers from the infection, he will resume shooting for CBI 5 which marks his return as Sethurama Iyer, one of the iconic characters of Malayalam cinema.

The third wave of Covid 19 is at its peak and the cases have been increasing with every passing day. It is important for us stay safe, double mask ourselves, and follow the safety protocols. Do get vaccinated if you are yet to get the jab.