By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:
The numbers of COVID-19 positive cases had taken a significant dip in the last 2-3 months, and people had started coming out in full throttle. Whether we talk about the large number of weddings taking place in different cities or stadiums and public places being jampacked with the crowd once again, life is coming back to normal at a fast pace. However, on November 22, 2021, the whole entertainment industry had gone numb when it was reported that Anupamaa actress, Madhavi Gogate had passed away due to COVID-19 related complications.
It's not even 24 hours to the tragic news, and here we are confronting the unfortunate news of iconic actor, Kamal Haasan being tested positive for COVID-19. No wonder the sudden death and rise in positive cases have started to shake many people.
South Indian superstar, Kamal Haasan has tested positive for COVID-19, and the actor has confirmed the reports through his official Twitter handle. The veteran actor was in the United States to launch his clothing brand, and when he returned to India a few days ago, he tested positive for the life-threatening virus. As per the reports, the actor was fully vaccinated against COVID-19 but still came out positive and is suffering from a severe cough right now. As soon as his reports were out, Kamal isolated himself in a private hospital in Chennai and informed everyone about his COVID-19 report.
On November 22, 2021, Kamal Haasan took to his Twitter handle and confirmed the reports of him being COVID-19 positive in the media. Furthermore, the actor opened up about the mild symptoms of the virus that he is experiencing and requested everyone to take the pandemic seriously. His tweet can be read as:
"After returning from America, I had slight cough. Following a test it was confirmed that I have tested positive for COVID-19. I have isolated myself in the hospital. Request everyone to be careful understanding that the speard of the virus hasn't stopped."
On November 7, 2020, Kamal Haasan had turned 66, and his daughter and Indian actress, Shruti Haasan had taken to her Instagram handle and had shared a priceless picture with her father from their memory lane to wish him on his birthday. In the picture, we could see young Kamal Haasan holding his baby girl, Shruti, in his hands as the two were looking and smiling at something away from the camera. Along with this memorable sepia picture, the doting daughter had penned an emotional gratitude note for her dearest daddy in the caption, and it will melt your heart. Her caption could be read as:
"Happy birthday to my Bapuji, Appa, daddy dearest @ikamalhaasan may this year be another memorable one in your library of splendid years can't wait to see all you have in store for the world."
On the professional front, Kamal Haasan is currently hosting Bigg Boss Tamil 5 and will be next seen in the film, Vikram.