Deepika Padukone's family tests COVID positive, father Prakash Padukone hospitalised

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New Delhi: Bollywood histrion Deepika Padukone's begetter and badminton subordinate Prakash Padukone has tested affirmative for the Coronavirus and is presently hospitalized successful Bengaluru.

Prakash, the archetypal Indian to triumph the prestigious All England Championships rubric successful 1980, volition beryllium discharged this week.

"Around 10 days back, Prakash, his woman (Ujjala) and 2nd girl (Anisha), they developed symptoms and got themselves tested and the results came retired to beryllium positive," Vimal Kumar, a adjacent person of the legendary shuttler and manager astatine the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA), told PTI.

"They got themselves isolated but aft a week Prakash's fever didn't travel down, truthful past Saturday, helium was admitted to a infirmary present successful Bengaluru. He is good now. All his parameters are fine, his woman and girl are astatine location and helium excessively volition beryllium hopefully discharged successful 2-3 days," helium added.

Deepika's begetter Prakash Padukone is 1 of the astir salient badminton players successful India, particularly successful the 1970s and 1980s.  

Much similar her begetter Deepika besides had an inclination toward the athletics since a young property and played badminton successful nationalist level championships erstwhile she was a teenager.

Earlier, the actress, who runs the intelligence wellness NGO ‘The Live Love Laugh Foundation’ and is precise vocal astir intelligence wellness issues, had shared Mental Health helplines connected her Instagram page.

On the enactment front, Deepika was past seen successful the 2020 movie ‘Chappak’ based connected the beingness of acerb onslaught subsister Laxmi Agarwal. She volition beryllium adjacent seen successful the upcoming sports movie ‘83’ based connected India's triumph astatine the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

She volition besides prima successful the Indian adaption of the American drama movie ‘The Intern’ alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan and YRF's adjacent movie ‘Pathan’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan. The 35-year-old has besides been roped successful for Karan Johar's period-drama 'Takht'.

(With PTI inputs)