Thu. May 6th, 2021
Deepika Padukone's family tests COVID positive, father Prakash Padukone hospitalised


New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone’s father and badminton player Prakash Padukone has examined beneficial for the Coronavirus and is at present hospitalized in Bengaluru.

Prakash, the initially Indian to win the prestigious All England Championships title in 1980, will be discharged this week.

“About ten days back, Prakash, his wife (Ujjala) and 2nd daughter (Anisha), they designed signs and received themselves examined and the success came out to be beneficial,” Vimal Kumar, a shut good friend of the legendary shuttler and director at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA), informed PTI.

“They received themselves isolated but following a week Prakash’s fever did not come down, so final Saturday, he was admitted to a hospital right here in Bengaluru. He is okay now. All his parameters are fine, his wife and daughter are at dwelling and he as well will be hopefully discharged in two-three days,” he additional.

Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone is one particular of the most prominent badminton gamers in India, specifically in the 1970s and 1980s.  

Substantially like her father Deepika also had an inclination towards the sport given that a youthful age and played badminton in nationwide degree championships when she was a teenager.

Earlier, the actress, who runs the psychological wellbeing NGO ‘The Dwell Appreciate Laugh Foundation’ and is incredibly vocal about psychological wellbeing difficulties, had shared Psychological Health and fitness helplines on her Instagram webpage.

On the operate front, Deepika was final observed in the 2020 movie ‘Chappak’ primarily based on the lifestyle of acid assault survivor Laxmi Agarwal. She will be following observed in the approaching sports activities movie ‘83’ primarily based on India’s victory at the 1983 Cricket Planet Cup.

She will also star in the Indian adaption of the American comedy movie ‘The Intern’ alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan and YRF’s following movie ‘Pathan’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan. The 35-yr-outdated has also been roped in for Karan Johar’s time period-drama ‘Takht’.

(With PTI inputs)



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