Bollywood veteran Prem Chopra hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jan 04, 2022, 11:47 AM(IST)

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Prem Chopra and his wife Uma Chopra have been admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after contracting coronavirus. The senior actor is 86 years old. 

Veteran Bollywood actor Prem Chopra and his wife Uma Chopra have been admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after contracting coronavirus. The senior actor is 86 years old. 

According to reports, the couple has received the monoclonal antibody cocktail and are recuperating well. 

The couple will likely be discharged in a few days."They both have received the monoclonal antibody cocktail and are recuperating well. Hopefully will be discharged in a day or two. At the age of 86 years (Prem Chopra) is responding quite well," Dr Parkar of Lilavati Hospital said in a statement.

Prem Chopra has acted in several films such as 'Upkaar', 'Purab Aur Pashchim', 'Do Raaste', and 'Phool Bane Angaarey' among others. He was recently seen sharing screen space with Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. 

Several other Bollywood celebrities have contracted the virus in recent weeks. Ekta Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur have all tested positive for COVID-19. 

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