New Delhi: Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan, who has made many famous films like ‘Gardish’, ‘Virasat’, ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, ‘Hungama’ among others, has also tested positive for COVID-19. In this third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many celebrities have tested positive for the virus.
According to information received from a trusted source by ABP News, Priyadarshan has become a victim of the rapidly spreading corona infection across the country, due to which he is being treated at Apollo Hospital in Chennai. According to the source, Priyadarshan has been admitted to the hospital on Friday for treatment and his condition is stable at present.
The 64-year-old filmmaker is a well-known director of Malayalam films, who has directed more than 25 films in Hindi as well. His other films made in Hindi include ‘Muskurahat’, ‘Doli Sajake Rakhna’, ‘Khatta Meetha’, ‘De Dana Dan’, ‘Hulchul’, ‘Billu’, ‘Malamaal Weekly’, ‘Garam Masala’, ‘Dhol’ and many more.
National Award-winning director Priyadarshan has directed mostly comedy films in Hindi. The last Hindi film he directed was ‘Hungama 2’, which was a sequel to the 2003 hit film ‘Hungama’ directed by him.
Apart from Malayalam and Hindi films, Priyadarshan has also directed some Tamil and Telugu films. In his career spanning more than four decades, Priyadarshan has directed about 95 films in all languages till now. He was awarded the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest award, in 2012.
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