A couple of days ago, Parth Samthaan aka Anurag Basu of Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 fame was tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The shoot had been stalled for a couple of days and everyone on the sets had to take the COVID-19 test as the protocol suggests. The results of the rest of the cast and crew were negative. However, as per a report in Mumbai Mirror, the shoot of Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 will resume today. Karan Patel and Pooja Banerjee who plays Mr Bajaj and Nivedita Basu in the show will be the first ones to begin the shoot.
“The makers can’t delay the shoot any further as they need a constant flow of fresh episodes. Karan Patel and Pooja Banerjee, who portrays Nivedita Basu, will be among the first actors to resume work from today,” a source close to the development of the show informed Mumbai Mirror while adding that Erica Fernandes who plays Prerna would shoot alone due to health condition.
After taking the tests, Aamna Sharif‘s staff member had tested positive for the virus and for everyone’s safety the actress would be in quarantine for this whole week and resume the shoot the following week. The source further said that Pooja and Aamna will be leading the show’s track for in the upcoming weeks.
The source also informed that Parth Samthaan is recovering from the virus and the team is taking care of everything for the actor. “The makers are taking care of all his medical needs and ensuring he receives the best care. There is a doctor on call 24×7 instructing him on the path to recovery. Meanwhile, the writers have tweaked the storyline and sent Anurag out of the city on work,” the source told the portal.
Parth’s next test will be conducted on 26th July. However, the actor won’t be resuming shoot till August. Meanwhile, the makers would have to manage the show with the portions he has shot to date.