Mumbai: Casting director-turned-filmmaker Honey Trehan on Thursday revealed his COVID-19 diagnosis and said his family will also undergo tests soon. The 41-year-old filmmaker, who recently made his directorial debut with Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer “Raat Akeli Hai”, shared the news on Twitter.
“I have tested COVID positive today. BMC and the other authorities been informed as well. My family and the staff will be getting tested soon. “All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are kindly requested to please get themselves tested,” Trehan said.
Prior to his directorial debut, Trehan has served as casting director on several films such as “Sonchiriya”, “Udta Punjab”, “Talvar” and “Dedh Ishqiya”. On Wednesday, Mumbai’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,39,532 with addition of 1,854 new cases. The total number of cases in the city thus climbed to 1,39,537 and death toll to 7,505.