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‘How do they get beds’, Indian Social Media in Uproar After Covid-19 Positive Randhir Kapoor Shifted to ICU for Further Tests

The 74-year-old actor is being treated at Kokilaben hospital in suburban Mumbai.


Randhir Kapoor Veteran Bollywood actor and father of Karisma and Kapoor is reported to be shifted to ICU after testing positive for COVID-19.

Randhir Kapoor and five of his staff members had tested positive for COVID-19.

The 74-year-old actor is being treated at Kokilaben hospital in suburban Mumbai.

The actor was shifted to the ICU now at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital mid-Thursday afternoon.

While talking to a news platform on Friday morning, Kapoor said that “I have been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit to do some further tests.”

“The hospital is taking very good care of me and I thank Tina Ambani. Everything is under control. They are going all out for me. The doctors are around all the time,” he added.

The father of Karisma and Kareena Kapoor Khan also shared that he had received his two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

The veteran Bollywood star has no clue how he contracted coronavirus.

On the other hand, social media in India has been in an uproar for the VVIP treatment he has received. Unlike thousands of people in critical condition, Kapoor was instantly able to get a bed in a local hospital, where many are being denied admission.


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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.