This Article is From Jul 15, 2020

Kannada Actor Dhruva Sarja, Wife Prerana Test COVID-19 Positive: "Chosen To Get Ourselves Hospitalised"

"All those who were in close proximity of us please get yourselves tested and remain safe," tweeted Dhruva Sarja

Kannada Actor Dhruva Sarja, Wife Prerana Test COVID-19 Positive: 'Chosen To Get Ourselves Hospitalised'

Dhruva Sarja with wife Prerana (courtesy shankar.prerana)

Highlights

  • "My wife and I have both tested positive for COVID-19," tweeted Dhruva
  • "I'm sure we'll be back all fine," he added
  • Dhruva Sarja is the brother of late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja
New Delhi:

Kannada actor Dhruva Sarja revealed in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon that he and his wife Prerana have tested positive for COVID-19. The 31-year-old actor said that both he and Prerana are experiencing "mild symptoms" of COVID-19. They decided to get admitted to a hospital after their diagnosis and are eagerly looking forward to getting better soon: "My wife and I have both tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and hence chosen to get ourselves hospitalised. I'm sure we'll be back all fine," read a part of Dhruva Sarja's tweet. He also asked those who have been in the couple's vicinity to get themselves checked: "All those who were in close proximity of us please get yourselves tested and remain safe."

Dhruva Sarja is the younger brother of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, who died at the age of 39 last month after a cardiac arrest. Dhruva Sarja is the nephew of veteran Kannada star Arjun Sarja. Read Dhruva Sarja's tweet here:

Dhruva Sarja made his acting debut with 2012 film Addhuri, for which he won three acting awards. Dhruva Sarja is also known for starring in Kannada films such as, Bahaddur and Bharjari, all of which earned him several award nominations. He will next be seen in an action thriller titled Pogaru, co-starring Rashmika Mandanna.

Dhruva Sarja got married to his childhood sweetheart Prerana in a big fat wedding in November 2019, a year after his brother Chiranjeevi Sarja's wedding. Days after Chiranjeevi Sarja's death in June, his wife Meghana Raj announced her pregnancy in a heart-wrenching post.