Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will not attend the Cannes Film Festival 2022 as he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Taking twitter, Akshay on Saturday wrote, “Was really looking forward to rooting for our cinema at the India Pavilion at #Cannes2022, but have sadly tested positive for Covid.”
He was supposed to walk the red carpet on the opening day of the 75th Cannes Film Festival along with music mastero AR Rahman, filmmaker Sekhar Kapur and actor Puja Hegde.
Expressing his disappointment for not being able to take part in the Cannes 2022, Akshay further wrote, “Will rest it out. Loads of best wishes to you and your entire team, @ianuragthakur. Will really miss being there.”
This is the second time Akshay Kumar was diagnosed with the virus. In April 2021, he had tested positive for the virus.