His wife actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha tests negative
Noted filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki has tested positive for Covid-19, just days after receiving the first dose of the disease’s vaccine.
Farooki confirmed the development through a post on his official Facebook profile.
"Positive! Even after following all safety measures strictly! So everyone please take care and keep your spirit high!" he wrote on Saturday.
According to his wife actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Farooki is currently staying at home and doing well.
The couple underwent the Covid-19 test on Friday.
On July 26, Farooki had taken the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, which he confirmed on social media through sharing pictures.
After four long years of absence on the silver screen and drama productions, the acclaimed filmmaker made a monumental comeback with his maiden web series “Ladies & Gentlemen” on July 9.
The series is produced and being broadcasted on ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content.
Starring Tasnia Farin and veteran actor Afzal Hossain in the lead roles alongside an ensemble cast featuring Mostofa Monwar, Hasan Masud, Partha Barua, Iresh Zaker and Mamunur Rashid among others, the eight-episode series garnered highly positive reactions on social media platforms regarding the aesthetic of the content, based on contemporary social circumstances.