Bollywood Film producer Karim Morani's daughter Shaza Morani has tested positive for novel coronavirus. Ra. One producer Karim's daughter is currently under treatment at a hospital in Mumbai. This news has been confirmed by Producer himself, he told to a news portal that reports doing the rounds were true. As per the source, Shaza has been admitted to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai and is currently being treated in the hospital’s COVID-19 wing. She had returned from Australia before Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the virus. As per reports, the other members of the family are also likely to be screened.
The family is currently in self-isolation at their Juhu residence in Mumbai while Shaza has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital. Karim Morani has produced films for close to three decades and is known for his association with Shah Rukh Khan. He has produced many of the actor’s films like Chennai Express, Happy New Year, Dilwale, Happy New Year, Ra. One, among others. The producer has also been linked to numerous controversies. His other daughter Zoa Morani has acted in many films. She was launched by Shah Rukh Khan in Always Kabhi Kabhi and also acted in movies like Bhaag Johnny and web series like Akoori and Bhoot Purva.
Soon, nine family members staying with her or in close contact were put to quarantine and will also be tested for coronavirus soon. Morani confirming the news to IndiaTV said, 'It is true Shaza has been found to be coronavirus positive but she has no symptoms. We have admitted her to Nanavati hospital at the moment'.
Shaza Morani is the second person linked to the film industry to have tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, Kanika Kapoor’s testing positive for the virus had made headlines and even sparked controversies. The singer, however, has now tested negative and is recovering at a hospital in Lucknow.