Indian Bengali director Srijit Mukherji tested positive for COVID-19.
Srijit informed his social media followers about the matter on Saturday night.
He tweeted: "I have tested positive for Covid and am isolating myself. For everyone who has come in contact with me in the last 72 hrs, please test yourself."
Sriji directed award-winning films over the span of his career. In fact, his first film Autograph gained a lot of critical acclaims and even commercial success.
He won national awards at India's 61st National Film Awards for this fifth movie 'Jaatishwar'. For his sixth film, Srijit won the National Film Award for Best Direction and Best Original Screenplay.
Srijit Mukherji made his Bollywood debut with the 2017 film 'Begum Jaan' starring Vidya Balan, it is a remake of his eighth film 'Rajkahini'.
BDST: 1716 HRS, JAN 02, 2021