There has been an upsurge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state of Maharashtra. Actor Manoj Bajpayee has become the latest in the film industry to contract the virus. The actor who was filming for the film Despatch has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in home quarantine.

Manoj tested positive a few days after his manager Kanu Behl tested positive for the virus. The actor is taking medication and resting at home.

Despatch is a film produced by Ronnie Screwvala and is an investigative thriller set in the world of criminal journalism. Other than that, Bajpayee will soon be seen in the movie Silence starring Arjun Mathur and Prachi Desai.

Meanwhile, earlier this week, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Ranbir Kapoor also tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently in home quarantine.

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