Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his family has been quarantined for 14 days after they travelled to their hometown Muzaffarnagar in western Uttar Pradesh from Mumbai amid the COVID-19 driven nationwide lockdown.
The actor reached his home on May 15 after taking a travel pass. He and his family have been asked to remain in home quarantine till May 25.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his family quarantined
The actor and his family underwent medical screening and have tested negative for Coronavirus.
The 45-year-old actor travelled to Budhana in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district from Mumbai, where he lives, in time for Eid. His brother revealed that there had been a death in the family some months ago, so Eid will be a time of mourning for the family this year.
In a tweet on Monday afternoon, Nawazuddin Siddiqui wrote: “Due to the recent loss of my younger sister, my mother who is 71-years-old, got anxiety attack twice. We have followed all the guidelines given by the State Government. We are home quarantined at our hometown Budhana.”
Due to the recent loss of my younger sister, my mother who is 71yrs old got anxiety attack twice.
We have followed all the guidelines given by the State Government.
We are #HomeQuarantined at our hometown Budhana.
Please #StaySafe #StayHome
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) May 18, 2020
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The actor was accompanied by his mother, brother and sister-in-law in his private vehicle from Mumbai to Budhana. He informed reporters that the family underwent medical screenings at 25 points during his journey.
On the work front, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was last seen in Motichoor Chaknachoor. His new film Ghoomketu will have a digital release on OTT platform ZEE 5 on May 22.