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Telugu filmmaker Teja tests positive for Covid-19

Telugu cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Teja has tested positive for Covid-19, as per reports.

regional-movies Updated: Aug 03, 2020 18:20 IST
Karthik Kumar
Karthik Kumar
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Teja has tested positive for Covid-19.
Teja has tested positive for Covid-19.

Popular Telugu filmmaker Teja on Monday tested positive for the coronavirus, as per television news reports. The cinematographer-turned-filmmaker is currently in home quarantine while taking necessary medication.

Teja is the second Telugu filmmaker to test positive for Covid-19 after Baahubali creator SS Rajamouli. Last week, Rajamouli revealed he and his family have tested positive for the novel coronavirus with mild symptoms.

Teja’s last directorial was Telugu film Sita, which featured Bellamkonda Srinivas and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. After working as a cinematographer on many films, including a few Bollywood projects, Teja made his directorial debut with Telugu film Chitram.

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One of the biggest hits of his career is Telugu film Jayam, which starred Nithiin and Sada in the lead. The film was a mega success at the box-office. He had also worked with Mahesh Babu in Telugu action-drama Nijam, which bombed at the box-office.

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