Mumbai, March 7
Veteran actor Jeetendra and his wife, producer Shobha Kapoor have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, their son, actor-producer Tusshar Kapoor said.
Tusshar Kapoor shared the news on Instagram on late Saturday evening.
The “Golmaal Again” star shared a picture of his parents—Jeetendra, 78, and Shobha Kapoor, 75 — posing with their doctor.
According to Tusshar Kapoor’s post, the couple received the Covishield vaccine.
“At last, vaccinated. #GoCoronaGo #GoGetVaccination #DrPai #Covishield,” he captioned the picture.
Apart from the Kapoors, other Indian celebrities who have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine include veteran actor-MP Hema Malini, actor-politician Kamal Haasan, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan and actor Satish Shah.
The government, on March 1, launched the nationwide drive of getting everyone above 60 years of age—and those aged between 45-59 with co-morbidities—get vaccinated. —PTI