Sonam Kapoor at the announcement of the 4th edition Femina Women Award 2015 in Mumbai, Feb. 25. (Press Trust of India)

Sonam Kapoor at the announcement of the 4th edition Femina Women Award 2015 in Mumbai, Feb. 25. (Press Trust of India)


Sonam Kapoor has tested positive for swine flu and is being treated at a private hospital in Rajkot, Gujarat, an official said, Feb. 28, adding, she probably contracted swine flu from her physical trainer in Mumbai and by the time she came to Rajkot she was already suffering from the symptoms. A Press Trust of India report.


Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu and she is being treated at Sterling hospital in the city of Rajkot, district collector Manisha Chandra said.

The 29-year-old actress is here to shoot for Rajshri Production’s upcoming film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in which she stars opposite Salman Khan.

State health commissioner J.P. Gupta said that the actress had mild fever and cold when she arrived here from Mumbai.

Dr. Chirag Matravadiya, who is treating the actress, said she has been kept in isolation.

Sonam’s mother Sunita arrived here and she was likely to fly her daughter back to Mumbai, said a source close to the actress.

Kapoor was hospitalized after she complained of cough, respiratory problems and mild fever, Medical Director of Sterling Hospital Dr. Kamal Parikh told PTI.

Salman and director Sooraj Barjatya are shooting in Gondal near Rajkot for the last one week.

Sonam arrived in Gondal two-three days ago, but had to return to Mumbai as she was suffering from cough. She returned to Gondal again, but had to be admitted in hospital, the source said.

She was admitted to Kokilaben Ambani hospital in Mumbai last month after contacting a respiratory infection.

Sonam, who is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor, is known for her roles in Delhi-6, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Doli Ki Doli.