Veteran Nepali actor Madan Krishna Shrestha and his family members tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

The actor took to social media to announce the news of him contacting the infection. Shrestha, in a facebook post, shared " Me, including my son, daughter, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, all five have tested positive for Coronavirus!"

म लगायत मेरा छोरा ,छोरी, बुहारी र नातिनी पाँचै जना लाई Corona positive देखिएको छ ! भई सके पछि सास्ती चाही हुने रहेछ...

Posted by Madan Krishna Shrestha on Monday, April 19, 2021

Shrestha, who turned 71 today, also appealed the public to not take the virus casually as difficulties occur once you contract the infection.


Meanwhile, the recently turned author who had written "Maha ko Maya" also thanked those who had wished him well on his birthday.