Games of Thrones star Indira Varma tested positive for Coronavirus. Her fellow Game of Thrones actor, Kristofer Hivju also tested positive for Coronavirus two days before Indira. Indira shared the news on her official Instagram page. 

She wrote, “So sad our and so many other shows around the world have gone dark affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.” She further added, “We hope to be back soon and urge you all (and the govt) to support us when we do.” Furthermore, she said, “Phoenix/ Seagull rising from the ashes.” She also said “I’m in bed with it and it’s not nice. Stay safe and healthy and be kind to your fellow people.”

Some Takeaways:

  • The Indian origin actress played the role of Ellaria sand in the HBO series Games of Thrones. Indira’s debut film was  Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love.
  • In 2001 Indira also played Gila in One for the Road, by Harold Pinter, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first two of the celebrities who tested positive of Coronavirus. Members of the basketball team Utah Jazz,  Rudy Gobert, and Donovan Mitchell also tested positive for Coronavirus.

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About Indira Varma

The Indian origin actress played the role of Ellaria sand in the HBO series Games of Thrones. Indira’s debut film was  Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. She also starred in the series like The Canterbury Tales, Rome, Luther, Human Target and ITV/Netflix series Paranoid. Indira is the only child of an Indian father and a Swiss mother. Indira also acted in the 2004 movie Bride and prejudice. She also stars in the new Amazon series Carnival Row.

In 1997, Indira Varma played Bianca in Shakespeare’s Othello at the National Theatre, London. She also appeared in Harold Pinter and Di Trevis’s NT stage adaptation of Pinter’s The Proust Screenplay, Remembrance of Things Past. In 2001 Indira also played Gila in One for the Road, by Harold Pinter, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

Other Actors who Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first two of the celebrities who tested positive of Coronavirus. Members of the basketball team Utah Jazz,  Rudy Gobert, and Donovan Mitchell also tested positive for Coronavirus. NBA thus suspended the rest of its season as per The Insider. Chairman and CEO of Universal Music, Lucian Grainge also tested positive for Coronavirus. Rachel Matthews also tested positive for Coronavirus. Rachel Matthews voiced the character ‘Honeymare’ in Frozen 2.

Four Players of the basketball team, Brooklyn nets also tested positive for Coronavirus. Kevin Durant was among the four players. Another basketball player, Detroit Pistons player Christian Wood also tested positive for COVID-19. Idris Elba, ‘The Hundred Streets’ actor also tested positive for Corona Virus. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also tested positive for coronavirus. Olga Kurylenko, ‘James bond’ actress also tested positive for the Coronavirus. Singer Charlotte Lawrence also tested positive for Coronavirus.

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