Akshay Kumar has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not attend the Cannes Film Festival.

Akshay Kumar tested positive for the virus COVID-19 . Akshay was supposed to walk the red carpet on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival .

Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 14: Akshay Kumar will not be able to attend the Cannes Film Festival 2022 due to COVID-19, according to Akshay on Twitter.Akshay wrote, I was so looking forward to supporting our cinema at the India Pavilion at #Cannes2022, but have unfortunately tested positive for Covid.Akshay was supposed to walk the red carpet on the opening day of the 75th Cannes Film Festival as part of the Indian contingent, alongside music maestro A R Rahman, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, and actor Pooja Hegde.Akshay expressed his dissatisfaction with the festival and said, Will rest it out.

I will definitely miss being there.This is the second time Akshay Kumar has been tested positive for the virus in more than a year.He confessed to being infected with the virus in April 2021.