11 Jan 2021: Felt helpless: Preity Zinta on her family battling COVID-19
Revealing that her family members had contracted the deadly disease three weeks ago, she wrote that she felt "helpless and powerless" as she was away in the United States.
Zinta's family members, including her mother and brother, have since tested negative for coronavirus.
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Details: 'Ventilators, ICU and oxygen machines took a new meaning'
Sharing a picture with her mother and brother, she wrote, "Three weeks ago my Mom, brother, his wife, kids & my uncle all tested positive for COVID. Suddenly terms like ventilators, ICU and oxygen machines took a new meaning (sic)."
"I felt helpless & powerless here in America, far away as he battled it out in the hospital (sic)," Zinta added in her post.
Details: Zinta urged her fans to take COVID-19 seriously
She urged fans to take coronavirus seriously, writing, "For all of you who don't take COVID seriously please be warned that this can become dangerous overnight so please take care, wear a mask & practice social distancing (sic)."
Zinta revealed now that her family is safe, she "can finally fall asleep and stop stressing."
"Finally the New Year feels like a Happy New year."
Fact: Here is what Zinta wrote on Instagram
Fact: She is currently quarantining with her husband in the US
Zinta, who lives in the United States with her husband Gene Goodenough, quarantined herself after another lockdown was imposed in Los Angeles in December, 2020. At the time, the actor had urged everyone to take the necessary precautions and stay safe.
Work: What's up on the work front for Zinta?
Zinta, who had started her career in 1998 with Dil Se, was last seen in Bhaiaji Superhit, which was released in 2018.
She has also been a part of movies such as Kal Ho Na Ho, Armaan, Veer-Zara, Koi... Mil Gaya, among many others.
More recently, she featured in one episode of the ABC series Fresh Off The Boat.
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