Veteran Indian badminton player and father of actor Deepika Padukone, Prakash Padukone has tested positive for COVID-19 and is recovering from the infection at a hospital in Bengaluru.
The 65-year-old, who is the first Indian to win the prestigious All England Championships title in 1980, is likely to be discharged later this week.
“He is okay now. All his parameters are fine, his wife and daughter are at home and he too will be hopefully discharged in 2-3 days,” he added.
Meanwhile, the ‘Padmaavat’ actress recently opened up about the importance of mental health amid the pandemic.