Indian actor  Harish Patel, who is playing an important role in  Marvel’s forthcoming film ‘Eternals’, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The actor could not attend the red carpet event with his co-stars Angeline Jolie and Salma Hayek at the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. 

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“I am here in the USA since October 7. I was all ready to fly down to LA on the 17th to attend the red carpet premiere on the 18th. But unfortunately, my report taken on the 16th showed me Positive for Covid-19 and I could not fly to LA and missed the red carpet,” he told News18.

“Disney tried their best and brought me to the US, but man proposes, God disposes. I am presently quarantined in my daughter’s house in US whose family was also ready to attend the premiere with me,” he added.

The actor is currently under quarantine at his daughter’s home in the US and was about to take her family to the film’s premiere as well.

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Angelina Jolie had attended the premiere of  the film in Los Angeles with her five children — Maddox Jolie-Pitt, (20), Vivienne and Knox Jolie-Pitt, (13), Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, (15) and Zahara Jolie-Pitt (16).

The film had its world premiere at the iconic El Capitan Theatre. Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Harish Patel, Kit Harington, and Salma Hayek also plays a prominent role in the film.