Mahira Khan and Neelam Muneer recover from COVID-19, thanks fans


KARACHI: Pakistani superstar Mahira Khan has given her fans an update on health after she was tested positive for coronavirus last week, saying “I am better and on my way to recovery.” She also thanked the fans and fellow showbiz stars for love and wonderful messages on her 36th birthday.

Mahira Khan

Taking to Instagram, the Raees actress wrote, “I’m going to try and reply to all the love and msgs I have received in this time. And all the wonderful birthday msgs, letters and videos too.”

About her health, Mahira said, “I am better and on my way to recovery, Alhumdulillah.” “Have no doubt in my heart that all of your prayers worked their magic. I felt the love, I felt it all. I love love love you all…” followed by a kiss emoticon.

Mahira Khan celebrated her 36th birthday in self-isolation on Monday after she was tested positive for Covid-19 last week. The diva’s first appearance as an actor came in Geo TV’s blockbuster hit ‘Bol’ in 2011, in which she starred opposite Atif Aslam. Mahira Khan later bagged the coveted Lux Award nomination for Best Actress for the movie.

The same year, Mahira also made her television drama debut in ‘Neeyat’ alongside eminent actors Humayun Saeed, Ahsan Khan and Deepti Gupta. In 2019, she was crowned as Pakistan’s most attractive woman and was recently named in Forbes’ Asia’s 100 Digital Stars list.

Neelam Muneer

As of recently, she has been battling coronavirus, which she had made known in a post on Instagram. While she has not been active since she caught the virus, wishes have been flooding in for her well-being.

Meanwhile, actor Neelam Muneer is also on her way to complete recovery after a two-week-long battle with coronavirus. The ‘Dil Mome Ka Diya’ star announced on her Instagram late on Sunday, that she had tested negative for COVID-19. “Alhamdulillah by the grace of Almighty Allah I have survived covid 19 and my PCR report is negative now,” she wrote.

She also shared a video of herself, thanking her followers for their prayers. She went on to assure her fans that she will be sharing more about her ordeal later. “I will share my routine, what I ate, and what the symptoms were in my next video,” she said.Neelam Muneer had tested positive for the novel coronavirus earlier this month on December 9, calling it “one of the most challenging and difficult things” that she has had to endure.