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Meet the viral, not virus Kovid

The Hindu | 16/01/2022 06:15 PM | Click to read full article

Yeh aapka real name hai kya? Abhi change kiya kya naam? – These are just a few amusing reactions that Bengaluru-based Kovid Kapoor is asked, ever since the pandemic hit, due to the stark similarity in his name and the Covid-19 virus.

The IIT Bombay graduate adds his parents are extremely thrilled with the sudden attention coming his way. “Yeh joke mere parents ko toh bahut saare log bolte hain: Aapko sapna aaya tha kya 1990 mein!”