London, Jul 5: Rupert Grint, actor who plays Harry Potter's pal in the movie had been infected with deadly Swine flu virus and is now on road to recovery.
The Sun said , "the actor had to take a break from filming the latest installment of the 'Harry Potter and Deathly Hollow' to recover from the flu"
"It has just been confirmed that Rupert Grint has taken a few days out of filming due to a mild bout of swine flu," a statement from the actor's publicist said.
"He has now recovered and is looking forward to joining his fellow cast members at the junket and premieres this week and will then return to filming directly afterwards," the statement added.
Grint's spokesperson said that the actor has recovered from the disease and was not at the risk of infecting others. "Other scenes were shot in his absence which did not require his involvement and thus filming was not disrupted," she added.