Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital. Soon after this shocking news, both Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for covid-19, actor Abhishek Bachchan informed on social media.
T 3590 -I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited ..
All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
The megastar wrote, “I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited ..All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!” Notably, The legendary actor was last seen in director Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo, where he starred alongside Ayushmann Khurrana.
Dear Amitabh ji, I join the whole Nation in wishing you a quick recovery!
After all, you are the idol of millions in this country, an iconic superstar!
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) July 11, 2020
The hospital sources confirmed that the actor is stable. The news of Amitabh Bachchan being infected with the virus spread like a wildfire and became a top trend within a few minutes.
Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you. ??
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 11, 2020
Soon after Amitabh Bachchan tweeted to confirm that he has been hospitalised with COVID-19 infection, the Bollywood icons son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, also took to social media on Saturday night to state that he has tested positive to the novel coronavirus.