The megastar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, who’s currently 77 years old has tested positive for Coronavirus. He’s been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai which is his hometown. He made the announcement on Saturday, asking everyone close to him to get tested.
Amitabh Bachchan took to twitter to announce, “I have tested Covid positive… shifted to hospital.” He also said that his entire family has taken the test and are awaiting their results.
He also added that “All that has been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!”
Just a few minutes later, his son, Abhishek Bachchan also announced that he too has tested positive for Covid-19.
Former Pakistani cricket player Shoaib Akhtar tweeted in response to Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet: “Get well soon Amit Ji. Prayers for a speedy recovery.” Shahid Afridi, also shared his wishes saying, “Best wishes for Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Hope you recover well and soon.”
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her eight-year old daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan tested positive as well. The actors have been admitted in Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, whereas the mother and daughter have self-isolated at home.