Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, on Saturday, along with his son Abhishek, tested positive for COVID-19. Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital where he is being kept in an isolation ward, reports Filmfare.
After the shocking news of the Big B being admitted started circulating, the thespian confirmed on Twitter. The 77-year-old veteran actor revealed that his family and staff as well had been tested and the results were awaited.
In a tweet that went out from the Amitabh Bachchan’s handle, the actor requested that those who had come in his proximity in the past 10 days should get themselves tested.
“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!,” stated the tweet from the BIG B’s official handle.
Soon after his son, actor Abhishek also confirmed the news on Twitter, adding that both he and his father had shown mild symptoms. The 44-year-old actor who also made his OTT debut this weekend with the thriller ‘Breathe’, requested everyone to stay calm and went on to add that they had “informed all the required authorities”. He further added that the actor and his family were complying with the BMC.
Soon after the news got confirmed, speedy recovery poured in from friends, fans, Bollywood actors and politicians including Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, among others.
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One of Amitabh Bachchan’s doctors spoke to India Today TV, informing about his health condition said that the superstar had complained of breathlessness over the last couple of days. His coronavirus test result came on Saturday evening, they said.
We wish and hope both Big B and Jr Bachchan get well soon!