Actor Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test positive for Covid-19; admitted to Nanavati Hospital

Actor Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan have been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus. The actors confirmed the news of their diagnosis on Twitter, with Abhishek informing that they have ‘mild symptoms’.


Amitabh Bacchan tests positive for Covid 19,
Rushed to hospital

Posted by NewsMobile on Saturday, 11 July 2020

”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 wrote.

Earlier in the evening, the senior actor tweeted, “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 !”

”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,” he wrote.

The 77-year old actor was last seen in Shoojit Sarkar’s comedy drama Gulabo Sitabo that released on Amazon Prime Video. Two films, Jhund and Chehre are ready for release while he is yet to complete Ayan Mukherji’s Brahmastra along with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.

Abhishek’s last release was Amazon Prime’s Breathe: Into The Shadows. It came out on Friday. His next release will be The Big Bull, which will air on Disney+ Hotstar.

Bollywood has so far not reported too many covid cases except playback singer Kanika Kapoor.

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