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Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for Covid-19, hospitalised

Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for Covid-19, hospitalised

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jul 2020, 11:13 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19.

Bachchan has been shifted to Nanavati Hospital. 

UPDATE: His actor-producer son Abhishek Bachchan also tested positive for Covid-19.

As per media reports, his health condition is not serious. 

His family and staff have undergone Covid tests, the results of which are awaited.

The actor informed his followers on Twitter, "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 !"

Prayers for Big B

Actor Kriti Sanon tweeted, "Praying for your speedy recovery Sir! Red heart???????? plsss get well soon! Lots of love.."

Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh said, "You have always been a fighter !! God bless for a speedy recovery Red heartHugging face."

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, "Wishing you a complete & speedy recovery @SrBachchan Sahib. Let this be one among the many fights you’ve fought & won, both real & reel."

Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted, "Get well soon, Sir... Praying for your speedy recovery."

Boman Irani said, "You’re a fighter Sir. Get well soon."

"We’re all cheering for you. And  you have nothing to worry about. There’s a vaccine you possess—it’s code named the Big V—and it’s inbuilt & organic. Grows inside  all those like you who are natural fighters. ????????" tweeted businessman Anand Mahindra.

Actor Jackey Bhagnani said, "Get well soon @SrBachchan sir. Praying for your speedy recovery."

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan tweeted, "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! We will all take good care of you. Best wishes for a speedy recovery!"

"Prayers... You’re a fighter & the personification of ‘Survivor’... FIGHT!! Duas..Palms up together" singer Adnan Sami tweeted. 

West Bengal Chief MInister Mamata Banerjee tweeted, "Extremely saddened to hear the news of Shri #AmitabhBachchan Ji testing COVID Positive. Praying for his strength & speedy recovery. @SrBachchan please get well soon!"