Actor Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan have been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus. The 77-year-old actor confirmed the news of his diagnosis on Twitter, adding that his family and staff are also being tested. It is now being reported that his son has also tested positive for the disease.
“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 confirmed on Twitter on Saturday evening.
According to sources at the hospital, Amitabh was experiencing breathlessness. On Saturday, around 10pm, he was rushed to the hospital, reports Hindustantimes.
Actors and other Bollywood colleagues have tweeted their wishes for Amitabh and Abhishek’s quick recovery. Taapsee Pannu wrote, “And you shall be back to health n happiness soon!champ !” Sonu Sood wrote, “Get well soon sir.”
“Sending you tons of love and best wishes ... please take care ... you’ll be okay very soon!,” wrote Neha Dhupia.