Amitabh Bachchan Contracts Covid-19 Now Hospitalized

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan organizes ten buses to transport 225 stranded migrants home to Uttar Pradesh amid the lockdown.

NEWS: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19. The Indian actor along with his son, Abhishek Bachchan is admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital on Saturday evening, according to The Indian Express. A hospital spokesperson confirmed the news to the publication stating Amitabh is stable. The actor took to social media to confirm he is COVID-19 positive.

Amitabh took to Twitter to share the news. He 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!”

Taking to Twitter, Abhishek Bachchan said, “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.” read more here

Fans react to Amitabh Bachchan’s COVID-19 hospitalization

Neha Dhupia posted on Twitter, “Sending you tons of love and best wishes … please take care … you ll be okay very soon!”

Taapsee Pannu tweeted, “And you shall be back to health n happiness soon! champ!”

“Prayers sir. Praying for your early recovery,” Hansal Mehta said via Twitter.

Amitabh was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo which premiered on Amazon Video.

The television show also marks Tabu’s reunion with Mira Nair, after 14 years, for the 2006 drama ‘The Namesake’ which starred the late Irrfan Khan. Mira Nair’s BBC One adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel out on July 26

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Source inputs: The Indian Express

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