Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek test positive for Covid-19, admitted to Nanavati hospital; Abhishek asks people to stay calm

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, on Saturday, along with his son Abhishek, tested positive for Covid-19. Senior Bachchan has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital where he is being kept in an isolation ward, reports Filmfare.

After the news of the Big B being admitted started circulating on Saturday night, the thespian confirmed on Twitter. The 77-year-old actor revealed that his family and staff as well had been tested and the results were awaited.

“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!,” read the tweet from the actor’s official handle.

Soon after his son actor-producer Abhishek also took to the micro-blogging site to confirm the news, adding that both he and his father had shown mild symptoms. The 44-year-old, who made his OTT debut this weekend with the thriller ‘Breathe’, also requested everyone to stay calm and went on to add that they had “informed all the required authorities”. He also wrote that the actor and his family were complying with the BMC.



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