Amitabh Bachchan & son Abhishek test positive for Covid-19

Renowned Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have both confirmed that they have tested positive for Covid-19.

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"I request all to stay calm and not panic."

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his actor son Abhishek Bachchan have been hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19.

On Saturday, 11 July 2020, the legendary actor, 77, and his son, 44, shared the news with their respective fan followings on Twitter.

Amitabh Bachchan revealed that he was waiting for results following hospitalisation. He said:

“I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests, results awaiting.

“All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!”

Immediately, a host of Indian celebrities took to Twitter to wish Amitabh a speedy recovery.

Actor Dhanush wrote: “Get well soon sir, my sincere prayers for your speedy recovery.”

Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja said: “Get well soon amit uncle. All my love and prayers ..”

Singer Yo Yo Honey Singh tweeted: “Wishing you a speedy recovery sir lots of love and prayers.”

Actress Preity Zinta wrote: “Get well soon Amitji. Praying for your speedy recovery. Love you loads.”

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Meanwhile, fans of the star flooded his Twitter with their well wishes.

One fan tweeted: “The whole country’s prayers are with you sir .. you will beat this virus and come out strong.”

Another fan said: “Get well soon Sir Aapke sath hum ki Duaen Hai .. @SrBachchan.”

Following Big B’s announcement, it was revealed his son Abhishek Bachchan has also tested positive for coronavirus while his wife Aishwarya Rai has tested negative.

Taking to Twitter, Abhishek wrote:

“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.”

Once again, many stars from the film fraternity wished Abhishek Bachchan a speedy recovery and good health.

Actress Bipasha Basu wrote: “You take good care of yourself. You and Sir will be absolutely fine. Sending you healing prayers and love.”

Actor Dulquer Salmaan tweeted: “Get well soon Abhishek! Prayers and wishing a speedy recovery!”

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Recently, Abhishek Bachchan made his web series debut with Breathe Into The Shadows (2020).

Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in the 2020 film, Gulabo Sitabo opposite Ayushmann Khurrana.

The father-son duo was taken to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

According to The Indian Express, a hospital official revealed that Amitabh and Abhishek are in a stable condition.

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