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Bollywood Superstar, Amitabh Bachchan, son tested positive for COVID-19

A Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abishek Bachchan have both tested positive for the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The 77 years old Bollywood superstar along his 44 year-old son were both tested positive for COVID-19 and have been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

“I have tested COVID positive…shifted ti 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”. He tweeted and was followed by his son’s few minutes later about him being positive too.

Bachchan also known as “angry young man” joined the entertainment industry in 1969 and has starred in more than 200 movies including the popular Zanjeer, Sholay and the like.

He is regarded as royalty by millions of Indians. They seek his blessings and hold on to his words of advice.

The Superstar had been leading the way in India’s fight against corona virus as the cases rose to 820,916 on Saturday and also recorded the third highest death toll of 22,123.

Senior doctors and nurses had been avoiding their duties because of the risk of contracting the virus while the country had been criticised for not conducting enough tests on its citizens.

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