Celebs Pray for Amitabh & Abhishek Bachchan's Speedy Recovery
Amitabh Bachchan, 77, has been tested positive for coronavirus. Amitabh and Abhishek shared the news on Twitter, their fans started wishing for their recovery.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, 77, has been tested positive for coronavirus. The actor shared his medical condition via Twitter where he mentioned that he has been hospitalised. Big B also shared that all his family members, as well as staff members, have undergone tests, but the results are awaited. He also requested everyone who had come in his contact in the last ten days to get tested.
Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet read, “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!”
Just minutes after Amitabh Bachchan shared his medical condition. Abhishek Bachchan revealed that he, too, has been tested positive for coronavirus. Furthermore, Abhishek has been admitted to Nanavati hospital with mild symptoms.
Abhishek shared on Twitter, “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.”
He shared another tweet where he wrote, “The BMC has been in touch and we are complying with them.”
Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya along with Aaradhya have been tested negative, said the hospital sources.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will sanitize Big B’s residence ‘Jalsa’, which is located at Mumbai’s Juhu. BMC Mayor Kishori Pednekar, in a statement, said, “Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow ‘Jalsa’ will be sanitized today.”
Celebs wish Speedy Recovery:
Soon after Amitabh and Abhishek shared the news on Twitter, their fans started wishing for their recovery. Celebrities including Mammootty, Hansal Mehta, Taapsee Pannu, Manoj Bajpayee. In addition, Sonu Sood, Dulquer Salmaan, Rajkummar Rao, Anupam Kher. Furthermore, Bhumi Pednekar and Mahesh Babu among many others shared wishes for their fast recovery.
'An era is unwell'
Central Board of Film Certification Chairperson and noted lyricist Prasoon Joshi tweeted, "... एक युग अस्वस्थ है,an era is unwell. We need our positive energies and collective Prayers for Amit ji and Abhishek’s @juniorbachchan speedy recovery #AmitabhBachchan #AbhishekBachchan #Amitji."
He’s always stood tall'
Shekhar Kapur posted on Twitter, "He’s always stood tall. They’ve been more storms in his life than most people I know. But he’s always stood tall. As he will again, I’m sure in face of #COVID19. Thanks for putting out the message so firmly @SrBachchan so we all know our responsibilities to ourselves and to others."
Hema Malini shared on Twitter, "Amit ji has tested positive & has been admitted to Nanavati hospital. I pray for his well being & I’m sure that with all our collective prayers, he will come out of this safely."
'Take care Amit ji'
Sachin Tendulkar mentioned on Twitter, "Take care Amit ji. Praying for your good health and quick recovery. 🙏🏼"
On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan had shot a few advertisements for the upcoming season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, but those were all shot at home.
In addition, he was due to start shooting the next season soon.
His previous film, Gulabo Sitabo, also starring Ayushmann Khurrana. Furthermore, it was released digitally on Amazon Prime Video due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, Abhishek Bachchan, had been photographed visiting a dubbing studio after the lockdown started easing.
His debut web series Breathe: Into the Shadows started streaming on July 10. In addition, on Amazon Prime Video.
Amitabh Bachchan had recently shared a photo with his children, Abhishek and Shweta, with the caption that read, "How did they grow up so fast?" The photo showed them as kids in Amitabh Bachchan's arms, and as adults sitting right next to him.
Amitabh had earlier recorded a public service announcement for the government where he requested people to sanitise their hands and keep their surroundings clean.
However, this message was circulated at the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
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