Amitabh Bachchan has been shifted to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai after testing positive for coronavirus on Saturday. The Bollywood megastar also informed about the same on Twitter and asked all those who have been in close proximity to him to get tested for Covid-19.
“I have tested Covid positive. Shifted to Hospital. 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,” Amitabh Bachchan said in a tweet.
Nanavati Hospital is located in Mumbai’s Ville Parle, which is very close to the actor’s residence in Juhu area of the city.
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. The film was initially going to be released in theatres, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it premiered on Amazon Prime Video.
Sending you tons of love and best wishes … please take care … you ll be okay very soon!,” wrote Neha Dhupia.
The hospital sources confirmed that the actor is stable. The news of Bachchan being infected with the virus spread like a wildfire and became a top trend within a few minutes. As we write this, the social media users have already made this a top trend on Twitter with people wishing for his speedy recovery. The entire film fraternity also took to Twitter to send good wishes for his recovery and the well-being of the entire family.