Hours after his father Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital due to the Covid-19 infection, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan said that he has also tested positive for coronavirus. Like his father, Abhishek also took to Twitter to share the news. He also said that both of them are having mild symptoms and admitted to hospital. He also requested fans to stay calm and not panic.

"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 wrote.

After Amitabh's sample came positive, his family members, inlcuding son Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, wife Jaya Bachchan, and a grand dautgher had been sampled for the coronavirus along with the satff members. 


However, while the reports of other family and staff members were yet to come, Abhishek's sample came positive. He has also been admitted to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

Sonam Kapoor, others wish speedy recovery

Bollyood actress Sonam Kapoor was among the first to wish the actor a speedy recovery. "Get well soon ab.. lots of love," Sonam wrote.

Union Minister Shahnawaz Hussain also prayed for the actor to recover soon. "Abhishek Bachchan you are also corona infected .. Sad to hear .. Wishing you a quick recovery," the minister wrote on Twitter.


Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked requested people who have been in close proximity to him in the last 10 days to get themselves tested for the Covid-19 disease.

"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 !," the superstar wrote on Twitter.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma