New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has tested coronavirus positive. The actor himself took to Twitter to share the news with his fans. He has been admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital for the treatment of COVID-19. The actor said that members from his family and staff have also been sampled but their results were awaited.

He also requested people who have been in close proximity to him in the last 10 days to get themselves tested for the coronavirus. 

"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.

The news of Amitabh Bachchan being infected with the coronavirus triggered a storm of reactions from fans to films stars and businessmen to politicians. They all prayed for the actor's speedy recovery. This is the second time coronavirus has affected the mega star.

Earlier, the virus has hit him "professionally". His latest film comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo, which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana, could not be released in theaters due to the coronavirus pandemic. The movie was later premiered on Amazon Prime Video.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma