New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday tested positive for the dreadful coronavirus which has claimed the lives of over 22,000 in India so far. As soon as Big B announced that he has tested COVID-19 positive, people across the country started wishing him speedy recovery. Several Bollywood stars also prayed for the good of Big B.

On Sunday, veteran Bollywood actor and co-star of Amitabh, Dharmendra also took to twitter to wish his ‘courageous younger brother’ a speedy recovery, asking Big B’s Jaya Bachchan “not to worry”.

“Amit, get well soon. I am sure of my courageous younger brother......he will soon be fit and fine in a day or two ...Jaya, don’t worry...everything will be fine my brave baby....Look after yourself and everyone at home.....Love you all......take care,” the actor wrote.

On Saturday, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to share the news that he has tested positive for the highly contagious coronavirus. Big B also requested people who have been in close proximity to him in the last 10 days to get themselves tested for the dreadful infection.

He wrote, “T 3590 -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!”

After Amitabh, his son Abhishek Bachchan also tested positive for coronavirus. Later on Sunday, Amitabh’s daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya also tested positive for the dreadful infection, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope in a tweet, adding that Amitabh’s wife Jaya Bachchan has tested negative for the highly contagious infection. Tope, however, deleted his just hours later, causing a confusion. 

Meanwhile, the Bachchan residence is now been declared a containment zone and all residents have been quarantined for 14 days.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma