Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his Abhishek have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The 77-year-old took to Twitter and confirmed the news, adding that he has been shifted to a hospital. He said, "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!"
Abhishek also took to Twitter to confirm the news. "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.
Netizens are wishing for their speedy recovery.
On the workfront, Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Shoojit Sircar's Gulabo Sitabo alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. It was premiered on Amazon Prime Video due to the coronavirus pandemic that brushed the hopes of a theatrical release.