Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital.
Nanavati Hospital is located in Mumbai’s Ville Parle, which is very close to the actor’s residence in Juhu area of the city.
“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 actor said in a post on social media platform Twitter.
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 theaters, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it premiered on Amazon Prime Video.
Big B, has he is fondly called, was clinical in his efforts to help stranded migrants get back to their homes. He arranged special flights to help around 180 migrants to fly from Mumbai to Lucknow last month. The migrants hailed from Unnao, Gonda, Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh, and they thanked the actor his act of kindness.
Prior to that, Bachchan had organised four special flights to send about 700 migrant workers to their homes.
This is a developing story. More details awaited.