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The deadly Coronavirus has taken away all the special moments of our lives, leaving us scared and helpless. A sense of fear keeps on revolving in our mind even at the thought of stepping out. From weddings, birthdays to festivals, the novel virus has ruined all our plans. With rising number of cases on daily basis, we can’t see the pandemic going away anytime soon. During these difficult times, to be with our family is one of the greatest blessings. (Also Read: Kareena Kapoor Shares An Adorable Monochrome Picture Of Taimur And Inaaya And We Can't Stop Gushing)
It was on July 11, 2020, when the news of Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan being tested positive for COVID-19 flashed the news feeds. Amitabh Bachchan had informed that he was tested positive with the novel virus and was admitted to Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai. Later, Abhishek Bachchan too had informed that he was also tested positive with the virus. When everyone in the Bachchan family had gotten themselves tested, Jaya Bachchan’s report had come negative but Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan had tested positive in the second round.
After staying in the hospital for 10 days, on July 27, 2020, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan recovered from COVID-19 as they were tested negative and were discharged from the hospital. On July 29, 2020, Aishwarya took to her IG handle to express her gratitude towards everyone for their prayers, concern and well-wishes for her family. She shared a picture of folded hands and hand heart with her angel, Aaradhya and wrote, “THANK YOU SO SO MUCH for ALL your Prayers , Concern, Wishes and Love for my darling Angel Aaradhya and for Pa, Ab ...and me TRULY OVERWHELMED and forever indebted...GOD BLESS YOU ALL . ALL MY LOVE ALWAYS and Prayers for the well-being of you ALL and all yours... Truly, Deeply and Heartfelt...Be Well and Be Safe GOD BLESS. LOVE YOU All too.”
It was Health Minister, Rajesh Tope, who had confirmed the news of Aishwarya and Aaradhya being COVID-19 positive on his Twitter handle. His tweet could be read as "Smt.Aishwarya Rai Bacchan and Daughter Aaradhya Abhishek Bacchan have also been detected positive for Covid19. Smt. Jaya Bachhan ji is tested negative for covid19. We wish the Bacchan Family to get well soon with a speedy recovery." (Also Read: Sushant Singh Rajput's Father Files Case Against His Rumoured Girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty)
On July 27, 2020, Amitabh Bachchan had penned a note on his official blog on Tumblr where he had expressed how his little granddaughter, Aaradhya Bachchan had asked him not to cry and had assured him that he will be home soon. Expressing his emotions, he had written, “they go home the little one and Bahurani .. and the tears flow out .. the little one embraces and tells me not to cry ..’you’ll be home soon’ she assures .. I must believe her.”
When Aishwarya and Aaradhya were discharged from the hospital, Amit ji was overwhelmed with emotions and had expressed his happiness over the same on his social media handles. Sharing a picture of Aishwarya and Aaradhya, Amit ji had written, “Apni chhoti bitiya aur bahurani ko aspatal se mukti milne par, main rok na paaya apne aansoo. Prabhu teri kripa apaar, aprampaar.”
Abhishek Bachchan too had expressed his happiness on the same and had shared the news on his Twitter handle. Thanking everyone for their good wishes and prayers, Abhishek had written, “Thank you all for your continued prayers and good wishes. Indebted forever. Aishwarya and Aaradhya have thankfully tested negative and have been discharged from the hospital. They will now be at home. My father and I remain in hospital under the care of the medical staff.” (Also Read: Sushmita Sen Completes Two-Years Of Togetherness With Her 'Rooh', Rohman Shawl, Pens A Cute Note)
We pray for Amit ji and Abhishek’s speedy recovery.
Born on October 11, 1942, in Allahabad, to Teji Bachchan, a social activist and Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a poet, Inquilaab, who was later named Amitabh Bachchan, became ‘the light that never dies’ for millions. Beginning his career in Bollywood with Saat Hindustani in 1969, no Zanjeer or Deewar became anRead More