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COVID-19 has created a new world of masked faces. After almost three-months of 'staying at home', it breaks everyone's heart to see everyone covered in masks. The highly contagious coronavirus has taken many lives across the world, and there is still no cure found. In these strange times, social distancing is encouraged, and hugs have become just another emoticon on Whatsapp. Everyone is hoping for everyone to stay safe, but the virus can attack anyone and anywhere. Almost every sector is getting back to work as the unlock in the country has started, amidst it, the chances of getting the virus are high. (Recommend Read: Mohit Sehgal Appreciates Wife, Sanaya For Taking Two Days To Cut His Hair, Her Reply Is Hilarious)
On July 11, 2020, everyone was left in shock when the news of Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan tested positive of coronavirus came out. The actor had confirmed the news on his Instagram handle and posted a picture of himself, and had captioned it as "This evening I tested positive for COVID 19 .. have been shifted to Hospital .. authorities informed .. family and staff tested results awaited .. all those that came in close proximity to me in the last 10 days please get yourself tested."
Now, another heartbreaking news came from the Bachchan household as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan is also tested COVID-19 positive. Health Minister Rajesh Tope confirmed the same on his Twitter handle. His tweet can 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."
On July 12, 2020, Abhishek took to his Instagram handle and posted a picture of herself. Along with it, he wrote, "Yesterday, 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. The BMC has been in touch and we are complying with them. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you."
Amitabh ji is admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. According to sources at the hospital, he was experiencing breathlessness, and he was taken to the hospital on Saturday. However, ina report as per the Hindustan Times, a doctor had said, "He is stable with minor breathlessness but considering his age and previous illnesses including tuberculosis, his condition might deteriorate." (Also Read: Arhaan Khan Says He Holds No Grudges Against Rashami Desai And Would Not Mind Meeting Her In Future)
Amitabh Bachchan is one of those extraordinary actors, who are the pillars of Indian cinema. His contribution to the film industry is still loved and celebrated by millions and till date, he makes sure to stay relevant for the love of his fans. And he had got it all from his father, the great poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan. The actor had learned the art of hard work from his father and whenever he seems to get lost, he re-reads his father's words, which gives him strength. (Don't Miss: Inaaya Naumi Kemmu Twins With Brother, Taimur Ali Khan In Justice League Superhero Costumes)
We hope a speedy recovery for Amitabh ji and Abhishek!