Three generations of Bachchan family hit by COVID-19
The most admired Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law and granddaughter have joined him and his son in testing positive for COVID-19. The father and son are being diagnosed at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.
Abhishek Bachchan said his wife, former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and their 8-year-old daughter had also been infected by the Noble Coronavirus.
“Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home,” he tweeted, saying other family members including Jaya Bachchan had tested negative.
“My father and I remain in hospital till the doctors decide otherwise. Everyone, please remain cautious and safe. Please follow all rules!” added Abhishek Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan (77) is one of India’s most adored personalities. Some fans have started performing Hindu prayer rituals for the wellness of the whole family. He has been a major figure in the battle against the pandemic, appearing in public service advertisements using his trademark voice, he urges people to wear masks, wash hands regularly and maintain social distance.
Authorities have been sanitizing Amitabh Bachchan’s house in Mumbai, spraying sterilizer inside the complex, and on cars parked outside.
India’s film industry lately resumed shoots after a months-long lockdown in late March. But actors over 65, such as Amitabh Bachchan, have been barred from the sets for their defenselessness.