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Amitabh, Aishwarya, Abhishek and Aaradhya on path to recovery from coronavirus

Four members of the Bachchan family, including Amitabh Bachchan, Aaradhya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, have tested positive for coronavirus.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 15, 2020 8:12:31 am
Amitabh Bachchan, Aaradhya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan have tested positive for coronavirus.

Four members of the Bachchan family have tested positive for coronavirus. Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek announced that they had contracted the coronavirus on Saturday.

Amitabh tweeted to inform his fans, “T 3590 -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, meanwhile, asked fans to stay calm and not panic. He tweeted, “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.”

On Sunday, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan were tested positive for coronavirus as well. The rest of the family members, including Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan and her children, tested negative.

While Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan have been advised to stay at the Nanavati hospital, Aishwarya and Aaradhya will quarantine at home.

“Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home. The BMC has been updated of their situation and are doing the needful.The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers,” Abhishek wrote.

Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) visited all the three bungalows owned by the Bachchan family to sanitise them and also for contact tracing.

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Follow all the latest updates about Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and Aaradhya Bachchan.

13:03 (IST)14 Jul 2020
'Your family is our family'

Actor Archana Pania tweeted, "speedy recovery for the Bachchans ... your family is OUR FAMILY & has the world’s prayers!"

12:27 (IST)14 Jul 2020
'Our collective prayers will see you through this'

Hrishikesh Kannan took to Twitter and expressed, "Ur family is a national treasure my brother @juniorbachchan. Our collective prayers & positive energy will see you through this and back fighting fit"

11:56 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Amitabh and Abhishek to stay in hospital for at least seven days

"Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are stable and responding well to treatment. They will have to be in hospital for at least seven days," a hospital insider told PTI.

11:18 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Venkatesh Daggubati wishes a speedy recovery

Actor Venkatesh Daggubati took to Twitter to wish for speedy recovery of Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan who were tested positive for coronavirus last weekend.

10:15 (IST)14 Jul 2020
VIDEO | COVID-19 hits Bollywood and television industry

09:49 (IST)14 Jul 2020
26 staffers test negative for COVID-19

Twenty-six staffers working across four bungalows of the Bachchans tested negative for coronavirus on Monday. BMC officials traced 54 close contacts of the Bachchans. They also traced people who had come in contact with Abhishek Bachchan, as he had travelled recently for work. Of the 54 contacts, 25 were tested while 28 have been sent to home quarantine.

09:20 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Mahamritunjay yagna for Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery

Amitabh Bachchan's fans in Kolkata have organised 'mahamritunjay yagna' for speedy recovery of the actor, who was tested negative for coronavirus on Sunday.

“We will continue the yagna till all members of the Bachchan family recover, which we know is a matter of few days,” said Sanjoy Patodia of the Amitabh Bachchan Fans Association. Read more

08:54 (IST)14 Jul 2020
'Pray for your fast recovery'

"Amitabh Bachchan Ji! Pray for your very fast recovery along with Abhishek, Aishwarya and Aaradhya. God bless!" politician Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted.

08:34 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Abhishek Bachchan will be discharged soon: Hospital authorities

Actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, who were admitted to Nanavati Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, are stable as per hospital authorities. On Monday, they informed that Abhishek will be discharged soon.

18:21 (IST)13 Jul 2020
'Keep fighting and hold onto positive thoughts'
17:55 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Vivek Oberoi prays for Bachchans' well-being

Vivek Anand Oberoi is praying for the well-being of Bachchans. The actor took to Twitter and wrote, "Our prayers for the well being and quick recovery of the family."

17:31 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Sudarsan Pattnaik dedicates a sand art for Amitabh Bachchan

Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik tweeeted, "Millions of blessings with you #AmitabhBachchan Ji. We Pray to Lord Jagannath for you and your family’s speedy recovery. My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha."

17:18 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Sunny Leone: I hope you both recover soon

"I hope you both recover soon and are able to pinpoint from where or whom you contracted this virus from. Hopefully it’s a small list of people or places. @juniorbachchan @SrBachchan God Bless you and your family," Sunny Leone via Twitter.

16:50 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Raghavendra Rao K wishes speedy recovery

Filmmaker Raghavendra Rao K tweeted a photo featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan. He prayed for their "speedy recovery."

16:33 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Juhi Chawla 'wishes for speedy recovery'

Juhi Chawla tweeted, "Amitji, Abhishek, Aishwarya & Aaradhya... Our heartfelt best wishes for your speedy recovery."

16:13 (IST)13 Jul 2020
'A speedy recovery for the whole family'

Actor Raj Singh Arora tweeted, "lots of Love & regards and a speedy recovery for the whole family"

15:50 (IST)13 Jul 2020
'Prayers in constant thoughts'

Amit Sadh, who has been tested negative for Covid-19, has been sending love and wishes to Abhishek Bachchan and his family. The actor, commenting on Bachchan's tweet, wrote, "Come back soon bro ... prayers in constant thoughts"

15:37 (IST)13 Jul 2020
'Best wishes for your speedy recovery'

Juhi Chawla tweeted her good wishes to the Bachchans, while also sharing that her previous tweet, where many thought she misspelt Aaradhya's name to Ayurveda, wasn't a typing mistake.

"Amitji, Abhishek, Aishwarya & Aaradhya... Our heartfelt best wishes for your speedy recovery. My earlier tweet was not a typo, I meant , when I wrote , Ayurveda, that with Nature's Grace , it will help to recover fast," Juhi Chalwa tweeted.

Her preview tweet read, "Amitji ... Abhishek ... Ayurveda .... jaldi theek ho jaayenge .. dekhiyega (Amitabh Ji, Abhishek, ayurveda, you’ll soon get better, you’ll see)"

15:32 (IST)13 Jul 2020
Lata Mangeshkar prays for Bachchan family's health

Lata Mangeshkar, in response to Abhishek Bachchan's tweet, wrote that she is praying for the Bachchan family's speedy recovery. "Namaskar Abhishek ji. Aap ke Pitaji,aap, Aishwarya ji aur Aaradhya jaldi swasth ho jaayein aisi main ishwar se prathana karti hun," she tweeted.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday posted on Twitter, "To them that have expressed their concern, their prayers and their wishes for Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya and me, my unending gratitude and love."

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He further wrote, "It shall not be possible for me to acknowledge and respond to all the prayers and wishes expressed by them that have shown concern towards Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya and me. I put my hands together and say thank you. Thank you for your eternal love and affection."