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Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital: ‘Finally prayers have been answered’

Amitabh Bachchan Coronavirus News Live Updates: Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter on Sunday to reveal that Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged after testing negative for COVID-19.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 2, 2020 10:11:41 pm
amitabh bachchan discharged from hospital Amitabh Bachchan is back home from Nanavati hospital. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan/Blog)

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday tested negative for COVID-19, according to a tweet shared by his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan. Abhishek wrote that his father has been discharged from Nanavati hospital and will now rest at his residence.

Abhishek’s tweet read, “My father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him.”

In another tweet, Abhishek Bachchan shared that he is still Covid-19 positive. The actor wrote, “I, Unfortunately due to some comorbidities remain Covid-19 positive and remain in hospital. Again, thank you all for your continued wishes and prayers for my family. Very humbled and indebted. I’ll beat this and come back healthier! Promise.”

Minutes later, Senior Bachchan himself took to Twitter to share the latest development with his followers. His tweet read, “I have tested CoVid- have been discharged. I am back home in solitary quarantine. Grace of the Almighty, blessings of Ma Babuji, prayers & duas of near & dear & friends fans EF .. and the excellent care and nursing at Nanavati made it possible for me to see this day.”

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22:11 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Prayers for your health'

Abhishek Bachchan informed his Twitter family that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Replying to the tweet, Aahana Kumra wrote, "You will be fine very very soon @juniorbachchan! Prayers for your health!"

21:27 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Sophie Choudry wishes speedy recovery to Abhishek Bachchan

Sophie Choudry shared on Twitter, "Sending you all the love and prayers AB!! You will be home in no time God Willing"

21:02 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Anu Prabhakar Mukherjee on Abhishek Bachchan

Actor Anu Prabhakar Mukherjee wrote on Twitter, "Get well soon @juniorbachchan sending you prayers and wishes!"

20:50 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Siddharth Malhotra sends wishes for Abhishek Bachchan

Director Siddharth Malhotra, in response to Abhishek Bachchan's tweet, wrote, "Waiting to read ur tweet when your back home to AB. wish u a speedy recovery soon"

20:31 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Rohit Roy on Amitabh Bachchan

Rohit Roy is happy that Amitabh Bachchan is back home. The actor wrote on Amitabh's post on Instagram, "Yayyyyyyy! Welcome back Amit ji."

20:16 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Finally prayers have been answered'

Restuarateur Harjinder Singh Kukreja is happy to know about Amitabh Bachchan's health. He wrote "Finally prayers have been answered. Waheguru Da Shukar Hai. Thanks for sharing this lovely news Amit Ji" in comments of Amitabh Bachchan's latest Instagram post.

20:03 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Rahul Dev is 'very happy'

Commenting on Amitabh Bachchan's Instagram post, Rahul Dev expressed that he is "happy to learn" about the actor's health. He wrote, "Dear Sir so very happy to learn this!!!Original fighter ...Love and Duas always"

19:48 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Milap Zaveri welcomes Amitabh Bachchan

Milap Zaveri tweeted "welcome back sir" with an heart emoticon after Amitabh Bachchan announced that he has been tested negative for coronavirus and is back home.

19:38 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Waiting for you to be back too'

Lada Gurden Singh commented on Abhishek Bachchan's tweet informing fans about Amitabh Bachchan's health. He tweeted, "Waiting for you to be back too Abhi!! ❤️ Fanstatic news."

19:21 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Good guys always win'

Suparn S Varma wished speedy recovery for Abhishek Bachchan who has tested positive for Covid-19. "You will recover soon @juniorbachchan praying for you! The good guy always wins," he tweeted.

19:11 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Mouni Roy: Best news I have heard today

Actor Mouni Roy is celebrating as Amitabh Bachchan has come back home after testing negative for coronavirus. The actor wrote, "Yay yay yay .... Best best I hv heard today. Love & regards always" on Big B's post on Instagram.

18:58 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Kamya Punjabi celebrates Amitabh Bachchan's comeback

Kamya Punjabi shared Amitabh Bachchan's tweet on her timeline and wrote, "Ganapati Bappa Morya."

18:41 (IST)02 Aug 2020
VIDEO | Amitabh Bachchan arrives home

Amitabh Bachchan arrived at his residence Jalsa after getting discharged from the hospital.

18:31 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Knew you will be fit and fine'

Composer Savvy Gupta wrote on Twitter, "So good to know that,I knew u ll be fit n fine."

18:23 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'So happy to know Amitabh Bachchan has come back home'

"So so happy to know that @SrBachchan has come back home after a long stay at Hospital. It was good wishes of his well wishers & fans that he could fight the deadly #coronavirus . God bless him. #AmitabhBachhan," film distributor Raj Bansal shared via Twitter.

18:10 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Take rest and recover'

Ajay Vidyasagar took to Twitter and wrote, "God bless you sir..take lot of rest and fully recover. Our prayers for you."

18:08 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Vindu Dara Singh thanks God

Actor Vindu Dara Singh tweeted, "What better present can we get on #HappyFriendshipDay2020 thank you god."

18:03 (IST)02 Aug 2020
'Welcome back Sarkar'

Director Harish Shankar welcomed back Amitabh Bachchan. Retweeting Amitabh Bachchan's tweet about his health, Shankar wrote, "Wowwwwwww what a news .... welcome back SARKAR..."

18:00 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Paresh Rawal: One more fight he wins

Paresh Rawal is elated that Amitabh Bachchan is back home after testing negative for coronavirus. Rawal took to Twitter and wrote, "One more fight he wins! Jai Ho!"

17:58 (IST)02 Aug 2020
Sudhir Mishra on Amitabh Bachchan

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra says Amitabh Bachchan being tested negative for coronavirus is "great news."

Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan had tested positive for coronavirus on July 11. Amitabh had shared a statement regarding the same on social media which read, "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!”