Bollywood film star Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Indian actor on Saturday announced on his Twitter page has tested positive to the infection. The Indian Express reported that the 77-year-old actor was admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.
“I have tested COVID positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited,” Bachchan tweeted. He also requested that those who have been in close proximity with him in the last ten days to get themselves tested.
About an hour after Bachchan’s tweet, his son, Abhishek, who is also an actor, announced that he was also positive to the coronavirus