Legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday (July 11, 2020) announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The 77-year-old took to Twitter to break the news to everyone and said that he has moved to a hospital while his family members have also undergone tests, the results to which are still awaited. The Indian actor also requested everyone who was in contact with him in the last 10 days to get themselves checked as well. Amitabh Bachchan Tests Positive for COVID-19, Admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

‘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 !’ the 77-year-old wrote in his official Twitter account. Amitabh Bachchan Tests Positive For COVID-19: Mahesh Babu, Sonam Kapoor, Vikas Gupta, Mammooty, Kapil Sharma Among Others Pray For Actor's Quick Recovery (View Tweets).

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After hearing the news, several members for cricketing fraternity such as Shoaib Akhtar and Sachin Tendulkar wished the Bollywood legend a speedy recovery.`'Take care Amit ji. Praying for your good health and quick recovery. ' said the master blaster.

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Amitabh Bachchan is reportedly admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Vile Parle, Mumbai. His next on the big screen will be Ayan Mukherji's Bhramastra, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. He was also looking forward to beginning the shoot of his Sony TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati's post-Lockdown.

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