Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus, hospitalised

Actor Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for covid-19 on Saturday evening and was admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. He confirmed the same in a tweet.

“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,” actor wrote.

The 77-year old actor was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo and the film was initially going to be released in theaters, but due to the pandemic, it premiered on Amazon Prime Video.