Top Indian actor, Amitàbh Bachchan, on Saturday confirmed that he had tested positive for Coronavirus.
He confirmed his status on Twitter and urged those he had had contact with in recent days to go for a test.
His tweet reads: “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!”
Indian Express reports that the Bollywood megastar was admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital on Saturday evening.
A hospital spokesperson confirmed the news to indianexpress.com.
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. The film was initially going to be released in theaters, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it premiered on Amazon Prime Video.
Big B will also return to host the twelfth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The auditions of the show concluded in May this year.
Amitabh Bachchan’s upcoming movies include Chehre, Brahmastra and Jhund.