After megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his son, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has also tested positive for COVID19 in Mumbai.

Informing that he along with his father, Amitabh Bachchan, tested positive for the virus, Abhishek took to the Twitter:  “Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you.”

It was earlier reported that 77-year-old Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for COVID19 and was admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital.

“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 !t,” Amitabh Bachchan tweeted.

It has been reported that the legendary actor is in the Respiratory Isolation Unit at the Nanavati Hospital.

A media report quoted doctors as as saying that the megastar is responding well to the treatment.

As the news of Amitabh Bachchan, who is popularly known as Big Big, being infected by COVID19 spread like wildfire, a wave of wishes from people wishing him a quick recovery poured in.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “Extremely saddened to hear the news of Shri #AmitabhBachchan Ji testing COVID Positive. Praying for his strength & speedy recovery. @SrBachchan please get well soon!”

Industrialist Anand Mahindra tweeted: “We’re all cheering for you. And you have nothing to worry about. There’s a vaccine you possess—it’s code named the Big V—and it’s inbuilt & organic. Grows inside all those like you who are natural fighters,”

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