Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77, "In both good and difficult days") has become infected with the corona virus. He did communicated on Twitter. He has been tested positive for an infection and is now in a hospital, he explains. His family and employees could also be tested, but they are still waiting for the results.
Later his son Abhishek (44) via Twitter withthat his test was also positive. Accordingly, he and his father have mild symptoms. Abhishek Bachchan is also in the hospital.
The two actors were admitted to the Nanavati hospital in Mumbai, reports the British "BBC". The authorities had marked Bachchan's house as a quarantine zone.
Amitabh Bachchan is one of the best known and most successful figures in the Bollywood film industry. Tens of thousands of fans on Twitter addressed the actor, even India's Minister of Health Hash Vardhan (65) answered: "Dear Amitabh ji, like the whole nation, I wish you a speedy recovery. After all, you are the idol of millions in this country, an iconic superstar!"