Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for coronavirus, discharged from hospital

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Published: August 2, 2020 4:56:05 pm





amitabh bachcan Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged from Nanavati hospital (Photo: Instagtam/amitabhbachchan).

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from Nanavati hospital on Sunday. The actor’s son Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter to share the news.

Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “🙏🏽 my father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him. 🙏🏽”

Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Nanavati hospital on July 11 after testing positive for coronavirus. Amitabh had been admitted in the hospital along with his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan, who had also contracted the disease.

Amitabh himself had shared the news of his diagnosis on Twitter. He tweeted, “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!”

While in the hospital, Amitabh Bachchan shared updates about his health frequently whilst expressing gratitude for all the love and support his family had received in the past few days.

On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan is slated to host the new season of Sony TV’s Kaun Banega Crorepati. He also has Brahmastra, Chehre and Jhund in the pipeling.

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