After Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan testes positive for COVID-19


Bollywood actor Abishekh Bachchan has also been tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, soon after his father Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for the virus.

In his verified twitter account,  Abhishek posted – “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.”

Both father and son were tested positive for the disease at hospital on Saturday night.

Abhishek made his acting debut in 2000 with J. P. Dutta’s war film ‘Refugee’. His first commercial successes came with the 2004 action films ‘Dhoom’ and ‘Run’.

He went on to earn critical appreciation for his performances in the dramas ‘Yuva’ (2004), ‘Sarkar’ (2005) and ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ (2006), later of which won him three consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 2007, he portrayed a character loosely based on Dhirubhai Ambani in Mani Ratnam’s drama film ‘Guru’, which earned him critical acclaim and a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

Along with his three Filmfare Awards, Abhishek won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi for producing the comedy-drama ‘Paa’ (2009), which had his father Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role.

Abhishek has been married to popular actress and former Miss Universe Aishwarya Rai since 2007, with whom he has a daughter.

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