Last year in July, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan were diagnosed with Covid-19. Amitabh and Abhishek shared a room in the hospital where they could spend time together. Aishwarya and Aaradhya were discharged sooner while Abhishek and Amitabh had to stay in the hospital for a few weeks. He recently took part in an Instagram live session where he spoke about his battle with Covid-19 and spending time with his father in the hospital.
He said, "Well, he is good company to have, so it was wonderful to wake up and go see my father last year was 78 years old, a man with severe comorbidities but him being positive and having that fighting spirit to get through this. At that point of time my energies were obviously directed towards him and him becoming better because you fear for your parents, it's actually a sensitive age group. I mean he is also a great friend of mine, so it was good to shoot the breeze with him and you know when you are a Covid patient, although you can interact with other patients, there is nothing else to do, you just have to wait around. So, there was some good banter that went on, I mean he is a good roomie in that sense."