Last Saturday legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan
revealed that he has contracted the novel COVID-19 virus. The actor said that he has shifted to Nanavati Hospital. Soon after that other reports confirmed that Abhishek Bachchan
, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
, and Aaradhya Bachchan also tested positive for the virus. Ever since then fans of the Bachchan family have flooded their social media with messages full of love and wished them a speedy recovery. Bollywood stars like Sonam Kapoor and others also wished the Bachchan family. Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee also took to Twitter to express their thoughts towards Amitabh Bachchan.
On June 19 after a week since the diagnosis, Amitabh Bachchan has thanked his fans for their love and support. Taking to Instagram Amitabh shared an old picture of his family and himself. He wrote, “We see your love .. we hear your prayers .. we fold our hands.. in gratitude and thanks !"
He further wrote, "In happy times, in times of illness, you our near and dear, our well wishers, our fans have ever given us unstinting love , affection care and prayer .. we express our bountiful gracious gratitude to you all .. in these circumstances hospital protocol is restrictive , so individual responses are not possible .. but we see, read, hear all of you .. thank you ever."
Meanwhile, three separate BMC teams have quarantined and sanitized all three of the Bachchan family bungalows in Mumbai. Jaya Bachchan meanwhile is in isolation despite testing negative for the COVID-19 test. Meanwhile, Rekha’s bungalow is in complete lockdown and the actress has refused to get tested herself.