Bollywood hasn’t been able to stay unscathed from the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Various Bollywood families who have tested positive for COVID-19. Here are some famous names from the industry who have recently  tested positive for COVID-19:

The Bachchan family

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have recently tested positive for novel coronavirus. They are currently receiving treatment in Nanavati hospital, Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan confirmed the news tweeting that he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday night.

Later on, the ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’ actor Abhishek Bachchan also tweeted confirming that he has also tested positive for COVID-19 and both of them are undergoing treatment in the hospital. As per the latest report, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. But other members of the Bachchan family, namely, Jaya Bachchan, Agastya Nanda, Navya Naveli Nanda and Shweta Nanda have tested negative.

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Anupam Kher’s family

Actor Anupam Kher confirmed the news that while he has tested negative for COVID-19, his mother, brother Raju Kher, Raju’s wife and daughter (Anupam’s niece) have tested mildly positive for novel coronavirus. He confirmed the news on Twitter.

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Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ heartthrob Parth Samthaan

TV actor Parth Samthaan known widely for his roles on MTV and Star Plus show Kasautii Zindagii Kay has tested positive for COVID-19. He also urged all those who had come in contact with him lately to get themselves tested. He had been shooting for the show over the past few days. Balaji Telefilms also took to social media and shared this development. It said that sanitation and hygiene practices as specified by authorities will and have been followed on the show’s sets. In a social media post, Samthaan said he is self-quarantining and has displayed only mild symptoms of the infectious disease.

Music Director Wajid Khan

Late music composer Wajid Khan, who died on June 1, 2020, after a cardiac arrest, was reportedly receiving treatment for COVID-19 after he was tested positive for it.

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Singer Kanika Kapoor

Singer Kanika Kapoor, known widely for her famous song ‘Baby Doll’, was among the first celebrities from Bollywood to test positive for the deadly infectious stories. She had reportedly returned from London before going to her hometown in UP. She was under the scanner for not revealing her travel history.

Kiran Kumar

The 74-year-old veteran actor Kiran Kumar tested positive for the novel coronavirus on May 14. Kumar, however, said he didn’t experience any symptoms. The actor learnt about it when he went to a hospital for a minor medical procedure 10 days ago.

Aishwarya Arjun

Tamil Actress of ‘Pattathu Yaanai’ fame Aishwarya Arjun, has tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai. She was last seen in ‘Sollividava’ directed by her father and filmmaker Arjun Sarja. Aishwarya posted an Instagram story confirming the news and shared a message with her fans that she recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Recently, Aishwarya’s cousin Dhruva Sarja and his wife Prerna also tested positive for COVID-19. Dhruva Sarja had tweeted, “My wife and I have both been tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and hence chosen to get ourselves hospitalised. I’m sure we’ll be back all fine! All those who were in close proximity with us please get yourselves tested and remain safe.”

Rekha’s Mumbai bungalow sealed

Rekha’s Mumbai bungalow was sealed after a guard test COVID-19 positive. BMC has also sanitised the area and cordoned it off after one of two guards tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier, Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Janhvi Kapoor and Aamir Khan had their residences sealed for the same reason. In June, seven members of Aamir Khan’s staff, including two bodyguards and a cook, tested positive.

Pallabi Dutta is an intern with SheThePeople.TV.

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