Bollywood Celebrities Who Recently Tested Positive For COVID-19
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.
T 3590 -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 !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
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. 🙏🏽
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 11, 2020
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.
This is to inform all that my mother Dulari is found Covid + (Mildly). We have admitted her into Kokilaben Hospital. My brother, bhabhi & niece inspite of being careful have also tested mildly positive.I got myself tested as well & I have tested negative. @mybmc is informed.!🙏 pic.twitter.com/EpjDIALft2
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) July 12, 2020
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.
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Hi everyone , I have been tested Postive for covid 19 .although I have mild symptoms.. I would urge and request everyone whose been with me in close promitixy over the last few days please go and get yourself tested . The Bmc has regularly been in touch and with the doctors guidance I am in self quarantine and I am grateful to them for all their support . Please be safe and take care 😇
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
ಜೈ ಆಂಜನೇಯ 💪🏼
— Dhruva Sarja (@DhruvaSarja) July 15, 2020
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.