Not so long ago, huge Bollywood personalities began coming forward with their coronavirus diagnosis. It all began when Big B of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan made an announcement that he has been tested coronavirus positive. It was later found out that the rest of the Bachchans apart from Jaya, i.e. Aishwarya, Aaradhya and Abhishek have also found to have coronavirus.
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
Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home. The BMC has been updated of their situation and are doing the needful.The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers 🙏🏽
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 12, 2020
As the news began spreading like wildfire, much like the virus. One of Abhishek Bachchan’s co-star Amit Sadh, from the recent web series, Breathe: Into the Shadows also underwent a coronavirus test and was found to be negative.
Thank you for your prayers and concerns. This is the only time I say happily I am negative. To all people battling this, my prayers and thoughts continue. Love you. Togetherness is the only strength ! 🙏🏻
— Amit Sadh (@TheAmitSadh) July 13, 2020
Apart from this, another important figure from the industry, Aamir Khan had released an official statement that some of his staff has contracted the life-endangering virus. The actor also mentioned that his mother underwent COVID testing and was found to be negative. The actor took to his twitter to inform his fans about the recent update regarding his mother.
Hello everyone, I am most relieved to inform everyone that Ammi is Covid 19 negative.
Thank you everyone for your prayers and good wishes 🙏
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) July 1, 2020
Anupam Kher also took to his social media to announce that some members of his family, including brother Raju, mother Dulari, Sister-in-law Rima and niece Vrinda got affected by Coronavirus. The actor, himself was found to be negative. He also thanked his fans for their immense support and wishes.
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
Today, the newcomer in Bollywood, Sara Ali Khan also informed her fans via social media that her driver was found to be affected with coronavirus. She, along with her mother, Amrita Singh, brother Ibrahim and the rest of the staff in her house also took the test and were found to be negative.
Moreover, all these celebrities have also been expressing immense gratitude towards the medical officials, frontline workers who have been working day and night to make sure everyone stays safe in these difficult times. This initiative will also help clear stereotypes and stigma attached to the virus.