Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek are hospitalised with COVID-19

Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek are hospitalised with COVID-19

The father and son are in stable conditions and receiving treatment for the virus

Amitabh Bachchan and his son, Abishek Bachchan have been admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. According to the Maharashtra Health Minister, Rajesh Tope the senior actor is responding well to treatment. 

The 77-year-old took to Twitter to inform fans that he had tested positive with coronavirus. He wrote, "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!

A few hours later, 44-year-old Abishek wrote, "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." 

The Bollywood vetern is now trending on Twitter as fans send well wishes to the father and son. The senior actor lives a healthy lifestyle but he does have a history of health issues. 

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