Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan released from hospital after battle with COVID-19

Brenda Watkins
August 2, 2020

His actor son, Abhishek Bachchan, who is still in the Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital with the virus, said in a tweet that his father has tested negative and will rest at home. Very humbled and indebted.

Junior Bachchan took to Twitter to inform their followers that his father has been discharged from hospital. He also appeared optimistic about his recovery from the disease soon and said that he would beat the infection and come back healthier.

Unfortunately due to some co-morbidities I remain positive and will continue to stay in the hospital, Abhishek wrote.

Meanwhile, Shehenshah is back home and is in solitary quarantine.

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Bachchan was one of the most high-profile figures to test positive amid India's coronavirus outbreak. "Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him". However, "I have tested COVID negative, have been discharged".

He tweeted: "The excellent care and nursing at Nanavati (hospital) made it possible for me to see this day".

With nothing much to do, Abhishek Bachchan has been sharing pictures of the various colours of the sky visible from his room in Nanavati Hospital. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a top Bollywood actress. After recovering from the disease, the mother-daughter duo was discharged from the hospital and is now at home. Fortunately, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and her kids Navya Naveli and Agastya were tested negative for the virus.

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