July 11 was indeed a shocking day for the entire film industry, as Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, along with his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Both actors are currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital near their home in Juhu. Apart from the father-son duo, Big B's daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan have also tested positive for COVID-19 on July 12 (Sunday). They have been quarantined at home and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has sealed all four bungalows of the Bachchan family in Mumbai.
After the news came out, many celebrities like Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Sonam Kapoor, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Mohanlal, Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and others prayed for Amitabh Bachchan and family's speedy recovery from COVID-19. Telugu actor and politician Pawan Kalyan also expressed his concern for Amitabh Bachchan's health and admitted being a big fan of his.
Pawan Kalyan's Concern For Big B
The Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan penned a special note for Big B on Twitter. Pawan Kalyan wrote, "To my beloved and respected Sri Amitabh Bachchan ji, I still remember, so vividly, when my entire family including my mother & father prayed for your well-being, when you got injured in ‘Coolie Shoot.' Always you invoke such tremendous amount of love, loyalty & affection from all ages."
Here’s Why Pawan Kalyan Loves Amitabh Bachchan
Pawan Kalyan also expressed his concern over Abhishek Bachchan's health and said that it gave him immense pain after he learnt about Abhishek. Pawan further wrote, "We love you not only ‘cause your talent but also for your fighting-spirit, simplicity and humbleness. It gave me immense pain, when I got to know that you & Abhishek ji have tested positive for corona. May ‘Lord Dhanvanthri' bless you & Abhishek ji with his healing energies and looking forward to see you both in good health. Your fan & admirer Pawan Kalyan."
Bachchan Family's Health Update
As per reports, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are fine and have been kept under observation in the hospital. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and baby Aaradhya are in home isolation. Thankfully, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Navya Naveli Nanda and Agastya Nanda tested negative for COVID-19. Fans and people from the industry are praying for their speedy recovery.
On a related note, Pawan Kalyan is all set to make his comeback in Telugu films with Venu Sriram's directorial venture, Vakeel Saab. It is the remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu-starrer Hindi film, Pink and is jointly produced by Boney Kapoor and Dil Raju.