Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised with COVID-19

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Veteran Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for COVID-19.

Both of them revealed in tweets that they have been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after showing mild symptoms.

"I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital," Amitabh Bachchan, 77, wrote, saying his family and staff had already been tested and were awaiting their results.

His son Abhishek, 44, later said that he had also tested positive, and added that they had informed all the required authorities.

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