The world is currently facing a pandemic of novel coronavirus that has infected almost nine lakh people in India and millions across the globe so far. This not only includes common people, but also doctors, politicians, army personnel, and our beloved television and film stars. While thousands of people have died after testing positive for COVID-19, none of the Indian celebrities have succumbed to the deadly virus, with an exception to music director Wajid Khan. Check out the list of stars, who have so far tested positive for coronavirus in India:
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. He is currently stable and is showing mild symptoms, as per media reports. The actor is in the isolation unit at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai. Senior Bachchan himself informed his fans and followers about testing positive, taking to his official Twitter handle. “T 3592 - It shall not be possible for me to acknowledge and respond to all the prayers and wishes expressed by them that have shown concern towards Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya and me .. I put my hands together and say ..🙏 Thank you for your eternal love and affection,” he wrote.
T 3592 - It shall not be possible for me to acknowledge and respond to all the prayers and wishes expressed by them that have shown concern towards Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya and me ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2020
I put my hands together and say ..🙏
Thank you for your eternal love and affection ..
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tested positive on Sunday and is currently isolated at home in Mumbai along with her 8-year-old daughter Aaradhya, who also tested positive. The news was confirmed by Aishwarya’s husband, Abhishek Bachchan. “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,” he tweeted.
Just like all other members of his family, except his mother Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek has also been found infected by the novel coronavirus. After testing positive on Saturday, he has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital’s isolation center. He is showing mild symptoms as of now.
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Yesterday, 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. The BMC has been in touch and we are complying with them. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you. 🙏🏽
Known for essaying the role of Anurag Basu in the renewed version of the popular television show, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Parth Samthaan tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday. He is currently home-quarantined, revealed the actor, taking to his official Instagram handle. “"Hi everyone, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Although, I have mild symptoms... I would urge and request everyone who's been with me in close proximity over the last few days, please go and get yourself tested. The BMC has regularly been in touch and with the doctors' guidance, I am in self-quarantine and I am grateful to them for all their support. Please be safe and take care,” he wrote.
Veteran actor Kiran Kumar, who is known for working with several superstars in films like Tezaab, Dhadhkan, Khuda Gawah, and much more, tested positive on May 14. The actor has now recovered and tested negative after staying in home quarantine for around two weeks. “After being retested for COVID-19, I am happy to say that I have tested negative. My family is still following strict home isolation. I was totally asymptomatic, and apart from the boredom that accompanies isolation, I had no other complaints,” the actor said in a statement, reportedly.
Mohena Kumari Singh
Earlier this month, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai-famed actress Mohena Kumari tested positive along with a few other members of her family. She was admitted in the hospital, but has now returned home to stay in isolation, as she has not tested negative yet. Mohena updated her fans about her current medical status, taking to her Instagram.
Popular for his roles in films like Mission Mangal, Airlift, and Rock On, actor Purab Kohli got infected of the coronavirus in April. His family also tested positive along with him. He confirmed the same on social media. The actor stays in London, UK.
Singer Kanika Kapoor
Kanika Kapoor was one of the first Bollywood celebrities to test positive for novel coronavirus in India. She first was reported positive on March 20, post her return from London, UK. As per media reports, the singer tested positive not once, but a total four times. After testing negative for the last two consecutive tests, she was discharged from the hospital.
Indian origin actress, who is a renowned Hollywood star Indira Varma tested positive for COVID-19 in March. She revealed the same on her official social media handles. Indira has worked in a few Bollywood flicks such as, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer Bride and Prejudice, Kama Sutra: A Tale Of Love, and Jinnah.
Music director Wajid Khan died on June 1 due to cardiac arrest. As per media reports, he also tested positive for coronavirus. A day after he passed away, his mother Razina Khan tested positive for the virus. as well.
American Indian actress, Rachel White, who has worked in Hindi and Bengali films tested positive for COVID-19. She is quarantining at her home in Kolkata. She got to know about her suffering from corona on Saturday night.
Bollywood Actress Zoa Morani got infected with novel coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital. The actress has returned home after recovering from the disease. Zoa, however, will remain to isolate herself as a precautionary measure.
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