Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been released from the hospital in Mumbai, his son Abhishek reports on Twitter on Sunday . The 77-year-old Bachchan was admitted on July 11 with his son because of an infection with the corona virus.
Son Bachchan, who still has to stay in the hospital, writes that his father tested negative for the COVID-19 virus for the first time and will continue to rest at home.
Abishek’s wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and his eight-year-old daughter were released from the hospital last week. They were also infected with the corona virus.
Bachchan is considered to be one of the greatest actors in Indian film history. In his almost forty-year career, he played in more than a hundred films. He often plays an antihero.
Bachchan has received a National Film Award five times, the Indian equivalent of the Oscars. For his earnings, the Indian actor received the Indian award Padma Vibhushan and was included in the French Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur.
🙏🏽 my father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him. 🙏🏽— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) August 2, 2020