He announced Sunday via his verified Twitter account that his wife and eight-year-old daughter are suffering from coronavirus.
“Aishwarya and Aaradhya also tested positive for COVID-19. They will be self-quarantined at home, ”tweeted Abhishek Bachchan. “The BMC has been updated on their situation and is taking action. The rest of the family, including my mother, gave a negative result. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers. ”
Abhishek Bachchan had previously announced that he and his legendary actor father Amitabh Bachchan had tested positive and taken to hospital.
Bachchan and Rai Bachchan are among the most famous couples in Bollywood and were called the “Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie” of India when they were still a Hollywood couple.
But Rai Bachchan was a mega star long before her marriage.
She had several blockbuster movies and was titled the number one box office star in the world, while winning millions of dollars in endorsements for big companies such as L’Oreal, Coca-Cola and De Beers diamonds.
Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 2004.
In America, she is best known for playing in the 2004 film “Bride And Prejudice” as well as in the 2005 film “Mistress Of Spices”.
Rai Bachchan also starred with Steve Martin in the 2009 action comedy “The Pink Panther 2”
Her marriage to Bachchan in 2007 was one of the most significant events of the year and it was international news when she gave birth to their daughter in 2011.
Rai Bachchan was also a popular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, having appeared for the first time in 2005 and then with her husband in 2009.