Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday tweeted to express gratitude to fans, well-wishers and colleagues for showering concern and prayers, after he and his family members tested Covid-19 positive.
Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans, friends for concern and prayers
In a series of two tweets, Big B wrote: "To them that have expressed their concern, their prayers and their wishes for Abhishek Aishwarya Aaradhya and me .. my unending gratitude and love …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." His post was accompanied by a folded hand emoji.
Big B and his son Abhishek Bachchan tested Covid positive on Saturday night and were admitted to Nanavati hospital.
All members of the Bachchan family along with their household staff were tested. While Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan tested positive, Jaya Bachchan has tested negative
Soon after the news became public, wishes of speedy recovery started pouring in.
Playback legend Lata Mangeshkar wrote: "Namaskar Amit ji. Aap aur Abhishek dono par bhagwan ki kripa hogi aur aap jald swasth hokar ghar aayenge aisa mujhe vishwas hai. (God will bless you and Abhishek and you will get well soon and come home)."
Actors Ranveer Singh and Bhumi Pednekar sent in "love and positive energy".
Bachchan's Sholay co-star Dharmendra Deol said: "Amit, get well soon. I am sure of my courageous younger brother......he will soon be fit and fine in a day or two ...Jaya, don't worry...every thing will be fine my brave baby....Look after yourself and everyone at home.....Love you all......take care."