Meanwhile, his son Abhishek Bachchan is still COVID-19 positive and is in hospital.

Amitabh Bachchan at an event wearing a checkered suit with a red pocket square and thick rimmed glasses with his head turned slightly towards his right
Coronavirus Coronavirus Sunday, August 02, 2020 - 17:06

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged from Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital after testing negative for COVID-19, the actor tweeted on Sunday. Along with Amitabh, Abhishek Bachchan, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and their daughter Aaradhya had all tested positive.

The actor tweeted that he was back home and in isolation. 

Actor Abhishek Bachchan, Amitabh's son, also tweeted that his father had been discharged, but he continues to remain in hospital because of some comorbities.

“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. I, Unfortunately due to some comorbidities remain Covid-19 positive and remain in hospital. Again, thank you all for your continued wishes and prayers for my family. Very humbled and indebted. I’ll beat this and come back healthier! Promise,” Abhishek tweeted.

Aishwarya and Aaradhya were earlier discharged on July 27 after testing negative. Amitabh and Abhishek tested positive for COVID-19 on July 11, and Aishwarya and Aaradhya on July 17. 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Wednesday thanked her fans for their prayers following the actor and her family's coronavirus diagnosis. "Thank you so much for all your prayers, concern, wishes and love for my darling angel Aaradhya and for Pa, Ab and me.

"Truly overwhelmed and forever indebted. God bless you, all my love always and prayers for the well-being of you all and all yours. Truly, deeply and heartfelt. Be well and be safe. God bless, love you," Aishwarya wrote in a post on Instagram.


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