'Thank you for your eternal love and affection,' says Amitabh Bachchan to fans and well-wishers for their prayers


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.

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.

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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)."

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."

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas tweeted, Wishing you both a speedy recovery Amitji and AB... sending you prayers and positive energy... @SrBachchan @juniorbachchan



Bhumi Pednekar sent in "love and positive energy".

Among the earliest to wish Big B was his Badla costar Taapsee Pannu. "And you shall be back to health n happiness soon! champ!" she wrote on Saturday night.


"Get well soon sir! Wishing you a speedy recovery," tweeted Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu.



Tamil star Dhanush shared, "Get well soon sir, my sincere prayers for your speedy recovery."



Rakul Preet Singh shared, "Hoping you recover real sooooon sir… sending across lots of positivity", while Preity Zinta said, "Take care of yourself @juniorbachchan and get well soon. Praying for you and Amitji… Love you loads."







Actress Sonam K Ahuja also posted, "Get well soon amit uncle. All my love and prayers", and sent good wishes to Abhishek separately.