Soon after Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for coronavirus, there are news doing round of Ranbir and Neetu Kapoor being tested positive for coronavirus. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, the daughter of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, refuted a viral tweet that said Neetu and brother Ranbir Kapoor have tested positive for Covid-19.
The tweet surfaced after megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan tweeted that they have tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. The tweet read, “Confirmed: #RanbirKapoor #NeetuKapoor #KaranJohar also test Positive for Covid-19. #AgastyaNanda, Grandson of #AmitabhBachchan attended Birthday party hosted by #RiddhimaKapoor.”
Taking to Instagram, Riddhima posted a screenshot of a tweet, claiming how Neetu Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar contracted the virus from Agastya Nanda Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson, after he attended Neetu Kapoor’s birthday party recently.
Sharing this screenshot, Riddhima wrote, “Attention seeking ??? Least verify/ clarify ! We are fit We are good ! Stop spreading rumours ! #lunatics.”
In no time, Amit’s tweet went viral on social media and given that then speculations started.
Photo journalist Viral Bhayani commented on Riddhima’s post that his name was also involved in the hoax. “I even got a screenshot which shows he called me. I dont know him, this must be investigated.” Another fan commented, ““Take legal action against them this will teach them.”
On Saturday, Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter urging people who were in contact with him for the last 10 days to test themselves.
T 3590 -I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited ..
All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
Abhishek too tweeted that the actors have mild symptoms and are in touch with BMC.
Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you. 🙏🏽
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 11, 2020
Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Sunday morning posted on Instagram to reiterate that his father Amitabh Bachchan and he have mild symptoms of Covid-19. He requested all “to stay calm and not panic”.
“Yesterday, both my father and I tested positive for COVID-19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. The BMC has been in touch and we are complying with them. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you,” wrote Abhishek on Instagram.
The Bachchans are admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital. Their condition is said to be stable.
Thereafter, antigen test reports of other members of the family — Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan — had come out as negative. Swab test results are awaited.
The Bachchan bungalows, Jalsa, Prateeksha and Janak, were being sanitised by BMC on Sunday morning.