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Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for Covid-19, resumes work

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday said he has tested negative for COVID-19 and has returned to work.

The 79-year-old actor, who had tested positive on August 24, shared the news in a post on his official blog.

“Back at work…your prayers, gratitude… negative last night .. and 9 days isolation over… mandatory is 7 days,” Bachchan wrote.

The veteran star also thanked his fans, whom he addresses as extended family, for their well wishes.

“My love as ever to all .. you are kind and concerned throughout .. the family Ef so full of care… have only my folded hands for you,” he added.

It is pertinent to note that this is the second time that Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for Covid-19. Earlier, he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus in July, 2020. He was shifted to the Nanavati hospital where he stayed for more than two weeks. His son, Abhishek Bachchan, also tested Covid positive at that time.

Meanwhile, on the professional front, Amitabh is currently hosting the 14th season of the quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati on Sony TV. He will next be seen in Ayan Mukerji's ‘Brahmastra Part One: Shiva', Vikas Bahl's ‘Goodbye', ‘UUnchai', and ‘Project K'.

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