Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been moved to a Mumbai hospital along with her eight – year – old daughter , nearly a week after they were revealed to have the coronavirus , media reports said .
Her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan and superstar father – in- law Amitabh Bachchan are already in the same hospital , the highest -profile personalities to have been infected in India , which has now recorded more than one million cases in the pandemic .
Aishwarya Bachchan , a former beauty queen who went on to become one of India ’ s top actors , and her daughter Aaradhya were revealed on Sunday to be suffering from the coronavirus .
They had been in self -quarantine at home but the Times of India newspaper said they were moved to the Nanavati Hospital on Friday after complaining of “ breathlessness ”.
“ They are fine , ” a hospital source told Press Trust of India news agency .
Amitabh Bachchan, 77, and his son Abhishek , 44 , are in the hospital ’ s isolation ward . When they entered hospital their cases were described as “ mild”.
No health update has been given since but Amitabh has been regularly issuing Twitter messages .
“ In happy times, in times of illness , you our near and dear , our well wishers , our fans have ever given us unstinting love, ” he said Friday.
Aishwarya Bachchan won the Miss World Crown in 1994 and has since become one of the most famous faces in Bollywood.
She has been a regular on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival and married Abhishek Bachchan in 2007 .
The elder Bachchan, idolised in India and affectionately known as “Big B” — has a more than four – decade – long career in the film industry .
He was voted “ actor of the millennium ” in a BBC online poll in 1999 and became the first Indian actor to gain a lookalike at London’ s Madame Tussauds waxworks museum .
City authorities said India ’ s financial and film capital has now seen nearly 100 , 000 cases , with more than 1 , 200 new patients being reported each day. More than 5 , 582 people in the city have died .
Nationally , the country of 1 . 3 billion people has reported 26, 000 dead .
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