Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has got himself vaccinated against COVID-19. Big B revealed the news on his social media handles and his blog, saying that he and his family have got the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, except son-actor Abhisekh Bachchan who is on location for a film shoot.
Taking to Twitter, the veteran star wrote, “Got it done! My CoviD vaccination this afternoon, All well.”
Last year, Amitabh, Abhishek, his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai and granddaughter Aaradhya had all tested positive for Covid-19.
On his Tumblr blog, Big B wrote, “DONE .. vaccination done .. all well .. did Covid test for family and staff yesterday .. results came today .. all good , all negative .. so done the vaccine .. all family done except Abhishek .. he be on location and shall do it on return soon in a few days.”
Calling the vaccination process “historic”, Big B said he will later pen a detailed blog post about it.
Along with the update, the actor also shared a picture of a health worker giving him the shot. In the picture on the blog post, he is seen in a white kurta pyjama, wearing a head gear and large glasses.
After Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Hema Malini, Jeetendra, Kamal Haasan, Nagarjuna, Rohit Shetty, Neena Gupta, Rakesh Roshan, Johnny Lever and other celebrities Big B is the latest Indian film celebrity to be vaccinated.
Meanwhile, Amitabh is currently awaiting the release of his mystery thriller ‘Chehre’. The film was supposed to release in theatres on April 9 but has now been indefinitely delayed. It also features Emraan Hashmi, Annu Kapoor, Raghubir Yadav, Rhea Chakraborty and Krystle D’Souza.
Big B also has several other movies in the pipeline. He will be seen in the epic fantasy action-adventure ‘Brahmastra’, co-starring Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor. He also has ‘Jhund’ and ‘Mayday’ in his kitty.
He was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ alongside Ayushmann Khurrana.