NEW DELHI, KOMPAS.com – Renowned Indian actress Aishwarya Rai and her daughter have been hospitalized after tests show both are Covid-19 positive this week.
The husband and father-in-law of the Bollywood actress were also hospitalized based on reports from Times of India on Saturday.
Famous Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, 77, and his son and also Aishwarya Rai’s husband, Abhishek Bachchan, 44, are being treated at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital.
The hospital has become home to the country’s highest-profile patients as India struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Aishwarya Rai was a former Miss World and is the mother of her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan.
The mother-daughter duo had been isolating at home undergoing self-quarantine. The Times of India reported Friday that both are receiving treatment at a top private hospital in India.
The Indian Express newspaper, citing the news agency PTI, said the family was responding well to treatment.
"They all are OK. Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will be in the hospital maybe for a day or two,” said a hospital source quoted in the report.
Spokeswomen for Aishwarya Rai and the Nanavati Hospital did not respond to requests for comment.
Aishwarya Rai, 46, has worked on several Bollywood and Hollywood films and is a brand ambassador for multinational companies including L'Oreal.
India has registered over a million coronavirus cases, the world's third-highest number and more than 26,000 people have died of Covid-19. Partial lockdowns have been re-imposed in some densely populated areas to control the spread of the virus.
Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek were reported to be in stable condition on July 12, according to a hospital official and government health authorities.