Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised with Covid-19

(FILES) In this photograph taken on June 9, 2011, Indian Bollywood film actor Amitabh Bachchan attends the first screening of upcoming Hindi film 'Aarakshan' in Mumbai. Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan will appear in his first Hollywood film alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in a new adaptation of classic novel "The Great Gatsby", Warner Bros. Pictures said September 6, 2011. The 68-year-old star of 1970s hits "Sholay" (Sparks) and "Deewaar" (Wall) joins DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan in Australian director Baz Luhrmann's version of the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. AFP PHOTO/STR/ FILES

Indian Bollywood film actor Amitabh Bachchan, 77, tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday and was admitted to hospital in Mumbai.

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