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Amitabh Bachchan leaves hospital after catching coronavirus


Amitabh Bachchan, 77, has worked for more than half a century in the film industry. Photograph: Sujit Jaiswal/AFP/Getty Images

The Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.

Bachchan’s actor-son, Abishek, who was admitted at the same time, remains in hospital. His daughter-in-law, Aishwarya Rai, and granddaughter Aaradhya were discharged last week.

They were the highest-profile family in India to contract the virus in a country that worships movie stars.

“I am back home. I will have to be in solitary quarantine ...


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