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Positive COVID test for "Most beautiful woman in the world"

Positive COVID test for "Most beautiful woman in the world"

Iconic Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter, Aaradhy, have both tested positive for coronavirus following reports that her husband and father-in-law were hospitalised with the virus.

Rai Bachchan, who had once been dubbed “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World” and winner of the 1994 Miss World pageant, married into Bollywood’s most famous family back in 2007 by wedding Abhishek Bachchan.

The star announced via his verified Twitter account on Sunday that his wife and their eight-year-old daughter have coronavirus.

“Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home,” Abhishek Bachchan tweeted.

“The BMC has been updated of their situation and are doing the needful. The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers.”

Abhishek had also shared on social media earlier that he and his father Amitabh Bachchan had been taken to the hospital after receiving a positive test.

“My father and I remain in hospital till the doctors decide otherwise,” he wrote on Sunday to his 15 million followers.

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“Everyone please remain cautious and safe. Please follow all rules!”

Bachchan and Rai Bachchan are among Bollywood’s most famous couples and have been referred to as the “Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie” of India back when the latter were still a Hollywood couple.

However, Rai Bachchan was a mega star long before her marriage.

The actress had multiple Bollywood hit movies and was the holder of the title of the number one box office star in the world.

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She had also been earning millions of dollars in endorsements for major companies including L’Oréal, Coca-Cola and De Beers diamonds.

Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 2004.

In America, she is best known for starring in the 2004 film “Bride And Prejudice” as well as the 2005 film “Mistress Of Spices.”