Fact check: Did Amitabh Bachchan really quarantined amid #COVID-19?

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15th Mar, 2020. 12:45 am
Amitabh Bachchan

Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is supposed to be quarantined amid #COVID-19, really?

There is a screengrab of an Indian News channel ABP Live is circulating on social media claiming “Coronavirus hits Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan Quarantined”.

For the confirmation of rumor, BOL News decided to cross-check the fact with the help of google search tools.

Initially we upload the screengrab on google image search and surprisingly we get this;

Furthermore, we took a step ahead and start searching for the confirmation of News through Indian Media.

We tried keywords like “Amitabh Bachan coronavirus”, “Amitabh Bachchan quarantine”, “BIGB” and we fail to find any News story from any mainstream news channel of India.


The above-placed screengrab claimed that the big Bachchan is quarantined


After cross-checking the image we finally came into the conclusion that the screengrab is fabricated and it must be edited through some photo editing tools.

It is important to mention that the Big Bachchan was fell ill in October last year and was admitted Nanavati Hospital for some routine check-up.

Amitabh Bachchan is suffering from liver problems?

Amith jee had gone for a routine check-up at the hospital on October 19, 2019, and remained there for the next two days.

Later the clinical test of the megastar, who turned 77 last year, diagnosed nothing.

But rumors surfaced on social media that he was suffering a liver problem.

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