We can see a huge shutdown in the entertainment industry because of the coronavirus outbreak. This also results to stop all the shootings of film, TV and web series shoots in the Bollywood. Many Hollywood fame’s like Tom Hanks, Idris Elba has also tested positive for the virus. Now, there are some claims that say that Amitabh Bachchan has been ‘home quarantined’.
What is the claim?
A recent report from Times of India’s entertainment section E Times claims that Amitabh Bachchan has been ‘home quarantined’. Their headline says, ‘Coronavirus pandemic: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gets a ‘Home Quarantined’ stamp on his hand’.
In the report, they claim that-
“And now, megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his Twitter account to share a picture of his hand with a ‘Home Quarantined’ stamp on it. The actor revealed that stamping has been started and the officials are using the voting ink so that it won’t fade away soon. His tweet read, “T 3473 – Stamping started on hands with voter ink, in Mumbai .. keep safe, be cautious, remain isolated if detected..””
Amitabh Bachchan Home Quarantined: Is this True Or False?
Amitabh Bachchan himself did tweet about the home quarantine stamp:
This clearly shows us that BigB have no where stated of taking home quarantined stamp on his hand. Now, the image used by Amitabh is been going around as a WhatsApp forward with: “Stamping started at Mumbai airport with voters ink. If you see such people on the streets, pl ask them to go back home.”
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has also shared the same image in their post on 16 March.
However, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted to circulate information about the government’s initiative to home quarantine passengers who are coming at the Mumbai airport. This is wrongly reported as Bachchan being home quarantined himself.