Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bollywood star known as 'world's most beautiful woman,' tests positive for COVID-19

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the Indian actress and former Miss World long touted as the ‘world’s most beautiful woman” has tested positive for COVID-19. The news was shared in a tweet from the 46-year-old star’s actor husband, Abhishek Bachchan, who revealed that the couple’s 8-year-old daughter, Aaradhya, also has COVID-19.

Just a day earlier, Bachchan, had disclosed that he and his 77-year-old father, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, had tested positive after experiencing mild symptoms.

According to Bachchan, whose family is considered Bollywood royalty, his famous wife will be self-quarantining at home alongside their daughter. He did not offer more details about their symptoms.

The male Bachchans, meanwhile, continue to be hospitalized.

Crowned Miss World 1994 before going on to reach international acclaim as the star of films like Bride and Prejudice and Jodhaa Akbar and model for high-profile campaigns for L’Oréal, Rai married Bachchan in 2007 in a superstar pairing once compared to Brangelina.

Husband Abhishek Bachchan and the couple's daughter, Aaradhya, have also tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo: SUJIT JAISWAL/AFP via Getty Images)
Husband Abhishek Bachchan and the couple's daughter, Aaradhya, have also tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo: SUJIT JAISWAL/AFP via Getty Images)

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