Hyderabad: Rajinikanth admitted to hospital over fluctuations in blood pressure
Veteran mega-star Rajinikanth was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad on Friday after he complained of ‘severe fluctuations’ in his blood pressure.
The Thalaiva had been self-isolating at his farmhouse in Chennai ahead of the declaration of his political party on December 31. He cancelled the shoot of his film "Annathe" after four members of the crew tested positive for COVID-19 in Hyderabad.
A statement from the hospital read published by the leading media house states, “Mr.Rajnikanth has been admitted in the hospital today in the morning. He was shooting for a movie in Hyderabad since the last 10 days. A couple of people on the sets tested positive for Covid-19. Mr.Rajnikanth was tested on 22. December for Covid-19 and he was negative. Since then he isolated himself and was monitored closely.
Rajinikanth in October said that his doctors had advised him to take care as his immune system was weak after a renal transplant, which made the veteran more susceptible to the novel COVID-19.
Rajinikanth in November consulted with his outfit and announced that he had decided to join politics and launch his party, which would contest the Tamil Nadu elections.