Tamil superstar Rajinikanth admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad on Friday after severe fluctuations were recorded in his blood pressure, a hospital statement said. The actor tested negative for Covid-19 on December 22 is under isolation after some crew members of the film he was shooting for (Annathe) in Hyderabad tested positive for the coronavirus. The Apollo hospital said he was hemodynamically stable and had no other symptoms except blood pressure spikes and exhaustion.
“Mr. Rajinikanth has been admitted to the hospital today in the morning…Though he did not have any symptoms of Covid-19, his BP showed severe fluctuations and needed further evaluation for which he has been admitted to the hospital,” Apollo Hospitals said.
Meanwhile, Chandrababu Naidu said he is deeply concerned about the actor’s health. “Deeply concerned about superstar @rajinikanth after hearing the news of him being admitted to a hospital today. Wishing him a speedy recovery and good health!” he said in a tweet.
Actor and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan in a statement hoped that Rajinikanth would come out healthy with the blessings of Mahavatar Babaji whom the superstar considers as Guru. The shoot for the movie, directed by Siva and featuring Keerthy Suresh, Nayanthara, Khusbu, and Prakash Raj among others, resumed on December 14. (With inputs from PTI).