Rajinikanth hospitalised in Hyderabad due to fluctuating blood pressure

HYDERABAD: Actor Rajinikanth was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Friday morning with severe fluctuations in blood pressure.

The actor had been shooting for his film ‘Annaatthe’ in Hyderabad when four crew members tested positive for Covid-19 and the shooting had to be postponed indefinitely from December 23. Rajinikanth was tested for Covid-19 on December 22 and he was negative. Since then he isolated himself and was monitored closely, said a press statement issued by Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

Apart from fluctuating blood pressure and exhaustion, he does not have any other symptoms and is hemodynamically stable, the statement added. On December 23, Sun Pictures, which is producing Rajinikanth’s latest film ‘Annaatthe’, postponed the film’s shooting after four members of the crew tested positive for Covid and the film unit was asked to pack up.

Rajinikanth had planned to complete shooting his last film before plunging into work on his new political party. The actor had made known his plans to announce the launch of his party on December 31 and begin political work in real earnest after his film shooting was completed by January 15.

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