Superstar Rajinikanth Stable, 'Nothing Alarming' in Investigations: Hospital

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After being hospitalised on Friday, superstar Rajnikanth is now stable, according to Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad. Authorities from the hospital have issued a statement saying that nothing alarming has come out of the investigations conducted on Saturday and they are awaiting more reports.

"Mr Rajinikanth is stable. Reports of some of the investigations done today have come and there is nothing alarming. A few more reports are awaited. Based on the reports of remaining investigations and his blood pressure status overnight a call will be taken tomorrow morning on his discharge from the hospital," the statement read.

The actor was hospitalised following severe fluctuations in blood pressure. He was shooting for a film in Hyderabad. However, the film shoot was put to halt after crew members tested positive for coronavirus. The actor's COVID reports came negative and he showed no symptoms.

A previous statement issued by Apollo Hospital had read, “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 December 22 for Covid-19 and he was negative. Since then, he isolated himself and was monitored closely.

"Though he did not have any symptoms of Covid-19, his Blood Pressure showed severe fluctuations and needed further evaluation for which he has been admitted to the hospital. He will be investigated and monitored closely in the hospital till his blood pressure settles down before being discharged. Apart from fluctuating blood pressure and exhaustion he does not have any other symptoms and is hemodynamically stable.”

Sun Pictures, had also taken to Twitter to announce the halt of Annaatthe. The production house in a statement said, “During routine testing at #Annaathe shoot 4 crew members have tested positive for Covid19. Superstar @rajinikanth and other crew members have tested negative. To ensure utmost safety #Annaatthe shooting has been postponed.”