Actor Rajinikanth was discharged from hospital on December 27. He had been hospitalised two days earlier due to 'severe hypertension' and 'exhaustion'. He was released after his blood pressure stabilised. Fans and paparazzi mobbed his vehicle as it left the Apollo hospital in Telangana's Hyderabad. The health problems may cast a shadow over Rajinikanth's much-awaited foray into politics. He had earlier said he would announce a launch date for his political party on December 31. Watch the full video for more.