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Kollywood actor-politician Vijayakanth hospitalised for COVID treatment

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Published Sep 25, 2020, 12:59 pm IST
Updated Sep 25, 2020, 12:59 pm IST
He was completely stable and was expected to make a full recovery, an update from the hospital said
DMDK founder Vijayakanth
 DMDK founder Vijayakanth

DMDK founder and actor A Vijayakant has been admitted to the private MIOT Hospital in Chennai after he tested positive for Coronavirus on September 22.

He was completely stable and was expected to make a full recovery, an update from the hospital said on Thursday, adding that he should be ready for discharge soon.

 

A press release from the DMDK, however, said that Vijayakant went to MIOT Hospital on regular check-up that he would undergo every six months and was found to be having mild symptoms of Covid-19.

He was treated for that immediately and was cured of the illness, the party press release said.

Meanwhile, leaders cutting across party lines wished Vijayakant a speedy recovery. Chief Minister Eadappadi K Palaniswami, in a tweet, said that he had spoken to his wife and party treasurer, Premalatha, and enquired about the actors’ health

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam also tweeted, wishing a speedy recovery to Vijaykant, while DMK President posted in Facebook he wanted him to be back in public life.

 

MDMK general secretary Vaiko described him as a well mannered and nice man to be friends with and wished him a speedy recovery.

From Kollywood, too, there were too many wishes for his recovery. Actors Rajinikanth and Sathyaraj spoke to the actor’s family members and enquired about his health, while Radha Ravi said he was ‘shocked’ to hear the news of his hospitalization. Director Gowthaman also wished him a speedy recovery.

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