Actor Rajinikanth has been released from Apollo Hospital in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. According to a medical bulletin, the decision was made because of the Tamil superstar’s improved health.
Rajinikanth, who was admitted to the hospital after having had “severe fluctuations in blood pressure,” was recommended to have full bed rest and minimal physical activity for a week.
The full medical bulletin read: “Mr. Rajnikanth was hospitalized on December 25th, 2020 with severe hypertension and exhaustion. He was kept under strict medical supervision and treated by a medical team. His blood pressure has stabilized and he is feeling much better. Due to his improved health, he is discharged from hospital today. Given his post-transplant status, labile hypertension, and age, in addition to medication and diet, the following advice was given: One week of bed rest with regular blood pressure monitoring with minimal physical activity. He was also advised to avoid activities that increase the risk of contracting Covid-19. “
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Rajinikanth began filming his Tamil film Annaatthe in Hyderabad on December 14th. Earlier this week, four Annaatthe crew members tested positive for coronavirus. Following the diagnosis by the crew members, Rajinikanth took the COVID-19 test on December 22nd and its result was negative. After “severe blood pressure fluctuations”, however, he had to be hospitalized on Friday.