Rajinikanth was admitted to hospital on Christmas Day and continues to be monitored, pending some more tests, BizAsiaLive.com can confirm.
Rajinikanth has tested negative for Covid-19 but ETimes reports that his blood pressure remains high and he is therefore to be sent for more tests. “Rajinikanth’s blood pressure continues to be high. The hospital will decide on his discharge tomorrow as some more tests will be conducted,” said a source.
A statement previously read, “Mr.Rajinikanth who was admitted in the hospital yesterday is progressing well. He has had an uneventful night and his blood pressure is still on the higher side although under better control than yesterday. His investigations have not revealed anything alarming so far. He is scheduled for a further set of investigations today, reports of which will be available by the evening. His blood pressure medications are being titrated carefully and he will continue to be under close monitoring. He had been advised complete rest in view of his labile blood pressure and visitors are not being allowed to meet him”.
The actor is believed to have been shooting for ‘Annaatthe’. However the shoot is currently on hold after crew members had positive tests returned for coronavirus.