Rajinikanth undergoes a surgical procedure at Chennai hospital; Likely to be discharged soon

We recently reported that Rajinikanth suffered health issues and was admitted to Kauvery Hospital. And now, we have learned that he underwent a surgical procedure and is recovering well. As per The Hindu’s report, a medical bulletin from the hospital revealed that the actor underwent carotid artery revascularization, and will apparently be discharged in a few days.

The actor was admitted to the hospital after he suffered giddiness. Experts evaluated him and advised him to undergo carotid artery revascularization. The procedure was performed successfully today i.e. 29 October. For the unversed, this medical procedure is done to remove plaque from the inside of the carotid artery in order to restore normal blood flow to your brain. The primary goal in carotid artery revascularization is to prevent stroke.

Earlier his relative Y Gee Mahendran had shared a health update saying he is fine and will discharge soon. Speaking to the media, he said, “Rajinikanth is taking rest at the hospital. I am not sure of the treatment he is getting right now. But, he would have been discharged by the time Annaatthe hits the screens.”


For the unversed, on 25th October, 67th National Film Awards took place in Delhi and Megastar Rajinikanth was conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award. In his winning speech, he thanked his bus driver friend Raj Bahadur for being his constant support. His latest movie Annaatthe will be released on November 4. And fans of Thalaiva cannot wait. The movie is directed by Siva and also stars Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh.

Stay tuned for Rajinikanth ‘s health updates!

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