Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Friday
flew to Singapore for "rest and rehabilitation" after being
discharged from a private hospital where he was admitted for
The "Endhiran" star was wheeled in through the cargo
entrance through gate number two even as media personnel and
others waited around gate numbers five and six, airport
Rajini was taken to the waiting aircraft by an ambulance
and waved to the fans who gathered at the airport before being
escorted into the flight, sources said.
He was accompanied by his two daughters and son-in-laws,
including actor Dhanush and his personal doctor Muralidharan,
sources said. Rajini`s wife Latha would leave for Singapore on Saturday, sources said.
Earlier in the day, the family members of 61-year-old actor
said he was "well" and "cheerful" following his discharge from
A medical bulletin issued by Sri Ramachandra Medical
Centre, where he was admitted, said "he is cheerful, taking
his food himself, spending time with family. He has scheduled
his trip abroad for a change and relaxation and incidentally
to go in for selective checkups".
The bulletin said from May 13 till today, Rajini had
`progressively responded` to multi-pronged treatment resulting
in normalisation of vital signs and varying lab parameters.
Meanwhile, Rajinikanth`s wife Latha said in a statement
that the actor was doing well and needed complete rest.
"We will be travelling to Singapore for his medical
treatment and rejuvenation. Please do not believe in any
unreal information about him," she said, thanking all
The `Endhiran` star suffered from exhaustion on April 29,
the first day of the shoot of his latest venture `Raana` and
was admitted to the Isabel Hospital here.
He was discharged the same day only to be readmitted on
May 4 for allergic bronchitis and viral fever.
Since May 13, he is undergoing treatment at the Sri
Ramachandra Medical Centre for respiratory infection and other
problems. He was shifted to a private ward last Sunday after
being in the intensive care unit.