Rajnikanth falls ill, briefly hospitalised

Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth was admitted to the ICU of St Isabel Hospital.

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2011, 23:18 PM IST

Chennai: Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St Isabel Hospital here on Friday after a bout of vomiting in the morning, doctors said. He was discharged in the evening.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and his daughter Kanimozhi visited Rajnikanth at the hospital and enquired about his health.

Earlier, speaking to reporters, the actor`s wife Lata Rajnikanth said he had eaten something in the morning and started throwing up.

In the morning, Rajnikanth was shooting for the movie "Rana" here. He is doing a triple role in the film.
Directed by KS Ravikumar, "Rana" is being produced by Rajnikanth`s daughter Soundarya`s Ochre Studios in association with Eros International.

IANS