Kollywood Senior actor and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) Chief Vijayakanth has been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after he complained of breathlessness. Vijayakanth, who is fondly called as 'Captain' and 'Puratchi Kalaignar' was rushed to the hospital at around 3 am on Wednesday.
According to the press statement released by his party, the actor was admitted to the hospital to get his general health check-up done and is said to be discharged in a day or two.
For years, Vijayakanth has been seeking therapy for a variety of health issues. Thousands of admirers, supporters of his political party, and celebrities voiced their support for 'Captain' and wished him a swift recovery after learning of his illness on social media and television.