Veteran filmmaker Mani Ratnam was reportedly admitted to hospital during the weekend
Renowned filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who was hospitalised in Chennai on Sunday, has been discharged, as per latest reports.
He had, reportedly, gone to the hospital over acidity-related issues and not over cardiac-related issues.
News of the director being admitted due to health concerns did the rounds on social media. In a development, Ratnam’s PR representative Nikkil Murugan informed fans and well-wishers that Ratnam has returned to work after undergoing routine check-up at the health centre. The user wrote on Twitter, "After a routine Check up Maniratnam sir back to office today with his routine work. All is Well..,@hasinimani @MadrasTalkies (sic)."
According to an IB Times' report, a source close to the filmmaker said, "He was not admitted to the hospital. He had gone to meet a director over an acidity-related issues and he is now back to routine work."
Another report published in Times Now.com suggested Ratnam had once suffered a heart attack during the filming of one of his well-known projects. Adding to the report, the website claimed that Ratnam is being kept under medical observation.
Currently, Ratnam is gearing up for his biggest-ever project as he preps for a mega-budget flick based on the Tamil historical drama, Ponniyin Selvan.
According to reports, he has roped in biggies of various film industries like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Sathyaraj and Amala Paul are part of the project.
Lyca Productions has produced the movie, which will be made in multiple languages.
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Last Updated Jun 17, 2019, 3:19 PM IST