Iconic On August 26, Tamil filmmaker Bharathiraja was admitted to Chennai's MGM Healthcare facility. The director was released from the hospital after receiving therapy for more than ten days. The director is in a stable condition, according to a recent statement from the hospital administration.
The statement reads, "Legendary filmmaker/actor Bharathiraja, 81, was admitted at our hospital on 26/8/2022 with complaints of altered sensorium. He was evaluated and monitored in our medical Intensive Care Unit under a multi-disciplinary team of doctors and medical professionals. He was subsequently transferred to the ward after his condition stabilised and he showed clinical improvement. His condition is currently stable and was discharged today (sic).”
The hospital had earlier acknowledged that Bharathiraja had a lung infection. Bharathiraja's son Manoj recently told the media that his father has recovered and that doctors saved his life.
Bharathiraja, who made his debut in 1997 with 16 Vayathinile, is considered as the leader in bucking convention by filming movies in actual locales. He has collaborated with all of the top actors, including Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, and Rajinikanth. Blockbuster movies like Sigappu Rojakkal, Manvasanai, Nizhalgal, Kizhake Pogum Rail, and Alaigal Oivathillai were directed by Bharathiraja.