On April 7, veteran filmmaker SP Muthuraman was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after he suffered from fever. After complaining of fever, he was diagnosed with fever and pneumonia. Later, he was given treatment and constantly monitored due to his old age. He is 86 years old. Almost a week of treatment, director SP Muthuraman has recovred from the novel coronavirus. He has also been discharged from the hospital after the doctors said that his condition is stable.
Their statement read, "We are glad to inform that the renowned filmmaker Mr SP Muthuraman, who was admitted to Medway Hospitals with symptoms of COVID-19 and COVID Pneumonia on 7th April 2021 had been under treatment and he had recovered fully. He is discharged today from the hospital and his condition is normal." Some of his best films include Pandian, Guru Shishyan, Dharmathin Thalaivan, Raja Chinna Roja, Velaikaran, Nallavanuku Nallavan, Netrikann, Aarilirundhu Arubadhi Varai, Bhuvana Oru Kelvi Kuri, among others.