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Official: Hospital updates on director Bharathiraja with a Medical Bulletin

Monday, August 29, 2022 • Tamil Comments
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Tamil cinema's veteran director Bharathiraja, who is fondly called 'Iyakkunar Imayam' by the fans, was admitted to a private hospital a few days ago due to ill health. On August 26, the legendary filmmaker was shifted to the MGM Hospital in Chennai for further treatment.

Earlier, Bharathiraja's son Manoj and famous lyricist Vairamuthu gave an update on the veteran's health. They stated that Bharathiraja is getting treated for dehydration, cold in the chest region and water layer in the lungs. Now, the hospital has officially released a medical bulletin update on the director’s health.

The hospital management shared the press release on their social media page. It read, "Mr Bharathiraja P, aged about 81 years is admitted at MGM Healthcare, Chennai on Friday (26/08/2022). He has presented with Altered Consciousness with lung infection. His condition is currently stable and he is making progress. He is being evaluated, treated and closely monitored in the Intensive Care Unit by our Medical Experts.”

The statement was given by Dr. Ananth Mohan Pai.

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