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Captain Vijaykanth is in hospital, and fans are extremely concerned

Monday, November 20, 2023 • Telugu Comments
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The esteemed veteran actor and leader of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), Vijayakanth, finds himself under medical care at a Chennai hospital, marking a pivotal moment for his health and well-being.

Over the past few years, concerns about Vijayakanth's health have lingered, impacting both his personal well-being and his political commitments. Despite periodic health check-ups and periods of rest at home, recent health challenges have necessitated his admission to a private hospital in Chennai. Presently, the stalwart actor-turned-politician is in the midst of his third day in the hospital, contending with a cold, fever, and a persistent cough. Medical authorities overseeing his care have revealed that he is experiencing breathing difficulties, leading to intermittent artificial respiration. This development has prompted an outpouring of well-wishes and prayers from fans and volunteers, expressing hopes for his swift recovery and return to the comforts of home.

Vijayakanth's journey is marked by a distinguished career in Tamil cinema before making his foray into politics. Notably, he served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2011 to 2016. Transitioning from a successful actor, producer, and director to a prominent political figure, he founded and led the DMDK as its chairman in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly. Having represented the constituencies of Virudhachalam and Rishivandiyam during two terms as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Vijayakanth's influence in Tamil Nadu politics is substantial. His political role, coupled with his charisma, has garnered significant support and attention across the state.

As the uncertainty surrounding his health lingers, there is a collective hopeful vigil among supporters and well-wishers, eagerly anticipating Vijayakanth's recovery and a swift return to good health. The impact of his contributions to both the film and political arenas underscores the significance of his presence in the cultural and political landscape of Tamil Nadu.

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