Kamal Haasan's health condition: How is Ulaga Nayagan doing now? Hear from Shruti Haasan!

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has been battling the Covid-19 viral infection for the past few days. Kamal Haasan, who is the President of Makkal Needhi Maiam, has been hospitalized in Chennai and receiving treatment. On Monday- November 22, he announced that he had tested positive for the pandemic, days after returning from the United States. As he has been getting treatment, several fans and fraternities have been expressing their wishes to him for a speedy recovery. 

On Wednesday, Kamal Haasan's daughter Shruti Haasan has shared about the actor's health condition. She said that Kamal Haasan is on the path to recovery and she thanked well-wishers for their prayers for Ulaga Nayagan's health. She took to Twitter and wrote, "Thank you for all your wishes and prayers for my father's health. He is recovering well and is looking forward to interacting with all of you soon!!." 67-year-old Kamal Haasan has said that he was suffering from a mild cough after returning from the United States. 

He said on Monday that he had taken the Covid test, which had returned positive. He also advised everyone not to lower their guards against the pandemic as the virus spread isn't subsided yet. Taking to social media, Kamal Haasan wrote, "I had a mild cough after returning from the United States. After testing, it was confirmed positive of Covid. I have been isolated myself in a hospital. Everyone, please stay safe by realizing that the virus spread is yet to be mitigated." 

Kamal Haasan has been admitted at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre in Chennai and in the evening hours of Monday, the hospital has issued an official medical bulletin concerning the actor's health condition. In a statement issued by the hospital's medical director Dr Suhas Prabhakar, the hospital said that Kamal Haasan was admitted to the hospital with complaints of lower respiratory tract infection and fever. By citing that the tests had shown he had contracted the pandemic, the hospital affirmed, "He is on medical management and his condition is stable."

On the work front, Kamal Haasan is currently in an outing for his 232nd movie 'Vikram' helmed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Vikram is been made as an action thriller film and bankrolled by Kamal Haasan under his own banner of Raaj Kamal Films International. While Kamal Haasan plays the lead role, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Kalidas Jayaram, Arjun Das, Sampath Raj, and Antony Varghese play important roles, and Anirudh Ravichander composes the music.

The shooting of the movie has been going on at a steady pace and it has been speculated that the movie will hit the big screens next April. It has been reported that Kamal Haasan had gone to the United States to launch a new clothing brand - KH House of Khaddar. It was launched in an event that was held in Chicago on November 15 and after the event, he had returned to India and developed symptoms, and tested positive for the pandemic. Superstar Rajinikanth and music legend Ilaiyaraja had extended their wishes for Kamal Haasan for his speedy recovery.