Veteran actor and DMDK leader Vijayakanth hospitalized in Chennai! Here's what happened

(This article is authored by Alar)

The health of Vijayakanth, a famous actor and the leader of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), has deteriorated and he is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai. The respected leader has been suffering from cold, fever, and cough for the past few days and has been hospitalized for the third day.

The doctors who are attending to him have noticed that he has breathing problems and have given him artificial respiration occasionally. This has caused a lot of worry and anxiety among his fans and party workers, who are praying for his speedy recovery and safe discharge.

Vijayakanth is a well-known personality in both the film and political fields. He has acted in more than 60 movies and has been the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2011 to 2016. He is the founder of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam.

His health condition has attracted the attention and sympathy of many people from the cinema and political circles, who have expressed their concern and support for the charismatic leader. It's worth noting that it was reported that he was being given artificial respiration from time to time due to difficulty in breathing. But the news was explained as a rumour by his respective party.