Filmmaker Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital

Filmmaker Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital

Kamal Hassan was under medical care at a private hospital in Chennai over the last couple of weeks due to a leg injury.

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Kamal Haasan, who fractured his leg after slipping and falling from the stairs of his office here nearly two weeks ago, is still undergoing treatment in a private hospital, a source said.

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was under medical care at a private hospital here over the last couple of weeks due to a leg injury, was discharged on Friday.

“Kamal sir was discharged earlier this morning. He still hasn’t completely recovered. He can barely move, so doctors have advised him to rest for the next few weeks,” a source close to the actor told IANS.

Kamal Haasan was hospitalised after he fell off the stairs at his residence last month. The fall resulted in three fractures and he had to undergo surgery for the same The unfortunate injury also resulted in the postponement of shoot of his upcoming trilingual comedy “Sabash Naidu”.

“Was up on my feet. A small spin around the room. Of course with two to assist on either side like Gandhiji;). Today was less painful,” filmmaker Kamal Hassan had tweeted.


“The second schedule of the film was supposed to start in July. However, following the accident, it has been postponed to September. This in turn has delayed the release of the film which was earlier scheduled to hit the screens in December,” he said.

The filmmaker was awarded the national film award thrice. He also grabbed two honorary awards, the Padma Bhusan and Padma Shri.

Kamal Haasan is directing as well playing the lead in Sabash Naidu, which is simultaneously being made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

Also starring Ramya Krishnan, Shruti Haasan, Brahmanandam and Saurabh Shukla, Sabash Naidu is based on the spin-off of Balram Naidu character from Haasan’s 2010 Tamil blockbuster Dasavatharam.

With IANS inputs.