Rajinikanth had a telephonic conversation with Karunanidhi after he was discharged from the hospital in Singapore. “You have faced so many ups and downs in life. It is important that you take care of your health. You should not consider anything (else) big," the PTI quotes Rajini's advice to Karuna.
However, the DMK suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of AIADMK-led front in the April 13 assembly polls and the party pushed to a third spot in the state Assembly. In his first interaction with Jayalalitha after he was discharged, Rajinikanth had said that the state had been saved following her massive mandate.