Veteran Tamil lyricist Vaali, 81, who was hospitalised a month ago in Apollo hospital in Chennai, is said to be in critical condition.
Sources say, Vaali is suffering from lung related issue and was admitted to Apollo hospital, Chennai, but his condition got worse on Tuesday night. He has been put on ventilator now. Vaali is being closely monitored and the hospital sources revealed that his condition is stable at the moment.
The poet-lyricist-actor-writer was active in Tamil industry since five decades. He has penned nearly ten thousand songs in his career. He has also written two songs for Dhanush's Mariyaan, directed by Bharath Bala which is scheduled to release tomorrow.
As an actor, Vaali appeared in Hey Ram, Sathya and Paarthale Parvasam. He has also scripted for Tamil upcoming Thillu Mullu, which is scheduled to release this year. Fans across Tamil Nadu are praying for his speedy recovery.