On contacting his manager, he confirmed that the maverick
director went for a master health check up and that the allegations
of cardiac arrest are nothing more than rumours.
On probing what gave rise to the heart attack angle to the
entire episode, it is learnt that Mani Ratnam had initially
complained of chest pain, which turned out to be an acidity
So why did Mani go to Delhi in the first place? Well, it is said
that he had been to Kashmir to attend a golfing event and then
decided to go for a check up at the Delhi Apollo Hospital on his
Within minutes after the news that Mani Ratnam visited a
hospital emerged, people from all over the country took to Twitter
and wished him a speedy recovery making the word #ManiRatnam trend
on the social networking platform.
Surely, he is the most loved and admired director of the current
generation, it is proved yet again. Hope he gets back to Chennai as
soon as possible to start his
next project with Dhanush.
Stay tuned for further updates.