Tamil actor-comedian Vivekh has reportedly been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after suffering a heart attack. As per reports, the actor was rushed to the hospital after he fainted.
Well now, the hospital has released a statement regarding the actor's health condition.
Revealing that Vivekh's condition is critical, the statement read, "Actor Padma Shri Dr Vivek was brought to the hospital in an unconscious state by 11 am today to the emergency by the family members. He was resuscitated in the emergency room by specialists. Later, he underwent Emergency Coronary Angiogram followed by Angioplasty. He is currently in critical condition in ECMO in the Intensive Care Unit. This an acute coronary syndrome with cardiogenic shock. This is a separate cardiac event. It may not be due to COVID vaccination."
As news about Vivekh's health goes viral on social media, several fans and well-wishers of the iconic star are wishing him a speedy recovery. Notably, the Padma Shri Awardee recently (April 15) took the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine in Chennai and was also seen urging fans to get vaccinated during his media interaction.
The medical team of the actor has also confirmed that he tested negative for COVID-19. Also, Tamil Nadu's Health Secretary Radhakrishnan during his media interaction said that Vivek suffered a heart attack and it has no connection whatsoever with the vaccine.
On the work front, the actor was previously seen in Dharala Prabhu (2020), which is the Tamil remake of the Bollywood romantic comedy film Vicky Donor. Directed by Krishna Marimuthu, the film featured Harish Kalyan and Tanya Hope in lead roles.
His upcoming projects are Vijay Sethupathi's Yaadhum Oore Yaavarum Kelir and Kamal Haasan-Shankar's Indian 2. Vivekh's directorial ventures Anukoni Athidhi and Boxer are yet to be released.