According to the hospital, Rajinikanth tested negative for the Coronavirus on December 22.
Rajinikanth was shooting for his movie Annaatthe in Hyderabad for the last 10 days. A couple of people on the film sets had tested positive for Covid-19. Rajinikanth tested negative on December 22 and since then has been in isolation although being monitored closely, the hospital said.
“Though he did not have any symptoms of COVID-19, his blood pressure showed sever fluctuations and needed further evaluation for which he has been admitted to the hospital,” it said in a statement.
He had earlier said he would complete the movie before getting into active politics in Tamil Nadu.
Rajinikanth had said he would announce details of his political party on December 31.