Earlier this morning (January 22), legendary actor and politician Kamal Haasan was discharged from Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Porur. The Virumaandi actor was admitted to the hospital a few days before for a leg surgery. In an official statement, Kamal Haasan had stated that there was an infection on his right leg and he had to undergo surgery. The operation has turned out to be successful and Kamal Haasan was discharged from the hospital this morning.

An official statement from Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre states, "Sri Kamal Haasan was admitted to Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre for a follow up surgery in view of a mild infection of his right leg bone. He underwent surgery on 19th January 2021 for the removal of the infective focus in the tibial bone. He has recovered well and is being discharged today (22nd January 2021) with appropriate medical advice for complete rehabilitation".

According to reports, Kamal Haasan has been requested by the medical expert of doctors to take rest at his home and not strain his leg. It is said that he has been advised to be on bed rest for a week or so. Kamal Haasan had a warm welcome from the hospital as his Makkal Needhi Maiam party members visited him to show their love and support. Mahendran, Kameela Nasser, Bigg Boss fame Snehan and others were seen at the hospital. Pictures of Kamal Haasan at the hospital are now doing rounds on social media and the fans are sending their positive words. Kamal Haasan would resume his political campaigning in the next few weeks after completing his resting process.

Kamal Haasan had recently hosted the fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil in which Aari became the winner of the show. Everyone appreciated Kamal Haasan for being one of the first in the industry to resume shooting and Bigg Boss turned out to be a solid source of entertainment for the people of Tamil Nadu for the last 100 days.

On the acting front, Kamal Haasan’s next film is titled Vikram and it is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj of Kaithi and Master fame. Lokesh Kanagaraj is an ardent fan of Kamal Haasan and it is going to be exciting to see how the young filmmaker makes use of the opportunity to work with his favourite personality. Details regarding the commencement of shoot are yet to be known. Vikram is produced by Raaj Kamal Films International and has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander.