Veteran Telugu actor Kaikala Satyanarayana has been admitted to Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and his condition is said to be critical. He is currently put on ventilator support and the Doctors are said to be monitoring his condition actively. According to reports, the legendary actor fell ill recently and his health condition deteriorated this morning (November 20) after which he was rushed to the hospital. An official statement on his health condition has been released by Apollo Hospitals and according to the statement, Kaikala Satyanarayana is in severe septick shock and organ failure.

The official medical bulletin from Apollo Hospitals states, "Kaikala Satyanarayana was presented to Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, today morning at 7.30 AM with fever and drowsiness. He is been on respiratory support and tracheotomy at home following post Covid sequele. He is in severe septic shock, and multiorgan failure. Team of Doctors attending on him and all efforts are on to restore his condition. The condition is very critical and prognosis and expected outcome is very poor". This news has made the fans emotional and people are praying for him to recover soon. Kaikala Satyanarayana is 86 years old. Satyanarayana is married to Nageswaramma and the couple has two sons and two daughters.

For the unversed, Kaikala Satyanarayana is a veteran actor in Telugu cinema who has acted in more than 750 films, in a career spanning over six decades. For the Tamil audience, Kaikala Satyanarayana will be best known for acting in Kamal Haasan's classic comedy drama, Panchathanthiram, directed by KS Ravikumar. Kaikala Satyanarayana played the role of Reddy's (Sriman) father-in-law and his character had good prominence in the film.

Apart from being an actor, Kaikala Satyanarayana was also involved in politics. He contested in the Lok Sabha Elections in 1996 and won from the Machilipatnam constituency. Find below the medical bulletin from Apollo Hospitals on the health condition of Kaikala Satyanarayana: