Reports say that the health condition of Vinu Chakkravarathy, one of the most senior character-actors in Kollywood and who has starred in more than 1,000 films during the past four decades, worsened yesterday.
Vinu Chakkaravarty’s unique baritone voice has fetched him lakhs and lakhs of fans over the past decades. The actor, who hasn’t been keeping good health for the past few years, had stayed away from films. He was rushed to a leading private hospital after he collapsed at his residence yesterday.
Initial investigation by doctors revealed that high blood pressure and high sugar levels caused Vinu to lose his consciousness and faint. Doctors attending to him say that he had slipped into a coma and that his condition continued to remain serious.
He is presently in the intensive care unit of the hospital. Vinu’s fans have, meanwhile, started praying for his speedy recovery.