Bengaluru: Kannada actor Shiva Rajkumar hospitalised

Bengaluru, Oct 6 (IANS) Kannada superstar Shiva Rajkumar was on Tuesday rushed to a private hospital here after he complained of chest pain, a source said.

Shivanna, as he’s fondly called by fans, was working out in the gym when he collapsed. He is 54.

“The gym manager informed Shiva Rajkumar’s wife Geetha, who immediately rushed him to Columbus Hospital here. The doctors reported that he may have suffered a mild heart attack,” a source told IANS.

Shivrajkumar, son of legendary Kannada actor Rajkumar, was later shifted to Mallya Hospital.

“Initial reports revealed that he has two blockages in the artery, and they’re considering performing angioplasty,” the source said.

The source added that Shiva Rajkumar will be kept under observation in the hospital for the next two days.

The actor has been shooting for Ram Gopal Varma’s bilingual film “Killing Veerappan”.

3 Comments

  1. Get well soon, Shivanna!! I always respected this guy for his humility and low-profile even though he was from one of the powerful families in state.

  2. Sir,

    Shocked to hear, nothing I am praying to Jesus, he will certainly extend your life span, do not be discouraged have faith in God you will see glorious things.

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