Kamal Haasan to undergo leg surgery, doctors advise 'break for next few weeks'

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 21, 2019, 05.37 PM(IST)

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Post the surgery tomorrow, the actor-politician has been advised rest.

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan will undergo a surgery at a private hospital in Chennai on November 22. He is said to get an implant removed from his leg that was placed during a leg surgery in 2016 after he suffered a fracture. 

Kamal underwent leg surgery after he slipped and fell from the stairs of his office. 

In a statement released by Kamal Haasan’s political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, Kamal could not get it done because of his political and film commitments. It read, "Due to his very busy schedule in political and film commitments, there had been a postponement in the removal of the implant. The surgical procedure, which is slated to happen tomorrow, aids in the removal of the implant.”

Post the surgery tomorrow, the actor-politician has been advised rest. The statement further read, "Furthermore, he has been compelled to take a break for the next few weeks to physically recoup.”

On his professional front, Kamal Haasan is also busy with the second schedule of his next film ‘Indian 2’. It has been helmed by Shankar and is slated for release in the year 2021. He also recently hosted the third season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil.