Tamil superstar Rajinikanth gets Covid jab, daughter shares photo on Twitter

Written By: Sidharth MP WION
Chennai Published: May 13, 2021, 05:44 PM(IST)

Superstar Rajinikanth got jabbed in Chennai on Thursday. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Rajinikanth's daughter Soundaryaa shared a picture of the veteran actor and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee getting jabbed at a hospital in Chennai.

At a time when Tamil Nadu is witnessing all-time-high Covid-19 cases and vaccine hesitancy, superstar Rajinikanth has taken the jab. The septuagenarian actor just returned to his Chennai home after completing the filming of his upcoming film' Annatthe' in Hyderabad. 

Rajinikanth's daughter Soundaryaa shared a picture of the veteran actor and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee getting jabbed at a hospital in Chennai.

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It must be recalled that it was owing to Covid-19 risk, fear of his health condition (after kidney transplant in 2016) and being on immunosuppressive medication that Rajini had backed out of politics, in December 2020. According to Rajini, he had faced fluctuation in his blood pressure and had to be admitted at the Apollo hospitals in Hyderabad, while filming in December last year. This was what led to the actor's re-think and withdrawal from politics. 

He had also made a mention of his fans welfare ands well-being during the pandemic and why he did not want to risk them as well. Rajini's biggest worry, according to his then statement was the risk of exposure to large number of people, once he ventures into electoral politics, ahead of the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly polls. 

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