Actor-Politician Vijayakanth Undergoes Amputation

Veteran actor and politician Vijayakanth underwent an amputation and had his toes removed in the right leg. Vijayakanth is popularly known as ‘Captain’.

Vijayakanth’s political party issued a statement that this medical procedure was the doctor’s recommendation. Vijayakanth had been suffering blood circulation issues caused by diabetes. His political party Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) revealed that Vijayakanth is doing well and his health condition is being regularly monitored by the doctors.

‘Captain’s party issued a statement asking the public and party cadre to not pay heed to the rumors that are spread on the social media. Vijayakanth is heard to be discharged from the hospital in two days.

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin wished Vijayakanth a speedy recovery. Also, Superstar Rajinikanth tweeted, ‘I pray to the Almighty that my dear friend Vijayakanth recovers swiftly and roars like a Captain as before.’ Kamal Haasan tweeted his wishes to Vijayakanth, ‘I wish that my dear friend Vijayakanth, who is undergoing treatment in a hospital, recovers completely and returns home soon.’