Rajinikanth Announces He Will Not Be Joining Politics Over Health Reasons Following Hospitalisation Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.

Tamil film superstar Rajnikanth today (29 December) announced that he will not be entering politics over health reasons.

This announcement by Rajinikanth comes after he was admitted to a Hyderabad hospital over with severe fluctuations in blood pressure.

The hospital said in a statement that he was admitted with severe hypertension and exhaustion.

In view of his post-transplant status, labile hypertension and age, the doctors advised him complete bed rest for one week with regular monitoring of blood pressure. He was also advised to undertake minimal physical activity and to avoid stress.

At the start of the month Rajinikanth announced his entry into Tamil Nadu politics, even as the state’s southern districts were threatened by Cycline Burevi.

Addressing the media, Rajinikanth, who had announced in December 2017 had said that he would enter politics to launch his own party and contest all the 234 elections to the state assembly due in April next year, said the “day for Tamil Nadu’s destiny to change has come”.

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