Mani Ratnam refutes cardiac arrest rumours

Mani Ratnam visited a hospital for a routine checkup. Soon, rumours were fast and thick afloat that the ace filmmaker suffered from cardiac arrest for the fourth time is and hospitalised. The Cheliyaa filmmaker has now quashed them as rumours.

“After a routine check-up, Mani Ratnam sir back to the office with his routine work. All is well,” Ratnam’s publicist Nikkil Murugan tweeted. Another source also said that it was his routine checkup and nothing serious about it.  “It’s his yearly health check-up. Before he starts shooting, he usually checks in to make sure everything is alright. He is absolutely fine and he went in for a routine check-up earlier today,” the source said.

On the work front, Ratnam is gearing up for the cinematic adaptation of Tamil novel “Ponniyin Selvan”. The big budget film stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and the rest of the cast and crew is to be announced.