There were rumours spread about Balachander’s health in social media in the past few days. However the hospital sources maintains that he is well.
The Dadhasaheb Phalke award winning film maker was admitted to a private hospital in the city after suffering from high fever and
age-related health issues. The 84-year-old director and producer has been undergoing treatment at Kaveri hospital since December 3, hospital sources said.
He is being treated at our hospital now. At present he is stable and all necessary treatments are being given,’ a hospital bulletin said.
Balachander, a recipient of several awards, including Dadha Saheb Phalke Award, is known as one of the trendsetters in Indian cinema.
Several film personalities visited him at the hospital.