Tamil actor in hospital

Popular Tamil actor Karthik, who had acted as a romantic hero in hundreds of films was reportedly admitted to a private hospital today.

However, sources close to the actor say that it was a routine medical check-up. According to reports, the actor reached the hospital at Nungambakkam this morning. He was attended by a team of doctors.

Karthik, son of veteran actor Muthuraman made his debut in Tamil cinema with Alaigal Oivathillai. He acted in several films including Gopura Vasalilae, Amaran, Ullathai Alli Tha, Agni Natchathiram, Mouna Ragam, Kizhakku Vasal, Manja Velu and Raavanan.

His son Goutham is making his debut as hero with Kadal, directed by Mani Ratnam.