Tamil actor and legendary comedian Vadivelu tested positive for Covid-19. He has been admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Center in Porur, Chennai, and is undergoing treatment for the same. The actor, who recently returned from the UK, is suspected to have contracted the Omicron variant. Vadivelu’s die-hard fans took to social media to wish him a speedy recovery.
Vadivelu is regarded as one of the best comedians in the Tamil film industry. He is fondly called Vaigai Puyal by his fans. However, Vadivelu has been missing in action for the past few years. He is now gearing up for a comeback with a film titled Naai Sekhar Returns.
Recently, Vadivelu, music director Santosh Narayanan and director Suraaj went to London,UK, for the pre-production work of Naai Sekhar Returns. Upon his return from London, Vadivelu developed symptoms of Covid-19. After he tested positive for the virus, he was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai.
He is suspected to have contracted the Omicron variant. The doctors who are treating the actor are yet to share a health update. The hospital management is reportedly waiting for his genome sequencing results.
Vadivelu’s fans took to social media to wish him a speedy recovery.
Vadivelu was supposed to make his comeback with Imsai Arasan 24 am Pulicei. However, the film was shelved due to creative differences between Vadivelu and director-producer Shankar.
Now, Vadivelu is thrilled about making a comeback with Naai Sekhar Returns. Recently, the makers released the first-look poster of the film.