Veteran filmmaker Mani Ratnam was rushed to Apollo Hospital in Chennai after he complained of cardiac issues. He is currently placed under observation.

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam has been hospitalised at Chennai’s Apollo Hospital. The filmmaker, who is celebrated for his films like Guru, Bombay, Dil Se, Roja among others, was admitted in hospital after he reportedly complained of cardiac pain.

According to a report in Times Now, he has been kept under observation.

This is not the first time the veteran filmmaker has faced cardiac issues.

However, Apollo had later clarified that it was a regular check-up.

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Mani, who hit national limelight with his iconic Roja, is expected to begin working with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a period drama, which will also star Tamil actor Vikram. The film is reportedly based on a Tamil classic, Ponniyin Selvan.