Chennai: Tamil comedian and character actor Vadivelu was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after he turned Covid-19 positive.
He had returned to Chennai from London Thursday where he had attended some functions. He was tested at the Chennai international airport and Friday, he tested Covid-19 positive.
Doctors attending to him said that his health condition was stable and he was recovering well.
The comedian had quit acting for a while and had made strong political statements against DMDK leader Vijayakanth while campaigning for DMK candidates during the 2011 elections. Slippers were hurled at the comedian-actor during the campaign at Tiruvanaikovil where then Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa was contesting the polls.