Legendary director Maniratnam is learnt to have suffered from cardiac arrest and was admitted to Apollo Hospital, Chennai. The veteran director suffered cardiac problem fourth time. During the shoot of Yuva in 2004, Maniratnam suffered heart attack for the first time.
In 2015 and in 2016 too, he suffered heart ailments.
However, Kollywood's media consultant Nikhil Murugan reported that Maniratnam underwent routine checkup and attended office. "All is well," the media consultant tweeted. An official news on Maniratnam's exact health status is awaited from his close family members.