Veteran Telugu actor Kaikala Satyanarayana has been hospitalized and is in critical condition, stated the Apollo Hospital authorities on Saturday. He had been admitted to the hospital after he experienced fever and drowsiness, following treatment at home for COVID-19. Doctors are working on reviving his condition after he suffered a septic shock and multi-organ failure. As per reports, he is currently on a ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.
Here is the official statement released by the hospital,
“Kaikala Satyanaraya was presented to Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, today morning at 7.30 AM with fever and drowsiness. He is been on respiratory support and tracheotomy at home following the post-Covid sequel. He is in severe septic shock and multi-organ failure. Team of doctors attending on him and all efforts are on to restore his condition. The condition is very critical and prognosis and expected outcome is very poor.”
Kaikala Satyanarayana acted in over 800 roles in his career spanning nearly six decades. Apart from acting in films, he also produced many films. Kaikala Satyanarayana was active in politics as well. He was elected as an MP from the Machilipatnam constituency in the 11th Lok Sabha election.