Actor Simbu became the talk of the town recently after his latest release 'Maanaadu' directed by Venkat Prabhu became a blockbuster hit. However, the actor was suddenly admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after falling sick.

Prior to his hospitalisation, Simbu travelled to Mumbai to attend Maanadu's special premiere and to take part in the shooting of his upcoming movie 'Vendu Thanindadhu Kaadu'.

Following Simbu's hospital admission, rumours started making rounds that the actor was infected with Covid-19. However, Simbu's close friend cum Bigg Boss S2's contestant Mahat Raghavendra took social media to clear the air.

Mahat clarified that Simbu was down with a viral infection and he's back home after getting the necessary treatment. Check out his update about Simbu's health: