Actress Nayanthara hospitalised, won’t perform at IPL match

April 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin  

Chennai, April 23 (IANS) South Indian actress Nayanthara, who was to be a star attraction at the Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians here, has been hospitalised and will not perform at the event Wednesday. The actress fainted while shooting in Hyderabad for Rajnikanth starrer “Kuselan” due to exhaustion and fever Tuesday, film industry sources said.

Doctors suspect she might have caught a viral infection while doing a dance number in artificial rain during a five-day shooting schedule for Telugu film “Sathyam”, sources close to Nayanthara said via telephone from Hyderabad.

Tamil superstar Vijay, ace drummer Sivamani and singer Hariharan are set to entertain the crowd during the two matches to be played at the M. A. Chidambaram stadium here Wednesday and Saturday.

Sources at the stadium told IANS that with over 35,000 tickets sold so far, they expect the stadium to be full during both the ties.

Police Commissioner Naanjil Kumaran told reporters that 700 policemen would be deployed at the match venue.

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