MS Narayana, who is one of the most sought-after comedians in Telugu film industry, was rushed to a hospital following a mild heart attack on 19 January.
Sources in his family confirmed that MS Narayana was taken to a private hospital in Bhimavaram to check up on his 'uneasiness' during Pongal vacation. He was then shifted to Vijayawada for medical assistance. After preliminary treatment, he was shifted to KIMS Hospital in Hyderabad.
"My dad was admitted in a local hospital in Bhimavaram after he suffered a heart attack in his native place, and was later shifted to a city-based hospital," Narayana's daughter Sasikiran told The Times of India.
On 20 January, Sasikiran Narayana took to her Facebook page and wrote: By God's grace and his will power my dad is recovering now..dad is out of danger.. Thnks fr each and every one who prayed fr his speedy recovery..u all stood wid us thnku."
Reports suggest that MS Narayana has already undergone operation, but there is nothing to worry about his health. "He is in ICU now at KIMS hospital Kondapur hyderabad. He is still unconscious. But the doctors said he is out of danger and will gain conscious soon. No one is allowed to see him," reports The Lawa.
Having made his debut in 1995, MS Narayana hogged the limelight with Mohan Babu's "Peddarayudu". There has been no looking back since then for this talented actor, who has featured in over 500 films in his career spanning 21 years. He has also written dialogues for eight films including "Alexander".
MS Narayana won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Telugu film Dookudu. He was also honoured with Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian five times for his performance in "Maa Nanna ki Pelli", "Ramsakkanodu", "Sardukupodam Randi", "Shivamani" and "Dookudu".
The comedian is known for his comic timing and facial expressions with witty dialogues. His unique facial expressions have got him a large number of fans across the globe. Many film goers took to their Twitter pages to pray for his speedy recovery.
Sudheer Telaprolu @sudheer_megafan
Comedian #msnarayana Garu Has Been Hospitalized in KIMS Hyderqbad ,Condition stable! Get Well Soon Sir...
MS Narayana seriously ill, let's wish him speedy recovery" gEt WelL sOOn Sir..:)
I wish #MSNarayana garu get well soon.