Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia actor Jairam Samal aka Jayee, who was admitted to a private hospital in Odisha capital on Tuesday evening, is fine now, sources close to the actor said.
The popular actor, who is known as comedy king of Ollywood, was rushed to KIIMS Hospital here after he complained of chest pains.
According to Film Producer and Bollywood Odia Association (BOA) Secretary, Sanjay Mahakud, who was with the actor in the medical, said the veteran actor is stable now but under observation.
He has heart-related ailments and will stay in the hospital for few more days, Mahakud added quoting the doctors at KIMS hospital.
Several other actors and well-wishers visited the ailing comedian in the hospital on Wednesday evening.
Last year, a college student had spread a rumour by posting a photo on Facebook mentioning that Jairam Samal passed away. Later, he apologized the actor, saying he did it “by mistake”.