New Delhi: The makers of ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 5’ have roped in veteran actress Ramya Krishnan to host the reality show until Kamal Haasan recovers from COVID-19. Kamal, who has hosted the show since its inception, is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai.
Speculations were rife that Kamal’s daughter Shruti Haasan might step into his shoes for few weeks. It was said that the producers approached her and Vijay Sethupathi to host the same until the ‘Indian’ actor recovers from the virus.
Star Vijay, which airs the show, posted a new promo on social media to announce that Ramya will host ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 5’ in Kamal Haasan’s absence. The ‘Hey Ram’ actor introduced Ramya as a friend, who offered to host the show while he underwent treatment for COVID-19. He also thanked the actress for helping him in conducting the fifth season of the show without a break.
Ramya Krishnan won several hearts with her power-packed performance as Sivagaami in S.S. Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’. Interestingly, the makers of ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’ used Sivagaami’s background score in the new promo. Check it out!
Shruti Haasan had earlier shared an update about her father’s health on Twitter. She thanked the fans for their wishes and prayers and revealed that Kamal was recovering well. “Thankyou for all your wishes and prayers for my father’s health. He is recovering well and is looking forward to interacting with all of you soon,” she wrote on the micro-blogging site.