Hyderabad: Actor Sai Dharam Tej, the nephew of noted star Chiranjeevi, was hospitalised after a motorbike accident in Hyderabad. The actor was shifted to Jubilee Hills Apollo Hospital for treatment and the doctors say he is stable.
“Mr Sai Dharam Tej is stable and all major organs are functioning well. He will continue to be on assisted respiration in ICU for controlled close monitoring and additional investigations will be performed during the day,” read the hospital’s health bulletin issued on Saturday morning. The actor sustained soft tissue injuries and a collar bone fracture, according to the health bulletin released earlier.
Dharam Tej family members, including brother Vaishnav Tej, uncle Pawan Kalyan, cousins Varun Tej, Niharika Konidela and friend Sundeep Kishan rushed to the hospital to visit the actor. Allu Aravind and Chiranjeevi’s wife Surekha were also present there.
Chiranjeevi revealed that fans need not worry as Sai Tej suffered only minor injuries in the accident and he is gradually recovering. According to police, the sports bike he was riding skid and fell near Cable Bridge in Madhapur area. The actor was wearing a helmet and sustained injuries.
Locals who responded immediately, with the help of 108 rushed to the nearby Medicare Hospital. He was rushed to Apollo Hospital after initial treatment there.
Sai Dharam Tej is the son of Vijaya Durga, who is the sister of notable Tollywood stars Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan.