Chennai: Actor Ajith Kumar, who underwent knee surgery at a private hospital in Chennai on November 12, has been advised complete rest for the next three months.
The surgery was originally planned for November 24 but had to be advanced because Ajith couldn't bear the pain.
"The surgery was performed by Dr David Rajan at Kumaran hospital on Thursday night. The surgery started around 7.30 pm and went on till 2.30 am on Friday. Post the surgery, Ajith was immediately shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where he's doing fine," a source from the hospital told IANS.
Ajith injured his knee while shooting the climax sequence of his Tamil film Vedalam, which is successfully running in cinemas. (Also Read: With Vedalam's Record-Breaking Opening, Ajith Might be New Rajinikanth)
"He has been advised rest for three months. He may not start working on his next Tamil film until June 2016," the source added.
The source also revealed that Ajith's next film will also be with Siva, the director of his latest release Vedalam.
"They're most likely to collaborate for the third time. The project was planned while they were working on Vedalam, and it's expected to go on floors in the second half of next year," he said.