Chennai: Tamil film superstar Rajnikant on Saturday was hospitalised for a short time for exhaustion and dehydration.

The 60-year-old actor who was earlier admitted to Isabel Hospital was treated for exhaustion and dehydration and later discharged. Doctors who attended on him, said.

Rajnikanth enacted a triple role in Rana, his first period movie in which Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone making her debut in Tamil is paired opposite him.