Popular Tamil comedian and former AIADMK Rajya Sabha member S.S. Chandran was admitted to a private hospital here on Tuesday with complaints of breathing problem.

The 67-year old Chandran, who had also done character roles, was attending a function at Mettupalayam, about 40 kms from here, when complained of breathing problem.

He was admitted to the K G Hospital here in the early hours of today. His condition was now ‘stable’ and he had been kept under observation in the Intensive Care Unit, hospital sources said.