Sandalwood actor and son of evergreen hero Rajkumar, Shiva Rajkumar has been admitted to Mallya Hospital in Bengaluru as he is suffering from fever.

He went to Mallya Hospital along with wife Geetha for a check-up and the doctor is said to have asked him to get admitted as he is suffering from fever and needs rest.

An official bulletin has not been released by the hospital yet about Shivanna's health. But he is expected to be discharged by evening.

Shiva Rajkumar is 56, but is busy shooting for at least three films currently. He just completed shooting and dubbing for the much-awaited Kannada film The Villain, and is set for release on October 18.

He was also relieved by the Kavacha crew after completing the shooting. Meanwhile, Shiva Rajkumar, popularly known as Shivanna, was gearing up for the shooting of the movie Rustum, when he experienced fatigue and realised his temperature was high.

 Details about Shivanna's health are awaited.