Veteran Malayalam actor Jagathy Sreekumar was seriously injured in a road mishap at nearby Thenjippalam in the wee hours of Saturday.
Mr. Sreekumar, who sustained injuries on his chest and abdomen, was admitted to a private hospital here and put on ventilator, police said.
The accident occurred when his car overturned after hitting a median. The driver of the car, who also sustained injuries, was admitted to the hospital, they said.
According to the latest update from the hospital, there is no threat to his life even though the injuries are serious. The doctors are currently awaiting scan reports and post that, they are set to consider surgery.
The actor was on his way to the sets of Lenin Rajendran's film, Idavappathy.