The condition of renowned Malayalam film actor Thilakan,hospitalised here following a heart attack,remained serious today.
Hospital sources said the 76 year-old actor,admitted to a private hospital on August 23,continued to be on ventilator support and his condition was still serious.
State Health Minister V S Sivakumar,who visited the actor,said doctors had told him that there was a ‘slight progress’ in Thilakan’s condition.
He said the government would bear the expenses for the actor’s treatment. Thilakan would be provided the best treatment available,he added.
Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan,directors Sibi Malayil and Kamal,actors Suresh Gopi,Maniyanpilla Raju and other film personalities visited the actor at the hospital.