Noted Malayalam actor Sreenivasan was admitted to a hospital in Kochi on Tuesday following a variation in blood sugar levels, son Vineeth Sreenivasan said via a Facebook post on Wednesday morning. The doctor has advised a day’s rest for Sreenivasan. He is expected to be discharged on Thursday.
“My father was admitted to the hospital following a variation in blood sugar levels. The doctor has recommended staying in the hospital tonight and discharging him tomorrow. I request everyone not to spread baseless news. Thanks everyone,” Vineeth posted on Facebook.
Sreenivasan is also an acclaimed Malayalam screenwriter, filmmaker and producer. He is popular for his comic roles in the industry and has acted in over 200 films in his career. He has been a part of some big projects with superstar Mohanlal. Some of his popular films include Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Sandhesam, Aram + Aram Kinnaram, Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu and Vellanakalude Nadu among others.
Sreenivasan has also helmed and written films like Vadakkunokkiyanthram and Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala. His film Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala has also won a National Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues category.
While Sreenivasan’s elder son Vineeth is an actor-filmmaker-screenwriter, his younger son Dhyan is a popular actor in the Malayalam film industry.
(With PTI inputs)