|Kozhikode (Kerala) March 13 :
actor Jagathy Sreekumar
, who is currently on ventilator, will undergo
surgery to correct the broken bones on his thighs and hands, doctors
treating him said Tuesday.
The 62-year-old, being treated at the
here, was seriously injured in a road accident Saturday.
He is said to be out of danger.
"There are procedures to be
followed when a patient has to be taken off the ventilator and step by
step we are reaching that position. If things are fine, he should be
able to breathe on his own tomorrow Wednesday," Dr P.P. Venugopal told
reporters Tuesday morning.
Jagathy was seriously injured in the
early hours of Saturday near the Kozhikode University
campus when his
Innova car hit a divider. The driver of the car escaped with minor
The actor, who has acted in more than 1,000 Malayalam
films, was on his way from Thrissur to Coorg in Karnataka for director
Lenin Rajendran's latest film.
Malayalam superstar Mammootty
visited him in the hospital Monday and said: "I did not see him because
he should not get any infection from outside. I spoke with the doctors
and they are positive that Jagathy is on the way to recovery, which is a
More than a dozen Malayalam films at various stages of production will be affected due to the comedian's accident.© IANS