Sreekumar to undergo three bone surgeries today

Updated: Mar 13, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Kozhikode: Malayalam film actor Jagathy Sreekumar, who is in hospital following an accident on March 10, will undergo three multiple bone surgeries today, doctors attending on him said.

Speaking to the reporters here today, Dr Abdulla Cherakkat, Managing Director, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences hospital said three surgeries would be performed today on the actor to correct a fracture on his right thigh, right hand and hip.

"He is responding well to treatment and his blood pressure and kidney are functioning normally," Dr Abdulla said. However the actor would have to be on ventilator for one more day for safety reasons, he said.

The car driver who was also injured in the mishap, was improving, he said.

Sreekumar was en route to Kodagu in Karnataka for shooting a Malayalam film ‘Idavapathy’ when his car slammed into a road median and overturned.

PTI