Swetha Menon got seriously injured while shooting for her new film Penpattanam in Kozhikode. The accident occurred while a scene of communal clash was being shot. While shooting Swetha got hacked accidentally.
She was rushed to the near by private hospital and an emergency surgery was done on her right arm. According to reports the injury is serious as the cut has resulted in a nerve being severed.
Penpattanam tells the story of kudumbashree women and has four women playing the lead roles. Basically a women oriented film, it cast KPAC Lalitha, Revathy, Swetha Menon and Vishnupriya.
The movie is directed by VM Vinu and is scripted by Ranjith. Swetha actually replaced Bhavana, who was supposed to do the role but had to leave for a stage show with Dileep in US.