Thiruvananthapuram: The condition of veteran Malayalam film actor
extremely serious. The 76 year-old actor was admitted to a private
hospital on August 23 following a severe heart attack. Thilakan
continues to be on ventilator support.
State Health Minister VS 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 VS Achuthanandan, directors Sibi Malayil
and Kamal, actors Suresh Gopi, Maniyanpilla Raju and other film
personalities visited the actor at the hospital.
However, according to many local newspapers, Thilakan's health
has not improved and he remains to be unconscious.