Jagathy Sreekumar, the actor who is recovering from a major accident, will be receiving an insurance claim of 5.9 crores. According to a close sources related to the actor, the decision was taken after a discussion which involved Jagathy's family and insurance company authorities. The actor's wife had last year filed a case before the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal court of Trivandrum, for a sum of Rs.10.90 crore, later raised to Rs.13 crore.
Jagathy was seriously injured in the road accident, which happened on March 10th 2012 near Kozhikode, while he was travelling to a shooting location. Since then, he was bed-ridden and is reportedly showing slight improvements in health. The actor was under treatment at Vellore Christian medical college for almost a year and returned home in March 2013.
The veteran actor, who was an integral part of movie industry has acted in almost 1,100 movies. The actor has played the roles of different shades; including lead roles, comic roles, character roles and negative roles. Jagathy Sreekumar stands out for his impeccable acting skills and humor sense. He is doubtlessly one of the best actors of Indian cinema.
Malayalam film industry and fans are eagerly waiting for the comeback of the veteran actor. The sudden accident caused much shock to the family and fans of Jagathy and created lots of controversies too. Jagathy's second wife Kala and daughter, actress Sreelakshmi Sreekumar has filed complaint against his elder daughter Parvathy and family, for blocking them from visiting the actor.