According to the latest reports, veteran actor Jayan had a live-in relationship with a junior artist named Jaya Mathew. The lady who claimed to be Jayan's partner; whom he didn't married legally, made an official announcement about her relationship with the action hero, on the 34th death anniversary of the actor and stated that they have two children.
According to Jaya Mathew, Jayan use to frequently visit Jaya's foster father who was an astrologer. The couple met when Jayan came to meet her foster father and fell in love. Jayan and Jaya started living together after a couple of months and she was just 14 years old then. The lady also claims that Jayan's mother was well aware about their relationship and has also helped her financially after Jayan's sudden death.
Jaya Mathew, who was a junior artist, has acted in about 210 movies. She claims that she used to accompany Jayan on the movie sets. Jaya last met Jayan on the sets of Ariyappedatha Rahasyam, few days before his death. Jaya was pregnant with their second child during the time of Jayan's death. The couple's daughter is married and settled in Thiruvalla and son Vijaya Krishna is living with his mother. Jaya is planning to start a tailoring school in the name of Jayan, to earn the living.
Jayan is the evergreen action hero of Mollywood. The actor, who is well known for his macho looks and action sequences, died in an accident during the filming of popular movie Kolilakkam. All his life, Jayan has been referred to as a bachelor. The revelation of junior artist Jaya Mathew is a big shock for the Malayalam cinema industry and media.