Veteran actor Sreenivasan returns to Malayalam cinema with Kurukkan

The actor was hospitalized in March this year after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Malayalam actor Sreenivasan is all set to make his Mollywood comeback with the film in Kurukka, directed by debutant Jayalal Divakaran. The film went on floors in Kochi earlier this week. The actor is returning to Malayalam cinema after a gap of three years after the 2019 film Love Action Drama. in Kurukka Starring Vineeth Sreenivasan and Shine Tom Chacko. Manoj Ramasingh, known for his work in films like Minnaminungu and Refund Policy, is on board as screenwriter.

The actor was hospitalized in March this year. According to a report in India Gaur, he was taken to the hospital on March 30 after complaining of chest pain. He went into cardiac arrest, and underwent bypass surgery after the diagnosis. The report also said that according to another health bulletin released in April, Sreenivasan’s oxygen levels dropped after the surgery and he was put on ventilator support.

Sreenivasan, who is also a popular screenwriter in Malayalam cinema, has worked on the scripts of several popular films such as Odaruthammava Aalariyam (1984), Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986), Gandhinagar 2nd Street (1986), Nadodikkattu (1987), Thalayanantram (1990), Sunday (1991), Midhunam (1993), Mazhayethum Munpe (1995), Azhakiya Ravana (1996), Udayananu Tharam (2005), Katha Parayumpol (2007), and Njan Prakashan (2018) among others. Njan Prakashan It was a huge box office success at the time of its release.

Sreenivasan has also received two Kerala State Film Awards in the Best Screenplay category for films. Sunday and Mazhayethum Munpe. He has also frequently collaborated with directors Priyadarshan and Sathyan Anthikad as a writer.

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