Popular Malayalam filmmaker Sreenivasan was admitted to a private hospital in Kochi after he is said to have suffered a cardiac arrest. Sreenivasan was taken to the hospital late in the night and is said to be in the ICU, and under observation of the doctors. Reports reveal that he is stable at the present moment and is out of danger. Sreenivasan was rushed to the Aster Medicity hospital in Kochi and is in the ICU at the present moment. More details about his condition are expected to come out as the day passes by and an official statement is waited for. Sreenivasan entered the Malayalam film industry as an actor and later went on to become one of the most accomplished directors and script writers. The 61-year old filmmaker has also won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film in 1989 for Vadakkunokkiyantram and a National Film Award too for Best Film on Other Social Issues in 2000 for Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala.
Sreenivasan made his acting debut in 1970 with Manimuzhakkam and later went on to act in more than 400 films in Malayalam. The veteran actor has also written scripts for more than 150 films in Malayalam and most of them are hit flicks with leading stars in the cast. Sreenivasan has two sons – Vineeth and Dhyan – and both of them are also into filmmaking. Vineeth Sreenivasan, besides acting, is a singer and producer too, and has sung more than 200 songs in Malayalam. Vineeth also has many albums to his credit which are not part of any of his feature films.
Dhayn, on the other hand, made his debut in acting recently in 2013 with Thiru. Dhyan is currently working on his directorial debut titled Love Action Drama which features Nivin Paul and Nayantara in the lead roles.