Veteran south Indian actress Jayanthi hospitalised after complaining of breathing difficulties

The 73-year-old veteran actress Jayanthi is currently on ventilator, however her son claims her condition is improving.

FP Staff March 27, 2018 09:59:53 IST
Veteran south Indian actress Jayanthi hospitalised after complaining of breathing difficulties

Veteran actress Jayanthi has been hospitalised on 25 March after she complained of severe breathing difficulties.

According to a report by the Times of India, Jayanthi's condition is being monitored in the Intensive Care Unit under strict supervision of doctors.

Veteran south Indian actress Jayanthi hospitalised after complaining of breathing difficulties

Jayanthi. Facebook

Earlier, International Business Times, on 26 March, had quoted Kumar talking about his mother's ailment in detail. He said, "She has been suffering from asthma for 35 years. She used inhalers every day and was never admitted to hospital over breathing issues. Last evening, her health started deteriorated and she was taken to Sidvin Hospital. Based on doctor's advises, we shifted her to Vikram Hospital in Cunningham Road. The doctors have told us that she will be kept under observation for the next 24 hours. She is currently on the ventilator."

However, according to the TOI, Jayanthi's son, Krishna Kumar claims that the yesteryear actress is recuperating and her health condition now seems to be better.

Over the years, Jayanthi has acted in more than 500 films in various Indian languages namely Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. She has also acted in films opposite legends like MG Ramachandran (MGR), Dr Rajkumar.

Her most famous films are Miss Leelavathi, Sri Krishnadevaraya and Edakallu Guddada Mele, to name a few.

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