Jagathy Sreekumar turns 70

Thiruvananthapuram: Jagathy Sreekumar, Malayalam cinema's king of comedy, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Tuesday.The veteran actor will spend his birthday with family at his house in Peyad.

Jagathy Sreekumar is the son of prolific dramaturg and writer, the late Jagathy N. K. Achary. And hence he was closely related to art. It was during his school days that Jagathy Sreekumar made his acting debut. He was in 5th grade and he got an opportunity to act in a play at his school.

The actor has been inactive in cinema ever since he met with a deadly accident at Thenhipalam in 2012.

With more than 1100 Malayalam films to his credit, he is known to be one of the most popular actors in the Malayalam film industry. He is a different person altogether in real life, where he is very serious in contrast to the characters he often portrays. He considers acting a serious profession.

Jagathy will return to the silver screen through a film directed by his son Rajkumar under the banner of Jagathy Sreekumar Entertainments. Jagathy's character will be presented in such a way that will suit his health. The actor has also received other film offers. In the last few years, he was seen in some commercials that were made under the banner of Jagathy Sreekumar Entertainments.

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