Mumbai: South actress Jayakumari was one of the leading actresses in Tamil and Malayalam films during the 1960s and 1970s. She was known for her glamorous roles. The actress is currently in the news as she is suffering from kidney related ailment. She is seeking financial assistance for her treatment. The actress is currently suffering from health issues and is in poor condition without money. Jayakumari is reportedly admitted to a government hospital in Chennai. Pictures of the actress from the hospital have surfaced on social media and are going viral. According to reports, her husband passed away a few years ago, so she is living with her son Roshan. Jayakumar’s husband’s name was Nagapattinam Abdullah. They have one son and two daughters.
According to reports, Jayakumar is currently seeking financial help for her treatment as it may cost lakhs. He is not in a position to pay that much. He hopes that the people of the industry will come forward to help him financially. Earlier, actors like Chiranjeevi and Rajinikanth always helped their seasoned co-stars, who were in tough times.
The actress made her debut in the year 1968 with Malayalam film Collector Malathi. He acted alongside famous actors like Prem Nazir in Football Champion, Jaishankar in Noorukku Nooru and Dr Rajkumar in Mannina Maga. He has acted in more than 300 films in various roles. The actress has gained popularity with films like Engirindo Vandal, Harmana, Nutrukku Nuru, Anathai Anandan.