Vijayan Karanthoor posted a picture of him via his Facebook handle and penned a note that read, “Beloved friends, I have been suffering from liver disease for the past five years and have also spent a lot of money for the treatment. “ The actor further mentioned that for the last three months, the disease has reached an acute state, and also it has become a very difficult task to find a suitable donor.
Vijayan Karanthoor’s Facebook note further read, “My hopes are getting shattered. So I am kindly asking each and every one of you to kindly consider my case as your own and please help me find a donor. With a broken heart, I am pleading with everyone to help me..Bring me back to life.”
Also being a theatre artist, director, and acting coach, Vijayan Karanthoor has played several notable roles in Malayalam movies. Vijayan Karanthoor made his acting debut with the film ‘Maram’ which was directed by Yusufali Kechery and was released in the year 1972. Actors Jayabharathi, Prem Nazir, Adoor Bhasi, KP Ummer, and several other prominent actors played major roles in ‘Maram’.
Some of the popular movies of Vijayan Karanthoor include ‘Vasthavam’, ‘Nazrani’, ‘Paleri Manikyam Oru PathiraKolapathakathinte Katha’, and ‘Chandrotsavam’.