Actor-director Cheran suffered head injury while shooting
- He has received eight stitches on head
- The actor was shooting for his new project Anandham Vilayadum Veedu
- The film is directed by Nandha Periyasamy.
Tamil actor and director Cheran suffered a head injury while shooting for a film in Dindigul on Thursday, said multiple reports. He was shooting for his new project 'Anandham Vilayadum Veedu', directed by Nandha Periyasamy.
Cheran slipped and fell, injuring his head during the shooting. Visuals shared by TV channels show the actor-director was wearing a blue shirt and white veshti and suddenly he lost his balance and falling from a height. The film also stars Gautham Karthik.
Although he received eight stitches for his injury, Cheran completed the shoot of his remaining scenes. The crew of the film has returned to Chennai following the accident.
Cheran, 50, is a four time National Award winning actor-director who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. His National Award winning works are Autograph which was released in 2004, Vetri Kodi Kattu (2000), Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005).
His other projects include 'Raman Thediya Seethai', 'Yuddham Sei' and 'Pandavar Bhoomi'. He was a Bigg Boss Tamil contestant in Season 3 of the reality TV show with Kamal Haasan as the host.
In 2017, he created controversy when he openly criticised fellow actor Vishal and released a seven page letter accusing the latter of being selfish, insensitive and power hungry.