Shweta Menon injured during shoot

Renowned model, TV anchor and actress Shweta Menon, who has won several beauty pageants besides acting in over 40 films across multiple languages, including Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi, was seriously injured while shooting for Penpattanam in Kozhikode, Kerala.

When injured on her right arm during a communal clash scene, she was rushed to a private hospital and an emergency surgery was carried out on her arm as the injury resulted in a nerve being cut off. Her doctors advised her to take rest for at least one week.

Penpattanam, directed by V.M. Vinu, has story by Ranjith and script by T.A. Razaq. The movie features Vishnupriya, Revathy and K.P.A.C. Lalitha in key roles.