Ernakulam collector offers assistance to veteran drama artiste Rugmini
Chottanikkara (Ernakulam): Veteran drama artiste Rugmini, hailing from Chottanikkara, has been offered assistance by the district collector. A heart patient, she lives alone in her house in Chottanikkara. Collector S Suhas visited her on Wednesday on coming to know about her plight.
Rugmini had toured foreign countries, including America, for drama performances and is the recipient of many honours for her acting talent. She has been living with the help of many kind souls.
The collector handed over an amount collected with the help of Serve People Foundation to her. He said that he wanted to provide her any assistance ever since he came to know about her life.
Rugmini debuted as a disciple of actor P J Antony and has performed in over 1000 stages. She worked with many drama troupes including Attingal Deshabhimani Theatres, Sooryasoma and Alleppey Theatres. Rugmini was honoured with several awards in state and national levels.