Riyaz thanks Mammootty for helping him in his surgery
Aluva: Riyaz thanked actor Mammootty when the megastar reached to lay foundation stone of the Ammakkilikood housing project. It was Mammootty who helped Kodikuthumala Neelathop native C. A. Riyaz by granting Rs 2.5 lakh to undergo a heart surgery. Jainu, a congress worker and a relative of Riyaz, had approached Anwar Sadath MLA requesting help on behalf of Riyaz.
Riyaz belongs to a finically backward family. After the intervention of the MLA, Mammootty came forward to provide financial assistance to him and also the surgery was performed at the Aluva Rajagiri hospital as per his direction.
Soon after Mammootty’s arrival for the housing project was confirmed, the MLA contacted Jainu and asked Riyaz to attend the function. Mammootty welcomed Riyaz to the dais with a pleasant smile and inquired about his health. He also asked Riyaz to stay happy always.