Popular Kannada actor Diganth Manchale had been severely injured while performing an adventure activity in Goa on Tuesday, 21 June. The actor was on a holiday with his wife, actor Aindrita Ray.
Diganth had received primary medical treatment in Goa and was airlifted to Bangalore for his further treatment at Manipal Hospital.
Now, Manipal Hospital has issued a statement saying that a surgical fixation of Diganth's cervical spine injury was done on Tuesday evening. "Diganth is recovering well and will possibly be discharged on Wednesday", the statement added.
The hospital had earlier said that Diganth had sustained a sports injury two days ago and was being treated at Manipal Hospital in Goa for the same.
The actor arrived at the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore at 4:30 pm on 21 June.
A statement by the hospital on Tuesday read, "To whomsoever it may concern — Kannada Cinestar Mr. Diganth Manchale is admitted to Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road post a sports injury he suffered. He is undergoing further evaluation. The medical team is taking all care to ensure his speedy recovery. We would be releasing further updates on his clinical conditions for his well-wishers."
Diganth is known for his love for adventure. He is an avid surfer, rock climber, cyclist and also a scuba diver. The actor's social media profiles are frequently updated with photos of him on such adventurous trips, every now and then.
On the work front, Diganth will soon be seen in his upcoming film Gaalipata 2, which will release in the theatres on 12 August.