Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt stepped forth to donate a slice of her own organ.
He made his desire public while speaking at a function organised by the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here to compliment the efforts of the woman, Rainy Joy, who donated part of her liver to save her 16-year-old niece Swathi.
"The return to life of Swathi, the school-girl, should open up the awareness of organ donations in the state and I wish to donate my organs too," said Mohanlal.
Swathi was admitted to the AIMS with liver complication two weeks ago after a severe hepatitis attack and the doctors found that her liver was damaged and she required an organ transplant....more
01:16 PM, Jul 22, 2012