At 11 p.m. on November 11, 2007, Mecartin experienced an uneasiness within himself. He felt cold and began shivering. Mecartin was at Ottapallam for the shooting of the film, 'Romeo'. "I had a sixth sense that something was wrong," says Mecartin. "I feared that I would slide into unconsciousness."
He called many people but all were sleeping. Finally, he got Rafi who quickly came to his room. Thereafter, Mecartin was rushed to a private hospital in Ottapallam. There, Mecartin had a stroke of luck. Sometime earlier, another patient had a heart attack. Medicines had been specifically bought to treat the victim. Some of the medicines were not used. "The doctor present, Shanmugham, used it on me," says Mecartin. "That helped me to survive my attack."
But during this period, when Mecartin had become unconscious, he had a strange experience. He was in a place where it was all white. "I could feel the tears flowing down my face," says Mecartin. "I also experienced a joy that I have never felt before."
A few hours later, when Mecartin opened his eyes, he saw the doctor and nurses and felt a deep disappointment. "I did not want to come back," he says. "I was happy where I was. But from that moment on, I wanted to begin a new chapter in my life."...more
01:28 PM, Jun 09, 2012