Son of actor Maya was attacked by friends in a drunken brawl at Vadapalani on Wednesday night. He was admitted to a private hospital.
The police said Maya, 60, acted in a few Tamil films. She has been staying with her son Vicky alias Vignesh, 39, in an apartment in Vadapalani. A few months ago, Vicky was arrested after he attacked a woman inspector in K.K. Nagar.
On Wednesday night, he was having drinks with his friends when they attacked him with a knife and wooden logs. He was injured and rushed to a private hospital in Vadapalani where he is undergoing treatment. The Virugambakkam police have launched a manhunt to nab the attackers.
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