During the shooting of the Malayalam film Kolilakkam was the end of actor Jayan while trying hanging a moving helicopter which fell down and hit him. Jayan died on the way to hospital. At the time of his death Jayan was the super star and action hero of Malayalam cinema.
Sapa Moksham was the first movie of Jayan but the biggest break for him was the movie Sarapanjaram directed by Hariharan. Jayan was excellent in the movie as a muscular villain with heroine of the movie Malayalam actress Sheela.
Malayalam actresses with Jayan were Sheela, Jayabharathi, Sumalatha and Seema. Malayalam actress Seema who started with hot Malayalam movie Avalude Ravukal done the highest number of film with Jayan including the super hit movies like Angadi , Meen, Chakara and Moorkhan.
Jayan native place is Thevalli in Kollam district. Nobody stays in the house as it is running by Nani memorial hospital. Jayan's body is cremated
. This place now
known as Olayil Jayan Nagar and there is a statue standing in front of his
Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas