Silk Smitha

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Birthday
2, 1960
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 23, 1996 (35)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1960
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 23, 1996 (35)

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Remembered for her roles in numerous Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu films, this Indian actress is particularly notable for her portrayal of Silk in the 1979 movie Vandichakkaram. After appearing in this film, the actress previously known as Vijayalakshmi adopted the stage name of Silk Smitha.

Before Fame

She entered the entertainment industry as a makeup artist but began performing after being mentored by actor and director Vinu Chakravarthy.

Trivia

She earned critical acclaim for her performance in the 1981 movie Alaigal Oyivathillai.

Family Life

The daughter of Sarasamma and Ramallu, she spent her youth in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India. Tragically, she committed suicide at the age of thirty-five.

Associated With

She co-starred with Kamal Haasan in the acclaimed 1982 Tamil film Moondram Pirai.

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