Jayanthi Passes away veteran film actress and superstar Abhinaya Sharade Jayanthi passes away. She died at an age of 76. She died due to age-related problems. In her career spanning almost five decades, she was a celebrated actress who has acted in more than 500 films. She has been a part of numerous Telugu, Kannada and Tamil films. She was an incredible actor who received wide acclamations for her roles in multiple films. Moreover she has been a leading actress in the Kannada film industry between the 1960s and 1980s. the films she acted in, received both critical praise as well as commercial success. She has been a co-actor to many famous artists. Especially she has worked with multiple imminent filmmakers.
She was born in Ballari in 1945. She was born with the name Kamala Kumari. Finally she made her debut in 1963 with her film Jenu Goodu, directed by YR Swamy.This film paved her to get more roles in the industry. She was next seen in another Kannada film Chandavalliya Thota with Dr Rajkumari as her co-actor. They have worked in more than 30 films altogether.
She has worked alongside famous actors like Gemini Ganeshan, Muthuraman, Jaishankar and of course M G Ramachandran. Few of her Tamil films include Padagoti, Kanna Nalama, Iru Kodugal, Velli Vizha and Mugaraasi.
She is a recipient of the Karnataka State Awards seven times. She has been a regular face in the Telugu film industry with her successful films like Jaagadeka Veeruni Katha, Kondaveeti Simham and Koola Gauravam. In these films, she was paired opposite N T Rama Rao who afterwards became the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister. She has done few Hindi films as well like Laal Laal Bangla and Tum se Achha Kaun Hai. Her demise marked the end of an era.