Silk Smitha Special

  • Silk Smitha , really named Vijaya Lakshmi born on 25th December’1960 in Eluru in a very poor family.
  • Acted in more than 250 films in many languages Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada & Hindi.
  • She was passionate about films & came to chennai at her 15 years of age, dreamy  to become a star heroine.But, she struggled a lot to get at least one chance into films.
  • Even she is from Telugu, got recongnition with first film in “Vandi Chakkaram” a malayalam movie where she played the character named SILK. From that day, she was stage named as Silk Smitha.
  • She was popularly known as South Sex Symbol of 80’s for her bold & sexy performance, dance numbers.Her intoxicating eyes made people to wait in theaters.
  • The success of her first film sponsored chances in many films, slowly occupied the positions of Jayamalini, Jyothi Lakshmi & stabled in industry almost for 10 years.
  • Later on, she started producing films, done 2 to 3 films -wasn’t succeeded & also her popularity had been reduced.She was under problems again.
  • Her frustration made her to comment on heroines for reducing the importance of item girls.
  • She had given shocking news to industry by committing suicide in 1996 in her Chennai apartment.
  • She had an affair with a doctor Radha Krishna for 10 years while she was on swing in industry. He used to accompany her to shootings. There was a rumor that he never allowed smitha’s mother & brother to stay with them. Even he used to force her to stay with his son also.
  • His torture made her to reach a famous malayalam producer, with whom she decided to marry & wanted to leave all commitments in films.
  • Finally, she wasn’t succeeded & lost her life at her 36 years of age.
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