South Indian veteran actress,dancer Jyothi Lakshmi passed away this morning(9th August) in Chennai.She had been suffering from blood cancer and finally succumbed to the illness.
She had appeared almost 300 movies in all south Indian language Tamil,Telugu,Malayalam,Kannada and Hindi also.In the 1970s she was well noted for leading roles and item songs in the movies.Her debut was Periya Idathu Penn(1963).Her sister Jayamalini also a popular dancer in the 1980s.
Her last rites will be performed today(9th August) at the Kannammapettai cremation grounds, Chennai.
Very sad to hear of the sudden demise of Actress Jothilaxmi, worked with her in Annamalai serial. Lovely lady and a great dancer RIP
— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) August 9, 2016