Veteran Indian actress Jayanthi dies at 76
Published: 04:55 PM, 26 July 2021
Jayanthi; File Photo
Jayanthi, the veteran actress of Indian films, has passed away.
She breathed her last on Monday morning at her residence in Bangalore, India. She was 76, reports the Times of India.
It is learned that the actress has been suffering from various diseases including old age complications for a long time.
Jayanthi’s son Krishna Kumar said his mother was recovering from illness, but she breathed her last “in sleep” this morning.
Jayanthi has acted in over 500 movies in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi. However, she has a special reputation as a Kannada language actress. Her death has cast a shadow of mourning in the Indian film industry.