Jyothi Lakshmi

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Jyothi Lakshmi
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Born(1949-11-02)2 November 1949
Died8 August 2016(2016-08-08) (aged 66)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1963–2016
ChildrenJyothi Meena

Jyothi Lakshmi (2 November 1949 – 8 August 2016) was an Indian film actress who appeared in more than 130 movies. In the early 1970s, she was well noted for her leading roles and songs in movies. She also acted in female-oriented movies and was a trained dancer. She predominantly worked in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam movies. In the early 1980s, her popularity gradually declined due to her sister Jayamalini's entry into the movie industry. Her debut was in the film Periya Idathu Penn in 1963. She is best remembered for her supporting roles in Thedi Vandha Mapillai and Periya Edathu Penn.

Her daughter Jyothi Meena is also an actress cum dancer. Jyothi Lakshmi died in Chennai on 8 August 2016, and is survived by her husband and their son and daughter.

Filmography[edit]

Tamil[edit]

  1. Periya Idathu Penn (1963)
  2. Vanambadi (1963)
  3. Pattanathil Bhootham (1967)
  4. Thedi Vandha Mappillai (1968)
  5. Galatta Kalyanam (1968)
  6. Poovum Pottum (1968)
  7. Adimaippenn (1969)
  8. Thalaivan (1970)
  9. Vairakyam (1970)
  10. Neerum Neruppum (1971)
  11. Rickshawkaran (1971)
  12. Yaar Jambulingam (1972)
  13. Ragam Thedum Pallavi (1982)
  14. Nayakan (1987)
  15. Muthu (1995)
  16. Dharma Chakkaram (1997)
  17. Pasamulla Pandiyare (1997)
  18. Vaimaye Vellum (1997)
  19. Maru Malarchi (1998)
  20. Sethu (1999)
  21. Ennamma Kannu (2000)
  22. Middle Class Madhavan (2001)
  23. M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004)
  24. Sandai (2008)
  25. Jaganmohini (2009)
  26. Kozhi Koovuthu (2012)
  27. Trisha Illana Nayanthara (2015)
  28. Kavalai Vendam (2016) - Last movie in Tamil

Telugu[edit]

  1. Punyavathi (1967)
  2. Mosagallaku Mosagadu (1971)
  3. Gandara Gandadu (1972)
  4. Pilla? Piduga? (1972)
  5. Ida Lokham (1973)
  6. Gandharvya Kanya (1979)
  7. Sita Ramulu (1980)
  8. Bebbuli (1980)
  9. Babulugaadi Debba (1984)
  10. State Rowdy (1989)
  11. Big Boss (1995)
  12. Kalusukovalani (2002)
  13. Donga Ramudu & Party (2003)
  14. Bangaru Babu (2009)

Malayalam[edit]

  1. Murappennu (1965)
  2. Kunjali Marakkar (1967)
  3. Nagarame Nandi (1967)
  4. Inspector (1968)
  5. Kodungallooramma (1968)
  6. Alibabayum 41 Kallanmaarum (1975) as Dancer
  7. Manushyamrigam (1980)
  8. Bhaktha Hanuman (1980) as Dancer at Indra's court
  9. Thadavara (1981)
  10. Sanchari (1981)

Kannada[edit]

  1. Kulla Agent 000 (1965)
  2. Bangalore Mail (1966)
  3. Prathidhwani (1969)
  4. Chellida Raktha (1982)
  5. Raktha Kanneeru (2004)
  6. Vijaya Dashami (2001)

Hindi[edit]

  1. Payal Ki Jhankar (1968)
  2. Nai Roshni (1967)
  3. Pistolwali (1972)
  4. Naag Mani (1987)

Serial[edit]

Death[edit]

She died in Chennai on 8 August 2016 due to blood cancer .[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actress Jyothi Lakshmi Passed Away". 9 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Actress Jyothi Lakshmi Passed Away In Chennai". 9 August 2016.

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