Silk Smitha was an Indian film actress who worked predominantly in South Indian films. Her birth name is Vijayalakshmi Vadlapatai. She was born on 2 December 1960 in Eluru, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Early Life & Family
Smitha is from a poor family from Eluru (in Andhra Pradesh). She came to Madras to become a film star. she soon found a sponsor who renamed her Smitha. Her father Ramallu was a daily worker & mother Sarasamma was a housewife. Silk Smitha & family was passed financial constraints. She left her school when she was in the fourth standard at the age of 8 years. At her early age, she got married.
She started her first acting career with a Tamil movie Vandi Chakkaram in 1979. Then she assumed the name “Silk”. Silk acted in over 200 Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and a few Hindi films. “Moondru Mugam” have made her the ultimate symbol of sensuality in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu cinema.
She impressed critics and audiences, such as her role of a wife hurt by her husband’s infidelity in Alaigal Oivathillai. She acted in the films “Layanam”,” Reshma Ki Jawani”,” Moondram Pirai”,”Vayal”,”Sheetakoka Chiluka”, “Theerpu”, “Ranga” and so on.
On September 23, 1996, Smitha was found dead in her Chennai apartment. She also tried to become a film producer. But she became depressed by taking alcohol. It is suspected that Smitha committed suicide.
In 2013, a Kannada film titled Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot starring Pakistani actress Veena Malik was released. Veena acted as “Silk Smitha” and praised for her performance in this film. Climax starring Sana Khan as Silk Smitha released on 24 May 2013. It is a Malayalam film.
Age, Height & Measurements
Silk Smitha Age 56 year (age at death). Silk Smitha's height 5 feet 6 inches (170 cm) & weight 132.2 lbs (60 kg). Full body measurements 34-25-36, Body build Hourglass & Zodiac Sign Sagittarius.
|Silk Smitha Bio|
|Birth/Full Name||Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati|
|Age||56 year (age at death)|
|Date of Birth||December 2nd, 1960|
|Place of Birth||Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (170 cm)|
|Weight||132.2 lbs (60 kg)|
|Brother||V Naga Vara Prasad|