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.

Silk Smitha Death, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wiki
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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.

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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). Body measurements 34-25-36 and Zodiac Sign Sagittarius.
Silk Smitha Bio
Famous AsSilk Smitha
Age56 year (age at death)
BirthdayDecember 2nd, 1960
Birth PlaceEluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Birth SignSagittarius
Height5 feet 6 inches (170 cm)
Weight132.2 lbs (60 kg)
Body Measurements34-25-36
Net WorthNot Available
SalaryNot Available
Birth/Full NameVijayalakshmi Vadlapati
Nick NameSilk
Birth CountryIndia
Body BuildHourglass
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorHair Color
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
BrotherV Naga Vara Prasad
SisterNot Available
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNot Known
Dating/Affairs With



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