Silk Smitha, who was popular among 

the general public in the South Indian film industry and 

was born Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati into a  

Telugu family, was regarded as the queen of 

sensuality. The late actress had a great dancing 

career that spanned 17 years, and she made 

appearances in more than 450 movies 

However, a terrible turn in her life led to her 

suicide in 1996 at the age of 35