|Date of Birth||December 2, 1960|
|Birth Place||Eluru, Andhra Pradesh|
|Date of death||September 23, 1996|
|Place of death||Madras/ chennai, India|
|Tamil First movie||Vandi Chakkaram |
Biography / trivia
# It was her poverty that forced her to leave school after fourth standard and join film industry at the very early age.
# Silk Smitha at point of time expressed her disappointment for not being recognised as an actress. Though she was an actress with acting talent and beauty she was always limited to skin shows and was never offered a good role where she could exhibit her acting talent.
# She lost all her money in film productions, it was said that her economic crisis led her to commit suicide by hanging herself in 1996 while in Madras.She was under acute depression when she committed suicide.
# Silk Smitha’s birth name was Vijayalakshimi.
# It was after her tamil debut Vandi Chakkaram in 1979 that Smitha assumed name “Silk” after her character’s name in the movie.
# Silk Smitha acted in more than 200 movies which includes Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and a few Hindi films.
# The hot mallu actress’ item numbers and bold performances in films made her a symbol of sex in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and kannada cinema industry.
Best mallu movies list
- Alaigal Ooivathilai (1981)
- YamaKinkarudu (1982)
- Sadma (1983)
- Paayum Puli (1983)
- Moondru Mugham (1983)
- Attakkalasam (1983)
- Jeet Hamaari (1983)
- Khaidi (1983)
- Shri Datta Darshanam (1985)
- Pataal Bhairavi (1985)
- Aaj Ka Dada (1985)
- Adharvam (1989)
- Miss Pamela (1989)
- Avasara Police 100 (1990)
- Aditya 369 (1991)
- Halli Mestru (1992)
- Mazhavilkoodaram (1995)
- Sphadikam (1995)