Chiranjeevi is the best dancer according to her among her co-stars during her time.
She was proposed by a few in the industry, she was never involved with any controversies.
Her daughter is classically trained as a dancer, but Jayamalini vows she won't be acting in movies.
In 1994 she married Parthiban in Tirupati, a police inspector by profession, she has 2 daughters and a son. Jayamalini settled in Chennai after her career in movies with her husband.
She was awarded by the then CM of Tamil Nadu KarunaNidhi for her contribution to cinema.
She liked Bahubali among the recent movies.
She gives herself 9/10 in dancing and her sister Jyothilakshmi 10/10
Her mother was a pivotal character in her life. She was also her best friend.
Jayamalini was just 13/14 when she started her career.
She was frequently cast with Vishnuvardhan's movies in Kannada.
Senior Telugu actor NTR was very fond of Jayamalini, she would visit sets with her elder sister, she was a cute little girl back then .
When she was studying Bharatanatyam MGR attended the function to felicitate her
She was renamed as Jayamalini by director Vittalachari when she entered films.
She likes Disco Shanti, Anuradha, Silk Smitha, Jyothilakshmi, Helen among her contemporaries.
People still recognize her on the streets even after 20+ years away from career, she enjoys the fame.
She thinks NTR is the cutest, and says would have "I love you" to him if they were of same era.
she was Telugu actor Balakrishna's first heroine, he remembered it on his award ceremony.
She was naturally thin, she put on some weight for her item songs.
Her mother was her manager, she would talk to producers & discuss remunerations.
She was one of the nine children to her parents, Jyothilakshmi was the first child, Jayamalini is the last child. Jyothilakshmi her sister was also a famous film actress, Jyothilakshmi died in 2016.
She feels happy that top lead actresses are into item songs these days, a role which was looked down upon is getting its deserving respect.
Actress Anjali Devi is related to Jayamalini.
In 2005 she wanted to write her biography, unfortunately she couldn't get someone efficient to do it.
She gave up movies after her marriage, she wanted more privacy.
When she was travelling in train, an officer once wrote a letter & kept it near sleeping Jayamalini, letting her know he would marry her if she is willing.