Jyothi Lakshmi

Jyothi Lakshmi

Jyothilakshmi is a Kannada Actress known for the movies Raktha Kanneeru(2003), Sahukara(2004), Kulla Agent 000(1972)

Other NamesJyothilakshmi
Date Of Birth2 November 1948
Age(Age at Death: 67 years 9 months 6 days)
Place Of BirthKancheepuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Date Of Death8 August 2016
Place Of DeathChennai, Tamil Nadu
Debut MoviePeriya Idathu Penn(1963)
Mother TongueTamil
Wiki Pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyothi_Lakshmi
HusbandSai Prasad


An Indian film actress in south Indian movies. She acted in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films in 1970 and 1980s. She was well noted for her glamorous roles and item songs in the movies.

She has acted in more than 300 movies. She entered the films through a song when she was just a 5 year old. Her family was involved with movies and it made it easy for her to eventually get into films. She has acted in comedy, supporting roles and mostly in dances in songs.

Education: She had studied up to 6th-7th standard.

Her parents had 8 children (five daughters, 2 sons), Jyothilakshmi was the eldest & sister Jayamalini was the youngest of them all. Jayamalini became a sensation herself later in life.

Movie Debut: Jyothi Lakshmi made her debut in 1963 with "Periya Idathu Penn" which had M.G. Ramachandran & Saroja Devi in the cast.

Marriage: Jyothi Lakshmi was married to Sai Prasad, a cameraman in the industry. It was a love marriage. Jyothilakshmi & Sai Prasad have a daughter named Jyothimeena, she is an actress & dancer too. Her daughter is married to a doctor & has a son.

Jyothilakshmi acted in Tamil TV serials later in her life. "Valli" was one of her recent TV serials.

Jyothi Lakshmi: Photos, Pictures

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Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Jayalalitha, C.M of Tamil Nadu publicly announced her condolences after the demise of Jyothi Lakshmi, Jayalalitha & Jyohi Lakshmi had appeared together in movies,

  2. She was trained in Bharata Natyam.

  3.  She has appeared alongside stars of industry like MGR, NTR, Chiranjeevi, Rajinikanth, Vikram, Sivaji Ganesan

  4. Jyothi Lakshmi died from blood cancer aged 67. At her residence in T.Nagar, Chennai. She was being treated at the Apollo Hospitals.

  5. She liked Allu Arjun and wished she had a chance to dance with him.

  6. She is a Tamilian, she has appeared in numerous Telugu films and people often confuse her mother tongue to be Telugu.

  7. She believes lead actresses shouldn't appear in item songs, even dancers should have some opportunities according to her.

  8. Jyothi Lakshmi & and her then boy friend (later husband) thought of committing suicide if not allowed to marry. 

Jyothi Lakshmi: Filmography (22)

(All Jyothi Lakshmi Movies)
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2004 Sahukara[Actress]
2003 Vijaya Dashami[Actress]
2003 Raktha Kanneeru[Actress]
1999 The Killer[Actress]
1984 Thaliya Bhagya[Actress]
1983 Chinnadantha Maga[Actress]
1983 Chalisada Sagara[Actress]
1982 Karmika Kallanalla[Actress]
1982 Oorige Upakari[Actress]
1981 Jeevakke Jeeva[Actress]
1980 Aarada Gaaya[Actress]
1980 Haddina Kannu[Actress]
1980 Kalinga[Actress]
1972 Janma Rahasya[Actress]
1972 Kulla Agent 000[Actress(jyothi)]
1971 Prathidhwani[Actress]
1970 Baalu Belagithu[Actress,Dance]
1969 Bhale Basava[Actress(dance)]
1969 Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999[Actress]
1968 Bangalore Mail[Actress]
1968 Goa Dalli CID 999[Actress]
1968 Simha Swapna[Actress]