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 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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Jyothi Lakshmi: Filmography (22)

(All Jyothi Lakshmi Movies)
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2004 Sahukara[Actress]
Sahukara(Rich). A 2004 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by N Omprakash Rao starring: Dadiya Prakash, Pranaya murthy, Anand
2003 Vijaya Dashami[Actress]
A 2003 Kannada Drama, Religious movie by Bharathi Kannan starring: Saikumar, Prema, Soundarya
2003 Raktha Kanneeru[Actress]
Raktha Kanneeru(Blood Tears). A 2003 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Sadhu Kokila starring: Sadhu Kokila, Pankaja, G V Sharada
1999 The Killer[Actress]
A 1999 Kannada Action, Drama movie by Anand P Raju starring: Suman, Prakash Raj, Arun Pandian
1984 Thaliya Bhagya[Actress]
A 1984 Kannada Drama movie by Vijay starring: Shankar Nag, Lakshmi, Charanraj
1983 Chinnadantha Maga[Actress]
Chinnadantha Maga(Golden son). A 1983 Kannada Drama movie by K S R Dass starring: Vishnuvardhan, Madhavi, K R Vijaya
1983 Chalisada Sagara[Actress]
Chalisada Sagara(Non-moving Sea). A 1983 Kannada Drama movie by Vijay starring: Ananth Nag, Aarathi, Srinath
1982 Karmika Kallanalla[Actress]
Karmika Kallanalla(Worker, Not A Thief). A 1982 Kannada Action, Drama movie by K S R Dass starring: Vishnuvardhan, Shankar Nag, B S Dwarakish
1982 Oorige Upakari[Actress]
A 1982 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Joe Simon starring: Vishnuvardhan, Padmapriya, Vajramuni
1981 Jeevakke Jeeva[Actress]
Jeevakke Jeeva(You are my Life). A 1981 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by K S R Dass starring: Ananth Nag, Shankar Nag, Saritha
1980 Aarada Gaaya[Actress]
Aarada Gaaya(Unhealed Injury). A 1980 Kannada Drama movie by V Somashekhar starring: Shankar Nag, Gayathri Ananth nag, Sahukar Janaki
1980 Haddina Kannu[Actress]
Haddina Kannu(Eagle's Eye). A 1980 Kannada Crime, Film-Noir movie by A V Sheshagiri Rao starring: Srinath, Lokesh, Shankar Nag
1980 Kalinga[Actress]
A 1980 Kannada Action, Crime movie by V Somashekhar starring: Vishnuvardhan, Rati Agnihotri, Uday kumar
1972 Janma Rahasya[Actress]
Janma Rahasya(Mystery of birth). A 1972 Kannada Drama, Mystery movie by S P N Krishna starring: Dr Rajkumar, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, K S Ashwath
1972 Kulla Agent 000[Actress(jyothi)]
Kulla Agent 000(Dwarf agent 000). A 1972 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by K S L Swamy (Ravi) starring: B S Dwarakish, Jyothilakshmi, Uday kumar
1971 Prathidhwani[Actress]
Prathidhwani(Resound). A 1971 Kannada Action, Adventure movie by B Dorai Raj, S K Bhagavan starring: Dr Rajkumar, Rajesh, Pandari Bai
1970 Baalu Belagithu[Actress,Dance]
A 1970 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by S Siddalingaiah starring: Dr Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan
1969 Bhale Basava[Actress(dance)]
Bhale Basava(Welldone Basava). A 1969 Kannada Drama movie by B S Ranga starring: Uday kumar, Rajesh, Jayanthi
1969 Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999[Actress]
A 1969 Kannada Crime, Mystery movie by S K Bhagavan, B Dorai Raj starring: Dr Rajkumar, T R Narasimha Raju, Rekha
1968 Bangalore Mail[Actress]
A 1968 Kannada Crime, Film-Noir movie by L S Narayana starring: Dr Rajkumar, T R Narasimha Raju, S K Bhagavan
1968 Goa Dalli CID 999[Actress]
Goa Dalli CID 999(CID 999 in Goa). A 1968 Kannada Crime, Drama movie by S K Bhagavan, B Dorai Raj starring: Dr Rajkumar, T R Narasimha Raju, Lakshmi
1968 Simha Swapna[Actress]
Simha Swapna(The nightmare). A 1968 Kannada Drama, Historical movie by W R Subba Rao starring: Dr Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Uday kumar

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.