Remembering actress Srividya
Charming, vivacious and versatile, Srividya stole the hearts of film buffs in Malayalam and other south Indian languages for the last four decades through her memorable portrayal of a variety of roles.

The 53-year-old actress, born in Chennai as daughter of top-notch classical singer M L Vasanthakumari, had acted in over 300 films and several television serials, most of them in Malayalam.

Srividya began her career as a 13-year-old girl in Tamil film 'Iruvarul Selvam' with Sivaji Ganesan. She soon switched over to Malayalam with her debut film 'Chattambikavala' with veteran actor Sathyan.

The death of Srividya plunged the entire Malayalam film world into deep sorrow with film-makers, actors and movie lovers expressing profound grief.

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