Famous south actress Jayanthi passed away on 26th July 27, 2021. The actress was 76 years old. according to reports, the death was due to age-related ailments. Jayanthi has worked in over 500 films across southern industries and some Hindi films. She was known as Abhinaya Sharade in the industry.
"Veteran heroine Jayanthi (76) Garu, known as #AbhinayaSharadhe passed away due to health issues. She acted in more than 500 films in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi. Maa Intilona Mahalakshmi Neeve, Anuraga Devatha Neeve are famous songs of Jayanthi Garu #OmShanti;" Telugu screenwriter Gopi Mohan tweeted.
Jayanthi made her acting debut in the Kannada film Jenu Goodu in 1963. She used to be a dancer before getting into movies. Jayanthi has won Karnataka State Film Awards seven times.
She has appeared in films like Kalaavati, Miss Leelavathi, Thulasi, and Banashankari. Karnan, Ethir Neechal, Iru Kodugal, and Neerkumizhi are some of Jaynathi's greatest Tamil films. She collaborated with NT Rama Rao in a majority of her Telugu films, while she worked with late actor Rajkumar in over 30 Kannada films. Jagadeka Veeruni Katha, Kula Gauravam, Kondaveeti Simham, along others are some of Jayanthi’s Telugu hits. She also appeared in six Malayalam films as well as four Hindi films. Her Hindi films include Lal Bangla (1966), Teen Bahuraniyan (1968), Gunda (1970), and Tumse Achha Kaun Hai (1969).