M.Jayashree who was an immensely popular actress of yesteryears
known for her portrayal of emotional roles breathed her last on
Sunday at a hospital in Mysore.
Jayashree had been in the film industry for nearly last four
decades. She started her career by being featured in Kannada film
Bhaktha Kumbara directed by Honnappa Bagavathar.
Jaganmohini, Thilothamma, Sodari, Shivasharane Nambiakka,
Muthaide Bhagya, Miss Leelavathi, Chandavalli Thota, marghadarshi,
Jagajyothi Basaveshwara, Chakratheertha, Nagarahavu and the
recently released Savira Mettilu were some of her
In the year 1970-71 Jayashree got the prestigious state award as
best supporting actress for her performance in the film
Jayashree had acted in late Puttanna Kanagal's second Kannada film
Savira Mettilu which got released on 27th October 2006
after 38 years gap. This film was stopped for some reasons and
Basavegowda, the producer of the film has completed it under the
direction of K.S.L. Swamee.