Rajasulochana, a veteran actress gifted with exceptional dancing skills, died in Chennai earlier today. The actress, 77, had acted in more than 275 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
She, who holds the distinction of having paired with leading stars of yesteryear like MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Dr Rajkumar and NT Rama Rao, would be remembered for her roles in films such as Vanangamudi, Arasilankumari and Padithal Mattum Podhuma.
Condoling her death, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said the actress had left an imprint for herself in the film industry. She was engaged in creating artistes in her dance school 'Pushpanjali Nrithya Kala Kendram' here, Jayalalithaa said.
Rajasulochana was the daughter of Bhaktavatsalam. She was born on August 15, 1935, at Vijayawada. She made her debut in Kannada film industry through Gunasagari and later moved to other industries. She had married CS Rao, popular actor and director of those days and blessed with two daughters.