There were reports in Tamil media that yesteryear actress Kanaka passed away in Kerala, today, (July 30). It was reported that she was suffering from cancer from past seven months and she was under palliative care in Alappuzha, Kerala. Now, it has been confirmed by our source that she is alive.
It was reported that the hospital sources said that Kanaka was not showing any interest and denied meeting anyone. Kanaka was diagnosed with cancer in early January this year. However, the latest news about her health status has brought a huge relief to her fans.
Kanaka is the daughter of Tamil yesteryear actor Devika, and she started her acting career at the age of sixteen. Actress made her debut from Karakattakaran in 1989. She has acted in more than 40 films in Tamil and Malayalam as female lead.
She was last seen in Tamil in Simha Rashi (1999). The actress has acted with top stars like Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Vijaykanth, Prabhu and Sarath Kumar.
Kanaka had left cinema arena after the death of her mother Devika, who was also an actress.