Veteran actress SN Lakshmi, who acted in more than 1,500 films in various languages, passed away on the wee hours of Monday (February 20) after she suffered a heart attack. She was 85.
She started her acting career at the age of 13 and she was seen in character artiste roles in most part of her career. SN Lakshmi was famous for mother characters. The actress had worked with all the leading names of the Tamil film industry like MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Vijay and Ajith Kumar.
Her body was kept for the public to pay homage at her Chennai residence and the last rites will be performed today at her native place in Virudhunagar district.