Silk Smitha, Divya Bharti, Nafisa Joseph: Actresses who died young

Sep 23, 2018, 19:45 IST
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Silk Smitha (1960-1996): Born Vijayalaxmi, she reached the iconic status of a sex symbol in Tamil cinema during her time. She starred in the classic Hindi film 'Sadma' (1983). Appearing in over 200 films, the young seductress was neck deep in controversies and eventually died at the age of 35 on September 23, 1996. It is suspected that she committed suicide. The 2011 Bollywood film 'The Dirty Picture' was loosely based on Smitha's life.

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