Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati aka Silk Smitha (born 2 December 1960) was an Indian Adult Actress, Model, Artist and stage performer from Eluru, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. She mostly worked in South Indian films only. The reason for her popularity was all the stage shows done by her in the movies.
Famous by the name of an erotic actress, she first came into limelight by her role “Silk” in the Tamil movie Vandichakkaram. As a side actress, she entered into the film entertainment industry.
Because of her bold scenes in the movies, she becomes the sex symbol in 1980. She covered almost more than 450 films and appeared in many movies like Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and also appeared in the Hindi cinema.
Because of the dissatisfaction from her life, she committed suicide and found dead in her Chennai apartment on 23 September 1996.
Her acting career reached peak because of her seductive acting in films “Layanam”, “Reshma Ki Jawani”, “Moondram Pirai”, “Vayal”, “Sheetakoka Chiluka”, “Theerpu” and “Ranga”.
Early Life, Childhood, Parents & Siblings
South Indian actress Silk Smitha’s age was 35 years old when she found dead (September 23, 1996) in her apartment. Born in a very poor Telugu family her father was a daily worker & mother Sarasamma was a housewife.
Because of family issues and financial constraints, she left her school at the age of 10 years only (there is no information available of her academics but we will update soon) when she was in the fourth standard.
Her brother’s name is V Naga Vara Prasad but there is no such information about her sister.
Love Affairs, Boyfriend, Husband & Children
Famous by the name of “Soft Porn” actress, she started her career as a touch-up actress and later worked with Vinu Chakravarthy at a flour mill near AVM studios.
She also worked as Cabaret dancers and vamps due to her marked sex appeal. She also got the name Silk after her role in the film Vandichakkaram (her first debut).
Smitha was involved in a relationship and her boyfriend’s name is Vinu Chakravarthy, but their relationship does not go well.
Lately, she got married at a very young age and even brutally beaten by her in-laws and husband as well because of her sex appeal, there is no information available about her spouse but we will update soon.
She was very much tortured by her in-laws and even they were the main reason for her sudden suicide.
|Wiki & Biography|
|Full Real Birth Name||Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati.|
|Stage name||Silk Smitha.|
|Profession||Actress & Model.|
|Famous For||Her Adult movies, sexy hot videos, Porn, and Hot modeling.|
|Age (when she died)||35 years old (as on September 23, 1996).|
|Date of Birth||2 December 1960.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Eluru, Andhra Pradesh.|
|Religion||Will Update Soon.|
|Current Residence||Chennai, Tamil Naidu.|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches- 5’ 6” tall.
Centimeters- 167 cm.
Meters- 1.67 m.
|Weight||Kilograms- 56 Kg.
Pounds- 123 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast- Waist- Hips)||37-29-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father Name- Ramallu.
Mother Name- Sarasamma.
|Siblings||Brother- V Naga Vara Prasad.
|Famous Relatives||Grand Parents- NA.
|Dating History||Will Update Soon.|
|Husband/ Spouse Name||Not Updated.|
|School||Left School at the age of 10 years.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Celebrities||Actor: Amitabh Bachhan.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Beach.|
|Loves to do||Traveling.|
|Food||South Indian Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||Rs. 5 Crores Indian Rupees (at the time of her death).|
|Income Source||Acting Salary, Investment & Modeling Projects.|
|Mobile or Phone Numbers||Will Update Soon.|
|Home Address||Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Death Place).|
Some Lesser Known facts about Silk Smitha
- She was always in headlines because of her seductive body.
- She was an introvert child and did not like to make friends quickly.
- Her majorly played roles are softcore which is based on a common theme.
- She also played the role of the freakishly strong agent in skimpy bikinis beating up huge thugs.
- She is also famous for impressing critics and audiences, even in non-sexual roles.
- Moondram Pirai, remade as Sadma were among her most respected films
- Doe-like eyes, Golden Complexion and Physique are some of the traits which make her more charming and attractive.
- Smitha was not liked by many people in the industry because of her short temper and straightforwardness, as per Ravichandran.
- Ambitious Silk speaks very fluent English despite her limited education.
- Before committing suicide she called her friend Anuradha to discuss the matter which was disturbing her.
- Silk Smitha’s height is 5 ft 6 in (1.67 m) approx and her body-weight is 56 Kg (123 lbs).
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- She was just 35 years old when she committed suicide because of family pressure.
- The reason for her death was alcohol intoxication.
- As per her interview, she was having an hourglass body shape.
- She also worked with the top-drawer cast, Sridevi and Kamal Hassan in the movie “Sadma”. Also, Known by the name of fearless Diva of Bollywood.
- She got several names in the industry like “Soft Porn” and “Silk” by some film critics, historians and journalists
- As per her interview, if she would not be an actress then she would be a makeup artist.
- She was also known by the name of “Bag Girl” of Bollywood.
- As per the estimation, Silk overall got 7.75K likes in all her photos.
- Ekta Kapoor Movie, “The Dirty Picture” was made on the real-life of Smitha starring Vidya Balan.
- Pakistani actress Veena Malik also worked in 2013 Kannada released movie “Dirty Picture” in order to give tribute to Silk Smitha.
- As per Veteran Kannada actor Ravichandran, Smitha’s soul still haunts and called him up for help.