Silk Smitha

1960 - 1996

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Vijayalakshmi Vadlapatla (2 December 1960 – 23 September 1996), better known by her stage name Silk Smitha, was an Indian actress and dancer who worked predominantly in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films. Smitha was part of several successful dance numbers in the 1980s Indian films.She entered the industry as a supporting actress, and was first noticed for her role as "Silk" in the 1979 Tamil film, Vandichakkaram. She became a major and Important role in Tamil cinema was the most sought-after erotic actress in the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silk Smitha has received more than 4,722,613 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Silk Smitha is the 8,093rd most popular actor (down from 7,396th in 2019), the 819th most popular biography from India (down from 646th in 2019) and the 157th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Silk Smitha ranks 8,093 out of 10,030Before her are Teresa Graves, Ximena Duque, Im Si-wan, David Hayter, Shoko Nakagawa, and Atticus Shaffer. After her are P. J. Byrne, Hayley Kiyoko, Haylie Duff, Michael Malarkey, Ken Marino, and Luca Argentero.

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Among people born in 1960, Silk Smitha ranks 553Before her are Shinji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Matsuda, Markos Kyprianou, Jiang Yi-huah, Kevin Clash, and Petar Lesov. After her are William Kwong Yu Yeung, Thomas Marshburn, Christian Engström, Javier Velásquez, Philippe Omnès, and Francis Gillot. Among people deceased in 1996, Silk Smitha ranks 256Before her are Ron Brown, Dunc Gray, Sim Iness, Dana Hill, Jonathan Larson, and Yevgeny Rodionov. After her is Yaki Kadafi.

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In India

Among people born in India, Silk Smitha ranks 819 out of 1,227Before her are Arijit Singh (1987), Mallika Sarabhai (1954), Varun Dhawan (1987), Sonu Nigam (1973), Vikram (1966), and Raghuram Rajan (1963). After her are Pawan Kumar Chamling (1950), Lakshmi (1952), Mahesh Babu (1975), Tessy Thomas (1963), Surekha Sikri (1945), and Kiran Desai (1971).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Silk Smitha ranks 157Before her are Arjun Rampal (1972), Divya Bharti (1974), Shraddha Kapoor (1987), Mallika Sarabhai (1954), Varun Dhawan (1987), and Vikram (1966). After her are Lakshmi (1952), Mahesh Babu (1975), Surekha Sikri (1945), Mallika Sherawat (1976), Raveena Tandon (1974), and Sohail Khan (1970).

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