Veteran southern actress Rajasulochana no more

Last Updated: Mar 05, 2013, 12:27 PM IST

Chennai: Veteran southern actress and dancer Rajasulochana breathed her last at her residence here Tuesday morning. She was 77 and is survived by two daughters.

"She was suffering from breathing problems over the last few days and passed away this morning in her sleep," said a family member.

In 1953, Rajasulochana made her cinematic debut with Kannada film ‘Gunasagari’. She has acted in approximately over 250 films across Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.

She founded ‘Pushpanjali Nritya Kala Kendram’, a dance school, in 1961 here.

Some of her best films include ‘Babruvahana’, ‘Sri Kalahasti Mahatyam’ and ‘Todi Kodallu’. She was married to Telugu director C.S Rao.