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Popular actress Mynavathi passes away

Posted on Nov 11, 04:09PM | UNI

Popular Kannada and Tamil film actor Mynavathi died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital here today.

She was 78.

Mynavathi had acted in over 100 films in Kannada and Tamil.

She made a beginning in acting with 'Santha Sakku'. 'Abba E Hudugi', 'Sodhari, Kachadevayani', 'Rayara Sose', 'Naane Bhagyavathi', 'Anuraadha, Annapurna', 'Sarvagnamurthy', 'Amma', 'Muththiade Bhagya', 'Obbarigintha Obbaru' are some of her popular movies.

Mynavathi, mother of Shyamasunder and Gurudut, was into television in late 80's starting Yantra Media. In 'Amma' television serial, Pandari Bai was roped for the title role for the first time. In 'Manethana', Kalyankumar was in the key role.

A large number of people from film land, including actors of small and big screen, thronged her house to pay their last respect to the departed soul.