Silk Smitha, noted seductress of the South Indian film industry was born on December 2. Born as Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati on December 2, 1960, Silk scaled the highest level of superstardom in the South film industry with her bold and sexy avatar. Coming from a small village in Andhra Pradesh, Silk Smitha went on to do more than 450 films in different languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi languages.
The sex icon shot to fame in 1979’s after she got her first break in ‘Vandichakkaram’ in which she portrayed the character of Silk. In the film, she played a bar girl and her performance was appreciated. She definitely tasted success like no other and achieved her goals. Despite being tagged as a ‘B-grade’ actress, it did not stop her fans from getting misty-eyed hearing about her tragic end at the young age of 35.
There are several Indian actress who brought Silk to life by playing her role in films. One such example is the film ‘The Dirty Picture’ starring Bollywood actress Vidya Balan. But, did you know former actress Sana Khan who recently got hitched to Mufti Anas also played the role of Silk Smith? Sana Khan portrayed the deceased actress role in the 2013 Malayalam film ‘Climax’. Under the direction of Anil Kumar, the film also featured Nishan, Baburaj, Suresh Krishna and Lakshmi Sharma.
Sana Khan who shot to fame after her stint in the most controversial reality show Bigg Boss recently got married to Mufti Anas after quitting showbiz early in October.