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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Veteran Actress Rajasulochana died

rajasulochana Veteran Actress Rajasulochana diedVeteran actress Rajasulochana(77) died today.
Pilliarchetty Bhakthavatsalam Naidu Rajeevalochana, better known as Rajasulochana  is a South Indian classical dancer and film actress. She has acted in hundreds of films in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi language films.
She was born on August 15, 1935 in Bezawada (now Vijayawada), in the Andhra Pradesh. Her father Bhakthavatsalam Naidu worked in Indian Railways and was transferred to Madras on promotion.
She has learned Indian classical dance from Lalithamma, K. N. Dhandayuthapani Pillai, Acharyulu and Vempati Chinna Satyam, Krishnakumar, Vishnu Vysarkar, and Kalamandalam Madhavan.
The Kannada stage and screen maestro H. L. N. Simha have gave acting opportunity in “Gunasagari” (Kannada, 1953), produced by Gubbi Veeranna. Subsequently she has acted in about 274 films in all South Indian languages. She has acted with all the leading stars of South Indian cinema such as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Rajkumar, S. S. Rajendran, A. P. Nagarajan and M. N. Nambiar.
She married Actor Director C. S. Rao and had twin daughters.
She has founded dance school “Pushpanjali Nritya Kala Kendram” in 1961 in Chennai. It has trained many students in Indian classical dance forms and celebrated Silver Jubilee in 1986. She gave many dance performances in India and abroad and got critical acclaim for the dance dramas.

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