Telangana Sakunthala Is No More

By - June 14, 2014 - 08:39 AM IST

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Popular supporting artist Telangana Sakunthala (65) breathed her last night at Narayana Hrudayala hospital in Suraram, Hyderabad due to massive cardiac arrest. The body shall be brought to Film Chamber around 11 AM and the funeral ceremony shall take place today evening at Alwal, Hyderabad. Sakuthala inspite of being a heart patient from quite few years has been actively participating in film shootings.

She is survived by her two children. Though she hails from Maharashtra, she emerged as a key supporting artist in Tollywood and is popular for her Telangana accent. In a phenomenal career spanning over thirty years right from her first film Maabhoomi (1981) to her recent film Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda (2014), she has done various versatile and memorable roles.

May her soul rest in peace.