Malayalam actress Chitra died Saturday morning at her residence in Chennai. She was 56 years old. Chitra is said to have suffered a heart attack.
The actress, who was a popular face on Tamil television, had also appeared in more than 100 films in various languages.
Her most notable performances include roles in Kalikkalam (1990), Devasuram (1993), and Pathamudayam (1985). She also acted alongside Prem Nazir and Mohanlal in his first film “Aattakalasham” in 1983.
Chitra was born in 1965 in Kochi and was the middle child of three siblings. She completed her education up to the 10th class before entering the entertainment industry. She married in 1990 with Vijayaraghavan.