Tamil Actress Jyothi (Jothi) passed away.

Tamil Actress Jyothi passed away. 

Yesteryear actress Jyothi, who made a mark in acting through Vijaya T Rajendher’s Rayil Payanangalil and Rajinikanth starrer Puthu Kavithai, breathed her last in a private hospital in Chennai on Friday.

Former Tamil Actress Jothi died of breast cancer at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday.

She was 44. A divorcee, Jothi was staying with her daughter at suburban Neelangarai on the ECR and getting treatment for the last couple of years.

She shot into the limelight when her maiden film ”Rayil Payanangalil”, directed by Vijaya T Rajendher, turned out to be a resounding success.

She had also paired with Tamil Superstar Rajnikanth in ”Pudukavithai”, produced by Kavithalayaas in the mid-80s.

A host of people from the Tamil film world paid their last respects to the actor, who had acted in over 50 films in Tamil and Telugu.

Her body was cremated at Besant Nagar crematorium this afternoon.