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Veteran Kannada film actress Surekha dies at 69

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Bengaluru: Veteran actress and dancer Surekha passed away on Saturday. She was 69.

According to sources close to family, Surekha died of severe cardiac arrest at her home at around 9.30 pm.

Surekha who had acted in over 150 films had shared screen space with thespian of Kannada filmdom Dr Rajkumar in films like- Operation Jackpot, Trimurthy, Olavu Gelavu, Kasturi Nivasa, Girikanye, Sakshatkara and Huliya Haalina Mevu.

The other fims she acted in include- Bhakta Siriyala, Nagarahole, Banker Margaiah, Alemane to name a few.

A dancer of r├Ępute, Surekha was a bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi dancer and had performed in national and Internationalstages like in Moscow, London and Paris.

Surekha was recently conferred S P Varadaraj award for her contributions to cinema.

( photo and source N S Sridharmurthy)

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