Bengaluru, Mar 28: While several reports suggested that veteran Kannada actress Jayanthi is no more, her family denied reports of her death, reported news portal Sakshi. Jayanthi was admitted to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru on Sunday as she was suffering from chronic asthma. Since then, the rumour of Jayanthi’s death is doing rounds on social media.
Contrary to media reports, family members of Jayanthi reportedly said the actress is alive and recovering. Jayanthi, who has acted in over 500 movies in her career and was part of over 300 movies as the female lead, was shifted out of the ICU on Monday.
Senior actors of the Kannada film industry like Shivrajkumar, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Leelavathi, Vinod Raj, B Saroja Devi, actor-politician Tara and few other visited Jayanthi at Vikram Hospital. She worked not just in Kannada films, but also in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Marathi movies.