Famous Kannada actress Pratima Devi Passed away: There have been a series of tragedies in the Indian film industry. Another legendary actress Pratima Devi passed away recently. Pratima Devi, 88 years old. She has been ill for a few days and died at a private hospital in Bangalore. She has almost 74 years of acting experience and she started acting when the country gained independence in 1947.
Pratima Devi played the heroine in the 1947 Kannada film Krishna Leela. Since then she has acted in almost 75 films and also acted in Jaganmohini, the first film in which Kannada played for 100 days. The film was released in 1951. Pratima Devi was born on April 9, 1932, and died three days before her birthday. Her films in Kannada like Krishnalila, Chanchala Umari, Shivasharane Nambiyakka, Mangala Sutra were not only successful but also brought recognition to Pratima Devi as an actress and performance in Jaganmohini got good marks.
Chief Minister Yeddyurappa mourned the death of Pratima Devi. He said that a legendary actress in the Kannada film industry with 74 years of Acting experience has passed away and she has left an indelible mark on the Kannada cinema industry has lost a very talented actress. Several film personalities also mourned her death.