Vasanthi, the veteran actress, who had been addressed as Vasanthi BA, as she was one among the few graduates in the film industry on those days, passed away due to age-related health issues. She made her film debut with a Malayalam film, Minnaminungu in the year 1957. Her Telugu debut happened in the year 1960 and Tamil debut in 1961 with
and Vyjayanthimala Bali in “Thennilavu.”
She had shared the screen space with “
M G Ramachandran
” in Madappura and
in Bale Pandiya. Her last on-screen appearance was for a Malayalam film, Snehikkan Oru Pennu in 1978. Vasanthi had produced a couple of Telugu films too. She was married to P Seenivasan, who is a DMK politician. He had been the deputy speaker in DMK rule. He passed away in 2012. May Vasanthi’s soul rest in peace! Condolences to her family and friends!