Silk Smitha is known to all. The actress who was known for the bold roles she played that refined cinema still remains among one the most iconic actresses the film industry has ever seen. She entered the film industry as Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati but in 1979, he essayed the role of Silk in Tamil film called Vandichakkaram. Director Vinu Chakravarthy, her mentor, had introduced her as Smitha and that's how she got her name - Silk Smitha. Years after her death, her lookalike who goes by the mane Thara R K is ruling the social media.
The girl is making videos using famous songs and dialogues of Silk Smitha and is ruling the internet with her TikTok game. Fans are going crazy witnessing the resemblance the girl shares with Silk Smitha who was a sex symbol once upon a time. From pulling off ditto expressions like Silk to having the adaa, Thara is proving to be this gen's Silk Smitha. She already has 2.9million followers on TikTok.
Coming back to Silk, the actress committed suicide at the age of 36 by hanging herself from the ceiling fan. She was at the peak of her acting career when she decided to take her life. She featured in many iconic South movies like Moondru Mugam, Moondram Pirai, Thanga Magan, Paayum Puli, and Sivappu Sooriyan and was known for her sultry item numbers in films. While she had a prolific career as an actor, her love life was said to be shaky always. She was reported to be dating Rajinikanth at one point in time.
Check out a few of Thara R K's videos here that will definitely remind you of Silk Smith. (Also Read: 5 Mysterious Deaths In Bollywood)
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