L. Vijayalakshmi

  • Actor

May 05, 1943  in Ernakulam, Tamil Nadu, India

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Entering the industry in 1952 with the Malayalam movie, Marumakal, L. Vijayalakshmi is an Indian film actress and classical dancer, known for her work in the Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi film industries. She has acted with superstars from almost all film industries. Vijayalakshmi acted with superstars like NTR, ANR, Prem Nazir, M. G. R, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Ravichandran and R. Muthuraman. In a career spanning 16 years, Vijayalakshmi acted in movies like Kavalai Illatha Manithan (1960), Kalathur Kannamma (1960), Jagadeka Veeruni Katha (1961), Gundamma Katha (1962), Mahamantri Timmarasu (1962), Sumaithangi (1962), Narthanasala (1963), Shabnam (1964), Ramudu Bheemudu (1964), Bobbili Yudham (1964), Pandava Vanavasam (1965), Ayirathil Oruvan (1965), Enga Veetu Pillai (1965), Husn Aur Ishq alias Alif Laila (1966), Paramanandayya Shishyula Katha (1966), Ooty Varai Uravu (1967), Bhama Vijayam (1967), and Bhakta Prahlada (1967). In 1968 Vijayalakshmi made her last appearance onscreen opposite M.G.R. in Kudiyiruntha Kovil.

In 1969 Vijayalakshmi married her brother`s friend, Surajit Kumar De Dutta, an agricultural scientist from Philippines. She moved there in 1969. In 1991 she was employed as an auditor and a budgeting officer at Virginia Polytechnic University, USA.

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