Veteran South Indian actress LV Sharada passes away in Bengaluru following prolonged battle with cancer

FP Staff

Mar 21, 2019 15:28:56 IST

Veteran actress LV Sharada, known for films like Vamsha Vriksha (1971), Adi Shankaracharya (1983) and Phaniyamma (1983), passed away on Thursday, 21 March, in a Bengaluru hospital. She was suffering from breast cancer, reports Deccan Herald.

Veteran South Indian actress LV Sharada passes away in Bengaluru following prolonged battle with cancer

LV Sharada. Image from Twitter

Sharada was best known for her role in Vamsha Vriksha, which was directed by B V Karanth and Girish Karnad and based on S L Bhyrappa's novel of the same name. The film bagged the the National Film Award for Best Direction. She also played the protagonist in many of GL Iyer's movies.

Updated Date: Mar 21, 2019 15:28:56 IST

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