Veteran actress Anjali Devi, who did around 400 films in Telugu, Kannada and a few in Tamil and Hindi passed away today (January 13) afternoon at a Chennai hospital.
She died at the age of 85
Anjali Devi became popular doing mythological characters in early Telugu films. She is well known for her role as Sita in Lava Kusha and roles in movies like Suvarna Sundari and Anarkali. In Hindi cinema, she is better known for her roles in 'Devta' opposite Gemini Ganeshan and 'Sati Savitri' opposite Mahipal and 'Bhakta Prahlad'.
Anjali Devi was married to music director P Adinarayana Rao and the couple have two sons. Her granddaughter Saila Rao is also an actress.