10 famous South Indian actors who died young

Death is the ultimate truth, but it hurts when someone dies before their age. If we talk about cinema, people fall in love with the actors they watch on the screens and follow them in their lives.

Some iconic films and fashion styles of them followed by the masses. Some actors create magic and get unconditional love from fans or audiences because of their roles in the movies. Some crazy fans consider their favorite stars to be a member of their own family.

Here we list those very popular South Indian cinema actors whose sudden disappearance left everyone in shock. Recently, the death of Kannada star Puneeth Kumar has numbed countless fans.


Famous Indian TV Actors Who Died Young

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1- Sri Hari

Raghumudri Srihari also known as Sri Hari was born in 1964 in Andhra Pradesh. He mainly worked in Tollywood cinema, he also appeared in a few Tamil, Kannada and Hindi cinemas. Hari got married in 1996 to a popular South Indian actress Shanti aka Disco Shanti, they both had three children, a daughter and two sons, their daughter Akshara died when she was only four month.

Sri Hari

In 2013 Sri Hari while filming the romantic action R. Rajkumar complained of dizziness and was rushed to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The actor later died at the age of 49 from liver disease.

2- Puneeth Rajkumar

Puneeth Rajkumar dies of heart attack

Puneeth Rajkumar

Sandalwood movie superstar Puneeth Rajkumar recently passed away from cardiac arrest on October 29, the entire nation moaned in pain after hearing the news of her passing, even Prime Minister Modi presented his condolences to his family and loved ones via a tweet. The actor was only 46 years old, his body was kept in public view for three days, apparently 25 lakh and more people came to attend his funeral. CM Bommai also attended his state funeral with other leaders.

3- Raghuvaran



Raghuvaran Velayutham was the known name of his time, he worked in about 200 movies and more in all Indian cinema, the actor was born in 1958 in Kerala, was known for his unique acting and voice modulation between acting games. The actor died in March 2008 from organ failure due to excessive alcohol consumption.

4- Aarthi Agarwal

Aarthi Agarwal was born in 1984 in New Jersey, USA to a Gujarati family, she started her acting career in Bollywood in the 2001 romantic film Paagalpan, In addition, she worked in many cinema films Tollywood, The actress was at her peak of stardom when her unfortunate demise occurred.

Aarthi Agarwal

Aarthi Agarwal

She died in June 2015 at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, New Jersey. her manager said the cause of her death was a heart attack, although the actress had undergone liposuction 6 weeks before and had a serious breathing problem before her death. His film Aame Evaru? was released posthumously.

5- Ouday Kiran

Ouday Kiran

Ouday Kiran

Vajapeyajula Uday Kiran started his acting career in the film Telugu Chitram (2000) after the actor gave two more consecutive hits, Nuvu Nenu and Manasantha Nuvve, thanks to which his name was established as the hero of the tour of the hat in southern cinema. The actor was born in June 1980 in Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh. In January 2014, at the age of 33, the actor committed suicide. He was so popular that one of his fans reportedly committed suicide after learning of the actor’s death.

6- Come Madhav

Actor South Venu Madhav

Actor South Venu Madhav

One of South India’s most famous comedians, Venu Madhav was born in Telangana. The actor started his acting career from the 1996 film Sampradayam, but made a name for himself with the 1997 film Master starring Chiranjeevi. He died in September 2019 at Yashoda Hospital in Telangana from kidney and liver failure.

7- Smitha silk

Smitha silk

Smitha silk

Vijayalaskhmi Vadlapatla, also known as Silk Smitha, was born in December 1960 in Andhra Pradesh. She worked for 17 years in Indian cinema, including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada cinema, in which she appeared in around 450 films. She died in September 1996 by committing suicide. A successful Hindi film called The Diry Picture (2011) starring Vidya Balan was inspired by her life.

8- Yasho Sagar

Yasho Sagar

Bharath alias Yasho Sagar mainly worked in Telugu cinema. He started his acting career from the 2008 film Ullasamga Utsahamga and after only four years of career on December 25, 2012, the aspiring actor died in a car accident which claimed the lives of his two other friends. .

9- Savitri



Savitri Ganesan was born in December 1935 in Andhra Pradesh. She mainly worked in Tollywood and Kollywood cinemas. In 1952, she got the main role of a supporting actress in the Telugu movie called Pelli Chesi Choodu. She married the same year to actor Gemini Ganesan. She was in a coma for nineteen months, after which she died on December 26, 1981, at the age of 46.

10- Soundarya


One of the best-known actresses of the 90s Soundarya worked mainly in Tollywood cinema, although she also made a few films in other language cinemas, was the winner of the national film award. She was born in Karnataka, began her acting career in the film Kannada Gandharva (1992), during a twelve-year career the actress appeared in more than a hundred films. She died in a plane crash in April 2004.

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