Vanisri is a popular Indian actress in the 60s and 70s who've worked with popular late Kollywood top heroes in her career. She has worked in 3 movies with MGR, 11 movies with Sivaji Ganesan, numerous movies with other actors such as Gemini Ganesan, Muthuraman, Jaisankar, AVM Rajan, Sivakumar and many more.

Besides Kollywood, the actress also was quite famous in other language movie industries such as Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada, and gained several awards for her immense contribution to the cinema industry.

Vanishri got married in the late 70s and left the movie industry before making a comeback in the 80s. The actress retired from her career in the late 90s.

Vanisri was blessed with two children from her marriage with Dr. Karunakaran, however, her son Venkatesha Kartik has died unexpectedly yesterday.

Following his sudden death, rumours started making rounds that he has committed suicide due to depression. However, Vanisri's representative has clarified that her son passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was just 36 years old during his passing.

Source: Cineulagam