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Cine actress Telangana Sakuntala dies of heart attack

June 14, 2014 - Hyderabad

Telugu cine actress Telangana Sakuntala (65) died of heart attack in the early hours of Saturday.

She worked for more than 70 Telugu movies and played character roles. She began her movie career with her first movie ‘Maa Bhoomi’ in 1981. She was very familiar as character artiste and comedy actor.

The last movie she acted in Padavlu Padavlu Tummeda (2014). She was born in Maharashtra and her father an army officer and mother was a house wife. She is survived by a son and a daughter.

Many film personalities expressed condolences. Saddened by the demise of Telangana Shakuntala ma'am.Honour to have worked with her.May her soul rest in peace . — Samantha Ruth Prabhu (@Samanthaprabhu2) June 14, 2014 RIP Telangana Shakuntala garu. Vibrant, warm, and such a talented artiste. Gone too soon. Strength to the family. — Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) June 14, 2014 It is heartbreaking that another great actor passes.. RIP #telanga shakuntala. Her theatre performances were legendary. More than 1000 plays — Lakshmi Manchu (@LakshmiManchu) June 14, 2014 Tragic to know Telugu Film Industry has lost a Superb Actress like Telangana Shakuntala garu.. She has entertained us for so many yrs.. RiP — Nikhil Siddhartha (@actor_Nikhil) June 14, 2014 Sad to hear of the sudden demise of Telangana Shakuntala garu..may her soul rest in peace .. — Pranitha Subhash (@pranitasubhash) June 14, 2014 Shocked to here of Telangana Shakuntala garu's demise..dint get to work with her but loved her performances..RIP — Sundeep Kishan (@sundeepkishan) June 14, 2014

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