Actress Usha Rani passes away

Chennai: South Indian actress Usha Rani, 62, passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday. She was under treatment for kidney-related ailments.

She acted in over 200 movies in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages. She also acted in television serials.

Usha Rani shared screen space with Shivaji Ganesan, MGR, Kamal Haasan and Prem Nazir.

‘Pathram’, ‘Hitler’, ‘Swarnakireedam’, ‘ Mazhayethum Munpe’ and ‘Kanmadam’ are some of her popular movies.

She is wife of late Malayalam film director N Sankaran Nair. She is survived by son Vishu Sankar and daughter-in-law Kavitha.

Funeral will be held in Chennai on Sunday evening.

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