Jaya Chitra, an actress and has worked in the South-Indian film industry. She was actively working in films during the 1970s and 1980s. She mainly worked in Telugu and Tamil film industry and made her career broad by giving excellent performances. She is basically from India where she was born and grew up. She always wanted to be an actress and that’s the reason she did not waste her time and after completing her studies, she joined the Southern film industry. However, today we have compiled some lesser facts to know more about her as her fans still want to know more. So, let us have look!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Jaya Chitra
1- Educated Background
Jaya Chitra comes from a non-filmi family background as her father Mahendra was a veterinary doctor and had earlier worked as a lawyer as well. While her mother was an actress who had worked in Tamil movies became popular.
2- Associated with the Industry
Being a daughter of an actress, she had strong associations with the industry but she never took the advantage of her resources and achieved everything on her own merit.
3- Popular For
Jaya Chitra became famous for her outstanding acting skills that made her unique among the crowd and that’s the reason everyone applauded her for her brilliant talent.
4- Child Artist
Jaya Chitra also worked as a child artist in the Telugu film named ‘Bhakta Potana’. It was the time when she was just 6 years old and she did that film with her mother’s encouragement.
5- Credited Her Mother
The most acclaimed actress always credited her mother who became her strong support system for her throughout her career and she always idealized her mother.
6- Worked with Kamal Hassan
The Southern actress mostly made appearances with the iconic actor Kamal Hassan and mainly known for her role played in the Telugu film named ‘Kalpana’ released in 1977 which was a remake of Hindi super hit film titled ‘Anamika’ released in 1973.
Jaya Chitra always admired the veteran actors, such as; her co-star Kamal Hassan for his amazing performances, humble nature, and brilliant acting skills that set him apart among all.
8- Biggest Life Achievement
Among various prestigious achievements, the actress was honored with numerous awards, including Tamil Nadu Kalaimamani Award and it was the biggest life achievement for her.