Kolkata: On her second death anniversary, former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa was remembered by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. The WB CM took to her social media account and shared a post saying, “Solemnly remembering J Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, on her death anniversary. She was gone too soon. We miss her a lot.”
J Jayalalithaa took her last breath on this very day two years ago. She was a big name in the world of politics and also remained the unchallenged queen of Tamil cinema for nearly 30 years. Reportedly, Jayalalithaa was known to have dominated the south Indian film industry and she was also the highest-paid female actor in India between 1965 and 1980.
Solemnly remembering J Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, on her death anniversary. She was gone too soon. We miss her a lot
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) December 5, 2018
Born on February 24, 1948, Jayalalithaa had acted in over 120 films across several languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. She had made her debut in the industry while she was still in school in the year 1964 with Kannada film Chinnada Gombe. The film, directed by BR Panthulu, gave her a solid launch pad for her acting career. The film was remade in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu.