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Disco Shanti

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Residence  Hyderabad
Years active  1985–1996
Nationality  Indian
Name  Disco Shanti
Children  Akshara Srihari

Citizenship  India
Role  Film actress
Nephews  Sidhu Rai
Occupation  Film Actress
Spouse  Srihari (m. 1996–2013)
Nieces  Pooja Rai, Meghna Rai
Disco Shanti looking afar while wearing a pink sleeveless dress, blue dupatta, and some pieces of jewelry
Family  Lalitha Kumari (sister)
Parents  "Vijayapuri Veeran" C.L Anandan

Siblings  Lalitha Kumari, Jai Varma

Born   28 August 1965 (age 56), Chennai

Similar  Lalitha Kumari, Jayamalini, Silk Smitha

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Disco Shanti is an Indian film actress, particularly famous in the Southern India for her appearances in the Item Songs, she ruled the niche for quite a long time, lead actresses weren't keen to accept glamorous roles/appearances back then, Disco Shanti rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Disco Shanti wearing a glamorous pink and yellow dress, crown, and some pieces of jewelry

She has appeared in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi & Oriya language movies, in a total of more than 100 movies.

Disco Shanti with curly hair while wearing a black and white striped blouse

Real Star Sri Hari Reveals About Their Love With Disco Shanti || Life Mates || V6 News


Personal life

Disco Shanti sitting next to a man wearing blue long sleeves while she is wearing a black and white blouse

Disco Shanti is the daughter of Tamil actor C. L. Anandan, who starred in many films, such as "Vijayapuri Veeran" and "Kaattumallika." She has a younger sister actress Lalitha Kumari. She married Telugu actor Sri Hari in 1996 and stopped working in movies. The couple had two sons and a daughter. Their daughter, Akshara, died when she was just four months old. The family started Akshara Foundation in her memory, which aims to supply villages with fluoride-free water and students with school supplies. They also adopted four villages in Medchal. Srihari, who had been suffering from a liver ailment for some time, complained of giddiness during the shooting of Rambo Rajkumar being directed by Prabhu Deva with Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. He was rushed to a hospital where he died later.

Disco Shanti with a seductive look while wearing a white headdress

In 2011, the Hindi language movie, The Dirty Picture was made. This movie was inspired primarily by the life of actress Silk Smitha, but also used some elements from the life of Disco Shanti. The film stars Vidya Balan who plays the lead role along with Naseeruddin Shah, Tusshar Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.

Filmography

Disco Shanti smiling and wearing a pink dress while the man beside her is wearing a beige skirt

Disco Shanti performed / acted in following movies.


Disco Shanti smiling while wearing a white blouse
Disco Shanti singing and dancing while wearing a red dress and earrings

References

Disco Shanti Wikipedia


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