|Name Rani Padmini|
Died 15 October 1986
Years active 1981–1987
Cause of death Homicide
Initial release October 23, 2015
Occupation Film actor
|Parent(s) Vishwanathan, Indirakumari|
Screenplay Syam Pushkaran, Ravi Shankar
Cast Manju Warrier, Rima Kallingal, Sreenath Bhasi, Sajitha Madathil, Jinu Joseph
Rani Padmini was a prominent Indian lead actress during the 1980s in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu films. She was well noted for her glamorous roles. She entered the film field with Sangharsham and played notable roles in Parankimala, Sangarshanam, Sharam, Bandhanam and Killikonchal.
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She was murdered on 15 October 1986 in her home, along with her mother, by three of her employees.
MYSTERIES BEHIND RANIPADMINI'S MURDER | Cinema facts | Humble media
She was born to Vishwanathan and Indirakumari at Anna Nagar, Chennai. She had a brother and a sister.
On the morning of 15 October 1986, Rani Padmini's driver, Jebaraj, watchman Lakshmi Narasimhan alias Kutty, and cook, Ganeshan attacked her mother Indirakumari and killed her. Hearing her mother’s screams, Rani Padmini came to investigate but was overpowered by the men and murdered. The three were, however, arrested and sentenced to life terms. Rani Padmini’s murder caused ripples all over Tamil Nadu and Kerala and it was alleged that the three men were arrested in order to protect a high-profile person who was in close contact with Rani Padmini.