What happened to Savitri actress?

Owing to personal problems, Savitri took to alcohol. She had been an alcoholic for many years, drinking heavily in 1969 which lead to her developing diabetes and high blood pressure. She finally succumbed to her disease at 46, after being in a coma for 19 months.

Who does Savitri thinks has ruined her life?

She went into a coma due to hereditary diseases like diabetes and thyroid. Everyone believes there was only one villain in Savitri’s life and he was Gemini Ganesan.

Is Nadigaiyar Thilagam true story?

A still from Mahanati/Nadigaiyar Thilagam. Although a brief flash at the very beginning of Nadigaiyar Thilagam (Mahanati in Telugu) states that it’s a fictionalised account of Savitri’s life, the film hasn’t been honestly presented, feels Gemini Ganesan’s daughter, Dr Kamala Selvaraj.

Why did Savitri drink alcohol?

Her story was marred with a lot of heartbreaks and difficulties even though she’d play her on-screen character with such elan. Owing to personal problems, Savitri took to alcohol.

Is Mahanati story true?

The biopic Mahanati, which revolves around the life and times of actress Savitri who was a popular heroine in Telugu and Tamil cinema in the 50s and 60s, carries a caveat right at the beginning. It states that the film is a fictionalized account of the late actor’s life.

When did Vijaya chamundeswari got married?

Vijaya was just 16 when she got married and a couple of years prior to her marriage, there were certain differences between her parents, and they got separated.

At what age did Savitri get married?

Savitri started acting at the age of 13, she got married at 16, rose to superstardom in her 20s, turned alcoholic in her 30s and died in her 40s. It was truly one of the most dramatic and extreme lives led by an actor in Indian cinema.

When did Savitri get married?

1952 (Gemini Ganesan)Savitri / Wedding date

At what age Savitri died?

45 years (1936–1981)Savitri / Age at death