This actress quit films for politics and died in a plane crash...

Remember sowmya Sathyanarayana aka Soundarya, who featured in amitabh Bachchan’s Sooryavansham which is one of our favourite movies? She primarily worked in kannada, tamil, hindi, and malayalam films and won our hearts. But do you know she died tragically in a plane crash? Yes, the actress who is still remembered as one of the most beautiful actresses died in 2004 in a plane crash.

Soundarya’s first movie was Baa Nanna Preethisu which was a kannada film directed by S. Siddalingaiah. It was released in april 1992. She began with lead roles in kannada, her mother tongue, and became the most popular actress in telugu films. Her breakthrough came with the telugu film hello Brother in 1994, where she starred alongside nagarjuna and ramya Krishna. She gained further acclaim for her role in Ammoru portraying Bhavani, a devotee of Goddess Ammoru. In tamil cinema, she received praise for her performance in "Ponnumani" opposite karthik and Sivakumar, where she played a mentally disabled character.

Soundarya starred in the hindi film Sooryavansham, opposite amitabh Bachchan. This film became a blockbuster and is still run on national television. The film has a different fanbase. The actress also starred in the malayalam film Kilichundan Mampazham, with mohanlal and Sreenivasan and Yathrakarude Sradhakku with Jayaram.


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