Born: December 02,1960 Bevali, Rajamahendrapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Biography: Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati , known popularly as Silk Smitha, was an Indian film artiste who worked predominantly in the South Indian languages. She entered the industry as an extra actress and first got noticed for her role as "Silk" in the 1979 Tamil film Vandichakkaram. She became the most sought-after erotic actress in the early 1980s. In a career spanning 17 years, she appeared in over "450 films" in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi languages..Smitha started as a touch-up artist for a -D grade actress and soon got a break in small character roles.Later she was discovered by Vinu Chakravarthy.He renamed her Smitha and took her under his wing. On September 1996, she was found dead in her apartment in Chennai.