“Fataafat” Jayalakshmi was basically from Nellore and her father Dasaratha Rami Reddy was a movie director. She got good offers in Tamil before getting recognised in Telugu through movies like “Anthuleeni Katha”, “Swargam Narakam”. “Koorikalee Gurraalaithe”, Kudi Yedamaithee”, “Andhamee Aaanandham”, “Chilipikrishnudu”, “Maa Intiaayana Katha” are some other films she acted. She acted as Superstar Krishna’s sister in “Nivuru Gappina Nippu”. The upcoming actress was a victim of unrequited love and died tragically in Royapettah Hospital from a drug overdose. She was apparently 36 years old when she died (19-6-1982).