“I am lost for words…..another dear friend has left this world. Actress Chitra started her career as a child-artiste and contributed a lot to The South Indian Film Industry and am glad that we have worked together and have been maintaining our friendship until today. You will always be in my heart my sweetheart….your messages and voice will always remain with me. Love you dear,” Ranjini wrote in her Facebook note.
Ranjini has worked with Chitra in a couple of films including ‘Rajavazhcha’.
Chitra ventured into movies as a child actress and has featured in more than 200 films. Her first film ‘Apoorva Raagangal’ (1975), though an accidental opportunity for her, had stars including Kamal Haasan, and Srividya. Chitra has worked with some of the leading actors in South including Rajinikanth, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Suresh Gopi. She has also received the opportunity to share the screen with Prem Nazir.
Apart from Malayalam, she has also acted in Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu movies.