Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa died in Chennai after 75 days of hospitalisation, Apollo Hospitals announced in a press release on Monday. Jayalalithaa was readmitted to the critical care unit (CCU) of Chennai's Apollo Hospital after she suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.
Tamil Nadu Iron Lady and former actress Jayalalithaa has passed away on Monday late night at Apollo Hospital in Chennai.
It is a very sad news in the world of both Bollywood and politics, for a beautiful face that starred in movie theater, and proceeded on to become a powerful face in the politics, has left us forever.
Supporters of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha Jayaram pray for her wellbeing outside the hospital where she is being treated.
She had a cardiac arrest yesterday and was raced to the hospital. She was in a critical circumstance, and since morning there were tidings of her death doing the beats, but nothing was confirmed. Yet, nowadays, the actress-turned-politician is no more.
Before entering in politic, she had done 120 films in different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and English.
Jayalalithaa, 68, was Tamil Nadu Chief Minister over the past 15 years. She had started her career with South films, and was said to be one of the most versatile actresses of her time.
Here fans of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa reaction outside the hospital after she had died in Chennai on Monday.
PM Narendra Modi will leave for Chennai to pay floral tributes to late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa who passed away on Monday night after a 75-day battle for life at Apollo Hospital.