Popularly known as "Swarnakka" in Tamil filmdom as she portrayed a villainous role in that name in the Vikram-starrer "Dhool"
Popular Tollywood character actress Telangana Shakuntala passed away on Saturday following a cardiac arrest at her home in Hyderabad.
The 63-year-old was rushed to a private hospital in the early hours and was declared “brought dead”, family sources said.
She is survived by two children.
Shakuntala acted in more than 70 films, including a few in Tamil, industry sources said.