Kalpana Ranjani, the popular Malayalam film actress passed away on 25 January 2016. She was 51. An actor of repute she had won the Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Thanichalla Njan(2012). In her long career she acted in 300-odd films. Thousands with teary eyes scrambled to pay their last tribute to the departed soul.
Born 5 October 1965 in Kerela, Kalpana made her debut in the 1980 film Pokkuveyil directed by G.Aravindan. After few hiccups she gave many memorable performances. An aspiring actress she made her name and fame in the field of comedy. Loved by her fans and colleagues Kalpana earned applauds for her performances in Sathi Leelavathi (1995) and Kaliveedu (1996). Since then, she grew along with the South Indian film industry to become a leading actress. A socially active star she recently performed a music album with Usha Uthup and also had published her memoirs, Njan Kalpana.
Sister of film actresses Urvashi and Kalaranjini, she was married to Malayalam film director Anil Kumar and is divorced in 2012. She is survived by her daughter Sreemayi.
Kalpana was in Hyderabad for the shooting of a Telugu film when she died of a cardiac arrest.
Film industry came together to mourn the death of the popular actress who kept entertaining everyone with her spectacular performances. Many took twitter to convey their feelings.
IIFA Utsavam: Our deep heartfelt condolences for the Popular Malayalam actress #Kalpana May her soul Rest in Peace!!
Sukanya: Shocking to hear of Malayalam #Actress Kalpana's sudden demise. South India has lost a wonderful actress.Heartfelt condolences.
Srijithunni: Condolences to the bereaved of Actress Kalpana. An untimely demise. Great actress, Comic Talent! Great Loss for the Malayalam Film Industry.
Simran: #Kalpana is no more ! such a versatile actress and a lovely person !! May her soul rest in peace !! #RIPKalpana
Friday Cinemaa: The late actor #kalpana with her sisters #RIPKalpana
Vijay Rambo Maxim: Actress #Urvasi's Sis #Kalpana(51) Passed Away Today #RIPKalpana
Cine Time: Actress #Urvasi's Sis #Kalpana(51) Passed Away Today Morning At Hyderabad #AppoloHospital ! #RIPKalpana !
Spouse(s): Anil Kumar (divorced)
Family: Kalaranjini (sister)
(FAN OF Shrimati KALPANA RANJANI)
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