We are living on rental money – Y Vijaya
Actor Y Vijaya is famous in the 80s most prominently in supporting roles and Villian characters. She started her second innings after a long gap of 18 years in ‘F2’ movie. There was a huge response to her character in the movie ‘F2’.
In recent interviews, she spoke about the financial struggles of many actors. Also stated that currently they are well settled in Chennai because of former heroine VijayaShanthi.
"During the 80s when I was playing character artist roles, heroine Vijaya Shanthi gave us a suggestion to build commercial complex and rent them for a future financial settlement. I and my husband has taken the words seriously and built some commercial complex in Chennai, and now we are living happily with the rents acquired by those complex. Hence, entire credit goes to Vijaya Shanthi," she concluded.
In 70s when Y Vijaya learning dance in one of the Madras Institutes, producer of ‘Nindu Hrudayalu’ approached her for a role in the movie. From then she was seen as playing the heroine, supporting roles in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada languages for about 1000 movies.