She was 80 and following a cardiac attack , she passed away at a private hospital in Vadapalani.
Many films were made under the banner of Lalitanjali, and she was also a Carnatic singer.
Lalitha Neelakandan is survived by two daughters Shobha Chandrasekhar(Vijay’s mother), Sheela (Vikranth’s mother) and two sons SN Surender and SN Sundar.
Her son-in-law and Vijay’s father SA Chandrasekhar is Tamil Film Producers Council president.
Vijay was extremely close to his grandmother and used to spend time with her regularly. Lalitha Neelakandan’s last rites were carried out at St Theresa’s church and later buried at Kilpauk cemetery onThursday evening.