Vastavam web: Tragedy struck in Rajeev Kanakala-anchor Suma family. Rajeev’s mother Lakshmi Devi passed away today at the age of 78.She was an actress and she acted in several dramas and she appeared in a few Telugu movies as well.Lakshmi Devi started acting dramas at the age of 11. She achieved popularity as a good dancer and actress.Popular actors like Subhalekha Sudhakar.. Suhasini were trained under Lakshmi Devi.She married Devadas Kanakala in 1971. The couple had two children Rajeev Kanakala and Sri Laxmi. Lakshmi Devi’s son-in-law Peddi Ramarao is also prominent drama actor.