J Jayalalitha: From actress to politician
One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, has died at 68.
Ms Jayalalitha died in hospital in Chennai on Monday night after a prolonged illness.
Here, the BBC looks back at her colourful life - from film star, to a politician known as "Amma", or "mother", by her devoted followers.
Correction 6 February 2017: This video has been amended to clarify that J Jayalalitha gave away laptops.
05 Dec 2016
- From the section Asia