Tollywood Director B Jaya (54) passed away due to the heart attack at her own residence in Srinagar Colony in Hyderabad on Thursday night at 11 pm. She began her career as a journalist and worked in a famous cine weekly. Presently she is running a cine weekly named ‘Superhit’. B Jaya evinced interest in film direction and made many content worthy films like ‘Chantigadu’, ‘Lovely’, ‘Gundamma Gari Manavadu’ etc and proved herself as a talented director. B Jaya was a wife of renowned Tollywood actor and producer B.A Raju. Along with her husband, Jaya produced several movies and launched fresh new talents in Tollywood. The movie ‘Vaishakham’ released in 2017 was last directed by her. She used to edit the movies on her own and became famous as the first woman editor in Tollywod. Family members said the last rites will be conducted at Punjagutta graveyard on Friday.