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Krishna Kumari Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 24, 2018

Short Biography

Krishna Kumari was born on 06-03-1933 in Naihati, North 24 Parganas in the state of West Bengal, India. She was an Indian Film Actress who was well known for her work in Telugu cinema as well as Tamil, Kannada & Malayalam films.

Other Name: T. Krishna Kumari
Appearance: Telugu Tamil Kannada Malayalam

Krishna Kumari Complete Bio & Career

Krishna Kumari hails from Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. She began her career with a petty role in Pathala Bhairavi. She later played the role of a heroine for the first time in Navvithe Navaratnalu the same year. She featured as leading actress in several Tamil movies, notably Thirumbi Paar, Azhagi and Pudhuyugam among others. 
She then began to focus on Telugu cinema, which propelled her to superstardom. Her movies Bharya Bhartalu, Vagdanam, Gudi Gantalu were classic Telugu cinemas. In the early 60s, Krishna Kumari entered the Kannada film industry briefly, choosing to return to her preferred Telugu cinema within years. But in the short span of 5–6 years, she gave memorable performances, most of them co-starring Dr Rajkumar. In fact, her first ever award was for the Rajkumar starrer, Bhaktha Kanakadasa. In Hindi, she acted in Kabhi Andhera Kabhi Ujala. She was rechristened Rati but again, Hindi cinema held no attraction for Krishna Kumari. Although she had several offers in Hindi cinema, she returned to Madras. Her most successful movies have been with Akkineni Nageswara Rao, NT Rama Rao and also several mythological roles with Tadepalli Lakshmi Kantha Rao. She was privileged to work with almost all the superstars of South Indian film industry then. She was hardly seen in films after her marriage and last worked in Telugu film Jyothi in the year 1976. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Krishna Kumari died on 24-01-2018 in Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka, India at the age of 84.

DEATHDAY 24 January,2018 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Bengaluru, Karnataka

Krishna Kumari Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Krishna Kumari was born to T. Venkoji Rao (father) & Sachi Devi (mother). She had a sister named Sowcar Janaki who is also a well-known actress in South Indian film industry. She was married to Ajay Mohan Khaitan and together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Deepika Maiya.

Life's Important Dates Of Krishna Kumari

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Rajahmundry
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Cooking and Gardening
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu Film - Pathala Bhairavi (1951)
Tamil Film - Thirumbi Paar (1953)
Kannada Film - Jaladurga (1954)
Malayalam Film - Umma (1960)
Best Movies Bharya Bhartalu (1961), Vagdanam (1961), Kulagothralu (1962), and Gudi Gantalu (1964) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Actress Sowcar Janaki
Favorite Actor N. T. Rama Rao
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Krishna Kumari

  • Post marriage, she retired from acting and settled in Bengaluru with her family.
  • Her daughter and her husband Vikram stayed with her in Bengaluru.
  • She worked in all South Indian language films apart from Malayalam,

Krishna Kumari Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Krishna Kumari was 84 years 10 months & 18 days old age.