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Vijaya Nirmala Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 20, 2023

Short Biography

Vijaya Nirmala was born on 20-02-1946 in Tamil Nadu, India. She was an Indian Film Actress, Film Producer & Film Director who was known for her work in Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films.

Other Name: Vijaya Nirmala Krishna, Nidudavolu Nirmala
Other Professions: Film Producer Film Director
Appearance: Telugu Malayalam Tamil

Vijaya Nirmala Complete Bio & Career

At the age of seven, Vijaya Nirmala began her acting career as cinema as a child artist with a Tamil film Machcha Rekhai in 1950. She made her debut with the film Panduranga Mahatmyam released in1957 in the Telugu cinema when she was just 11 years old. In 1964 she rose to the fame and earned the star tag through the Malayalam hit film Bhargavi Nilayam. In the year 1967, she was cast in Udhyogastha in front of Prem Nazir. Venu. Venu. She made her debut with the movie Rangula Ratnam in the Telugu industry.
Her debutant Tamil language film was Engaveettu Penn, followed by the star cast of the film was  Gnanaoli, En Annan, Uyira Maanama and Panama Paasama. She met actor Krishna on the set of the film Saakshi in 1967 which was her second Telugu film and post that movie the couple worked in 47 films together. In her illustrious career, she acted in 200 films including Tamil and Malayalam (25 films each) and the rest of the films she did in Telugu.
Alongside with the acting she was also actively involved in the film direction, she was a famous Southern director and even she holds the record of directing the 44 films, which is an exception for a female director to direct the maximum no of films, and this record is enlisted in the Guinness World Record. In the year 2017, she celebrated her golden (50) jubilee in the film industry.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Vijaya Nirmala died on 27-06-2019 at Continental Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India. She died due to heart attack at the age of 75.

DEATHDAY 27 June,2019 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana

Vijaya Nirmala Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was previously married to Late K.S. Murthy and together the couple had a son named Vijaya Naresh. The marriage ended in divorce and she remarried with the Telugu megastar Krishna. She was the stepmother of actors like Manjula Swaroop, Ramesh Babu and Mahesh Babu.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Machcha Rekhai (1950)
Best Movies Bhookailas (1958)
Manchi Kutumbam (1965)
Rangula Ratnam (1966)
Asadhyudu (1968) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor , Kajal Aggarwal
Favorite Actor Mahesh Babu
Favorite Film Director Kasinathuni Viswanath
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Place London
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vijaya Nirmala

  • When she was seven years old, she entered cinema with a Tamil film Machcha Rekhai in 1950.
  • In 2002, as the female director of most films, she enlisted her name in the Guinness Book of Records
  • As a director, she directed 44 Telugu movies in her career.
  • She has acted in over 200 films, including Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.

Vijaya Nirmala Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Vijaya Nirmala was 73 years 4 months & 7 days old age.