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This page relates to the famous south indian actress, Vanisri
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Born Ratna Kumari
(1948-08-03) August 3, 1948 (age 66)
Nellore, India
Occupation Actor
Height 5ft 6in

Vanisri or Ratna Kumari (born 3 August 1948), also known as Vanisree or Vanishree, is a popular Telugu actress in the mid-1960s to the late 1970s. Her portfolio also includes Kannada and Tamil films.

Early life[edit]

Vanisri was born in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India in 1948. Actor S V Ranga Rao gave her screen name Vanisri.

Career[edit]

She gained attention with a supporting role in a film penned by K. Balachander titled Sukha Dukhalu (1967), where the famous song "Idi Mallela Velayani" was picturized on her. It led to her first starring role in Telugu films, Marapurani Kadha (1967). She remained a heroine after this film and held the top spot through most of the 1970s.

Vanisri had several super hit and silver jubilee movies, such as Krishnaveni(Telugu Remake of Kannada Movie Sharapanjara), Prem Nagar, Dasara Bullodu, Aradhana, Jeevitha Chakram, Rangula Ratnam, Sri Krishna Tulabharam, Bhakta Kannappa, and Bobbili Raja, etc. She played dual roles in Iddaru Ammayilu (1972)[Telugu Remake of 1969 release Kannada film Kappu Bilupu), Ganga Manga (1973 remake of the Hindi film Seeta Aur Geeta), Jeevana Jyothi (1975), and Chilipi Krishnudu (1978). She financed and starred in Shyam Benegal's only Telugu film Anugraham (1977), co-starring Smita Patil. She acted with Sivaji Ganesan in a number of films such as Uyarntha Manithan (1968), Nirai Kudam (1969), Vasantha Maligai (1972), Sivakamiyin Selvan (1974), Vani Rani (Tamil remake of the Hindi film Seeta Aur Geeta) (1974) and Nallathoru Kudumbam (1979). In the late 1970s, Vanisri left films to get married and have a son and a daughter.

Vanisri returned to film in the late 1980s acting in mother roles, such as her character in Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu (1989). She was also in the 1999 hindi film Main Tere Pyar Mein Pagal directed by Telugu director K. Raghavendra Rao. She often portrays arrogant mothers-in-law or aunts. Vanisri has acted in television serials as well.

She also worked as politician in Congress party.

Personal life[edit]

Vanisri is married to a doctor and has a daughter and a son, who are also doctors. She lives in Ooty now.[1]

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Main article: Vanisri filmography

Social Service and Welfare Activities[edit]

  • Adharana - Vansiri constructed a home for aged in Film Industry.
  • A Mobile Theatre to spot talent from various parts of Andhra Pradesh.
  • A school to help the poor who cannot afford expensive education.
  • A Hospital constructed for tribal people,at Bayyanna gudem, Khammam district of Andhrapradesh.

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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7 news items

 
The New Indian Express
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:33:45 -0700

According to sources, about six years ago, P Vanisri (25) of Kilpauk was injured when the bike, owned by B Sivaraj of Virugambakkam and driven by one of his acquaintances, hit her while on EVR Road near Hotel Blue Diamond. She had then filed a ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:13:44 -0700

Vanisri: Mansuna manasai… from Dr. Chakravarthy is one of my favourite numbers. It's a universal song and its lyrics are easy to understand and have a deeper meaning. Ghantasala has given many memorable hits in ANR's voice. I also like the songs Evari ...
 
AEG India
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:48:45 -0700

... a lyric from ANR movie Astiparulu. The song was picturised on Jaggayya and Vanisri in that movie. Tamanna is expecting repeat of 'Manam' success for her new movie with Nagarjuna. This entry was posted in Entertainment on September 17, 2014 by Abhi.
 
Microfinance Monitor
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:57:52 -0700

Titled "Soggade Chinni Nayana", the film is to be directed by Kalyan, for whom this will be the first film to direct. 'Soggade Chinni Nayana' are the lyrics from Vanisri's song in ANR-starrer 'Aasthiparulu' (1966) and it means "handsome little one ...

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:10:12 -0700

ஆன்மிக அர்த்தங்களுக்குள் நுழைந்து அதன் ஆதாரங்களைத் தேடாமல், புராணக் கதைகளுடன் அதை முடிச்சுப் போடாமல், வெறும் பொம்மை ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:48:45 -0700

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:52:30 -0700

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