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This page relates to the famous south indian actress, Vanisri
Vanisree‌
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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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 ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:52:19 -0700

Vanisri fit the stereotype of Ananda Vikatan's snooty actress to a T. Heavy rose powder — the kind a former minister still daubs liberally — passed for make-up. Later, I gathered the film shoot was for Vani Rani. With its well-laid roads, parks and ...
 
New Jersey Hills
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:24:49 -0700

Driver Vanisri Padmanabhan, 39, from Edison, traveling south on Mountain Avenue at about 1:26 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, allegedly rear-ended a car driven by Martin Blume, 67, of Berkeley Heights, which was stopped, facing south, in traffic on ...

Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 09 May 2014 10:52:04 -0700

It is only after the arrival of Vanisri in the late 60s and early 70s did the actresses up their oomph quotient. Soon, the likes of Jayasudha, Jayachitra, Lakshmi, Madhavi, Sridevi and Rekha arrived who upped the glamour quotient and pushed the ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 06:24:09 -0800

A living legend, the brightest star of the silver screen, he strode the Telugu filmdom like a colossus for over three quarters of a century. From his debut movie, Dharmapatni in the early years of the Forties to the under production Manam in which he ...
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