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Veteran South Indian actress Krishna Kumari passes away at 85

Updated | January 24, 2018 13:55 IST

Krishna Kumari is one of the legendary actresses from Golden era of Telugu Cinema. She acted in more than 125 films in Telugu and almost 50 films in Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam.

She won awards from National Government and State Governments for her performances. She even won Life Time Achievement Award from Birmingham, London, UK.

She debuted in Telugu with Navvithe Navarathnalu and acted in many movies with actors like NTR, ANR, SVR, Kantha Rao, Jagayya and even acted with stalwarts of Kannada Cinema, Dr Rajkumar and Tamil, MGR and Sivaji Ganeshan.

The actress moved to Bangalore after marrying Ajay Mohan and stayed away from movie field until she was requested by Dasari Narayana Rao to play his mother role in movie, Fools, her last film. She died at the age of 85 in her Bangalore residence, due to natural causes, today. Shavukaru Janaki is her elder sister.

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