Anjali Devi

  • Anjali Devi

    Anjali Devi  (24 August 1927 – 13 January 2014) was a Telugu and Tamil actress and producer. She was well known for her role as the mythological Sita in Lava Kusha as well as for the titular roles in movies like Suvarna Sundari and Anarkali.

    Anjali Devi was born in Peddapuram, East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, India, as Anjani Kumari. She changed her name to Anjani Kumari when acting in dramas. Later, director C. Pullaiah changed her name to Anjali Devi.

    Her debut film role was as Lohitasya in Raja Harishchandra in 1936. Her first movie as a heroine was Kashtajeevi by L. V. Prasad in 1940.

  • Anjali Devi
    1. Brundavanam (1993)
    2. Ashoka Chakravarthy (1989)
    3. Chinnari Sneham (1989)
    4. Sruthi Layalu (1987)
    5. Atma Bhalam (1985)
    6. Amayakudu Kadu Asadyudu (1983)
    7. Raja Nandini (1982)
    8. Swayamvaram (1982)
    9. Bhogimantalu (1981)
    10. Ram Robert Raheem (1980)
    11. Adrusta Vanthudu (1980)
    12. Chandipriya (1980)
    13. Bhale Krishnudu (1980)
    14. Sangam Chekkina Silpalu (1980)
    15. Mande Gundelu (1979)
    16. Tiger (1979)
    17. Amma Evarikina Amma (1979)
    18. Anna Dammula Saval (1978)
    19. Allari Bullodu (1978)
    20. Simhabaludu (1978)
    21. Annukunnadhi Sadhistha (1978)
    22. Angadhi Bhomma (1978)
    23. Kurukshetram (1977)
    24. Bangaru Bommalu (1977)
    25. Maha Kavi Shaketraya (1976)
    26. Gajula Kishtayya (1975)
    27. Soggadu (1975)
    28. Gunavanthudu (1975)
    29. Challani Talli (1975)
    30. Peddalu Maarali (1974)
    31. Chakravakam (1974)
    32. Deeksha (1974)
    33. Mayadari Malligadu (1973)
    34. Thatha Manvadu (1973)
    35. Bhakthatukaram (1973)
    36. Pandanti Kapuram (1972)
    37. Kalam Maarindhi (1972)
    38. Badipantulu (1972)
    39. Balabharatam (1972)
    40. Bava Diddina Kapuram (1972)
    41. Amma Kosam (1970)
    42. Desamante Manusholoi (1970)
    43. Akka Thamudu (1970)
    44. Bandpotu Bheemanna (1969)
    45. Lakshmi Nivasam (1968)
    46. Challni Needa (1968)
    47. Kunkama Bharini (1968)
    48. Mana Samsaram (1968)
    49. Varakatnam (1968)
    50. Veeranjaneya (1968)
    51. Praivate Master (1967)
    52. Nirdoshi (1967)
    53. Sathisumathi (1967)
    54. Kambhojaraju Katha (1967)
    55. Bhaktha Prahlada (1967)
    56. Chadarangam (1967)
    57. Rangula Ratanam (1967)
    58. Palnati Yuddhamu (1966)
    59. Sri Krishna Tulabharam (1966)
    60. Chilaka Gorinka (1966)
    61. Bhakta Pothana (1966)
    62. Hantakulu Vastunnaru Jagrattha (1966)
    63. Sathi Sakkubai (1965)
    64. Varasatvam (1964)
    65. Paruvu Prathista (1963)
    66. Lavakusa (1963)
    67. Swarna Mangari (1962)
    68. Bheeshma (1962)
    69. Sati Sulochana (1961)
    70. Santhi (1961)
    71. Bhakta Jayadev (1961)
    72. Bhatti Vikramarka (1960)
    73. Kula Daivam (1960)
    74. Raniratna Prabha (1960)
    75. Runanubhandham (1960)
    76. Bala Nagamma (1959)
    77. Jayabheri (1959)
    78. Pellisandadi (1959)
    79. Chenchulakshmi (1958)
    80. Sobha (1958)
    81. Raj Narthaki (1958)
    82. Aada Petthanam (1958)
    83. Bhuloka Rambha (1958)
    84. Sri Panduranga Mahatyam (1957)
    85. Peddarikaalu (1957)
    86. Allauddin Adbutha Deepam (1957)
    87. Suvarnasundari (1957)
    88. Sathi Anasuya (1957)
    89. Nagapanchami (1956)
    90. Jayam Manade (1956)
    91. Ilavelpu (1956)
    92. Charana Dasi (1956)
    93. Jayasimha (1955)
    94. Anarkhali (1955)
    95. Santhosam (1955)
    96. Vadina Garri Gajulu (1955)
    97. Annadhaatha (1954)
    98. Chakrapani (1954)
    99. Re Chukka (1954)
    100. Praja Rajyam (1954)
    101. Sangam (1954)
    102. Sathi Sakkubai (1954)
    103. Paradesi (1953)
    104. Pakkinti Ammai (1953)
    105. Peda Rythu (1952)
    106. Mayalamarari (1951)
    107. Nirdoshi (1951)
    108. Navvithe Navaratnalu (1951)
    109. Bangaru Bhoomi (1951)
    110. Stri Sahasam (1951)
    111. Tilottama (1951)
    112. Sarvadhikari (1951)
    113. Swapna Sundari (1950)
    114. Mayarambha (1950)
    115. Palletoori Pilla (1950)
    116. Sri Lakshmamma Katha (1950)
    117. Prajarajyam (1950)
    118. Raksharekha (1949)
    119. Keelu Gurram (1949)
    120. Balaraju (1948)
    121. Gollabaama (1947)
  • Anjali Devi
    1. Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu – Anarkali (1955)
    2. Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu – Suvarna Sundari (1957)
    3. Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu – Chenchu Lakshmi (1958)
    4. Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu – Jayabheri (1959)
    5. Honorary doctorate from Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
    6. She received the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award in 1994 for her lifetime service to the Telugu film industry.
    7. She was conferred the Ramineni Award in 2006 in the fine arts category.
    8. She received the prestigious ANR National Award in 2008.