Savitri

Savitri

Kommareddy Savitri was an Indian film actress, director and producer. She appeared in Telugu as well as Tamil, Kannada and Hindi language films. In 1960, she received the Rashtrapati Award for her performance in the Telugu film Chivaraku Migiledi.Savitri’s parents are Nissankara Guruviah and Subhadhramma. She was born in Chirravuru (near Tenali) in Guntur, Madras Presidency, now part of Andhra Pradesh in a Telugu speaking family. Her father died when she was 6 months old. Later, her family moved to Chirravuru. She studied in Kasturbhai High School. She learned music and Indian classical dance from Sistla Purnayya Sasthri, starting from the age of 8 (1941). She performed stage shows as a child.

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Name Savitri
Real Name Savitri Nissankara
DOB 06/12/1933
Place of Birth Tadepalli Mandal, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh
Complexion Fair
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
School Kasturbhai High School
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Birth Sign Sagittarius
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Occupation Actress
Active from 1950
Debut movie Samsaram (Tamil)
Known For Kalathur Kannamma,Thiruvilayadal,Pasamalar
Awards Kalaimamani
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Home Town Chennai
Parents Nissankara Guruviah – Subhadhramma
Spouse Gemini Ganesan
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Children Sathish kumar ,Vijaya Chamundeswari
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