Personal details of Actress Jamuna
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Full Biography of Actress Jamuna
Jamuna (born 30 August 1936) is a veteran Telugu actress, a director and a politician.
Jamuna was born in Hampi,Karnataka to Nippani Srinivas Rao, a Madhwa Brahmin business man, and Kausalya Devi, an Arya Vysya. She grew up in Duggirala, Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh state, India..When Savitri was performing drama in Duggirala , she stayed in Jamuna\'s house . As said Later Savitri invited Jamuna to act in films .She entered as heroine in movies at the age of 14
Jamuna was a stage artist in school. Her mother taught her vocal music and harmonium. Dr. Garikipati Raja Rao (see Indian People\'s Theatre Association IPTA) watched her stage show Maa Bhoomi and gave her offer to act in his movie Puttillu in 1952.
She acted in 198 films in Telugu and other south Indian languages. She also acted in Hindi films, winning the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Milan (1967), repeating her role from the original Telugu film Mooga Manasulu (1964).
She also established Telugu artist association and doing social service through it for the last 25 years.
She joined Congress party in 1980s and was elected to the Lok Sabha from Rajahmundry constituency in 1989. She then retired from politics but briefly campaigned for the B.J.P. in 1990s.
She married Professor Juluri Ramana Rao, a Zoology professor in S.V University, in 1965. They have a son, Vamsikrishna and daughter, Sravanthi. They live in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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