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Shanta Kumari (1920–2006)

Shanta Kumari was born in 1920 in Prodduttur, Andhra Pradesh, India as V Subbamma. She was an actress and producer, known for Balaji (1939), Sri Venkateswara Mahatmyam (1960) and Shabnam (1964). She was married to P. Pullaiah. She died on January 18, 2006 in Chennai, India. See full bio »

Died:

(age 86) in Chennai, India

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Known For

Balaji
Balaji Consort of Venkateshwara
(1939)
Shabnam
Shabnam Actress
(1964)
Preminchi Choodu
(1965)

Filmography

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 1977 The Ritual (as Shanta)
 1976 Secretary (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1972 Dattaputhrudu
 1972 Koduku Kodalu (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1972 Vasantha Maligai
Mother of Anand (Sivaji G) and Vijay (Balaji)
 1971 Prem Nagar (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1970 Talla Pellamma (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1969 Buddimantudu (as P. Shanta Kumari)
 1967 Prana Mithrulu
Jagadamba (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1965 Preminchi Choodu (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1964 Ramudu Bheemudu (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1964 Shabnam (as Shanta)
 1962 Siri Sampadalu (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1961 Night Bird
 1960 Sri Venkateswara Mahatmyam
Vakula (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1960 Vidiveli
Chandru's Mother (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1959 Jayabheri
Annapoorna (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1959 Blackmailer
 1958 Bommalapelli
Thangam, mother of Kannan
 1957/I Sarangadhara (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1955 Ardhangi (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1955 Baap Re Baap (as Shanta)
 1952/I Daasi
 1952/I Dharmadevata
Kathyayini (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1952 Sankranti
Annapurnamma
 1950 Showkar (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1949 Gunasundari Katha (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1948 Bhakthajana
Janaka, a devotee of Panduranga
 1947 Neel Kamal (as Shanta Kumar)
 1945 Mayalokam (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1943 Krishna Prema
Radha (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1942 Sewa
 1942 Tamanna
 1941 Bhaktimala (as Shanta)
 1941/II Dharmapatni (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1941 Parvati Kalyanam (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1941/I Dharmapatni (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1939 Balaji
Consort of Venkateshwara (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1938 Bhakta Jayadeva (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1937/I Sarangadhara
Chitrangi (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1936 Sasirekha Parinayam
Sasirekha (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1936 Vish Vaman
 1935 Barrister's Wife (as Shanta)
 1935 Desh Dasi (as Shanta)
 1934 Aaj Kal
 1934 Gunsundari
Kusum (as Shanta)
 1934 Kashmeera
 1934 Sant Tulsidas
 1934 Sinhasan
 1933 Bhola Shikar
 1933 Hatimtai
 1933 Lanka Dahan
 1932 Bhutio Mahal
 1932 Do Badmash
 1932 Krishnavtar
 1932 Sati Savitri (as Shanta)
 1932 Shanta
 1931 Chintamani
 1931 Heer Ranjha
 1931 Mojili Mashuq
 1931 Premi Jogan
Ila (as Santha Kumari P.)
 1930 Rasili Radha
 1930 Srikanta
Piyari (as Santakumari)
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Show Show Music department (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Shanta Kumar | P. Shanta Kumari | Santha Kumari P. | Santakumari | Shantakumari | Shanta
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Trivia:

Was awarded the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for her outstanding contribution to Telugu cinema by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Earlier her husband Mr. P. Pullaiah had received this award. This is the only couple to have received that award.

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