Jamuna (born 30 August 1936) is a veteran Telugu glamorous actress, a director and a politician.
She was born to Nimpani Srinivas Rao, Telugu business man, and Kausalya Devi, Kannada woman, in Hampi
in a telugu brahmin family. She grew up in Duggirala
, Guntur District
in Andhra Pradesh
Jamuna was a stage artist in school. Her mother taught her vocal music and harmonium. Dr. Rajarao watched her stage show Maa Bhoomi
and gave her offer to act in his movie Puttillu
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 Manshulu (1963).
She married Professor Juluri Ramanarao, a zoology professor in Osmania University
, in 1965. They are blessed with one son, Vamsikrishna and daughter, Shravanthi. She joined Congress party in 1980s and switched to B.J.P. in 1990s. She also established Telugu artist association and doing social service through it for the last 25 years.
- Dorikite Dongalu
- Srikakula Andhramaha Vishnu
- Srikrishna Tulabharam
- Manchi Manishi
- Gulebhakavali Katha
- Appuchesi pappukudu
- Ramudu Bheemudu
- Leta Manasulu
- Eedu Jodu
- Gundamma Katha
Note: The lists are not comprehensive.