Jamuna Ramanarao

Jamuna Ramanarao

Jamuna (born 30 August 1936) is a veteran Telugu glamorous actress, a director and a politician.

Early life

She was born to Nimpani Srinivas Rao, Telugu business man, and Kausalya Devi, Kannada woman, in Hampi, Karnataka, India in a telugu brahmin family. She grew up in Duggirala, Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh state, India.


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 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 Manshulu (1963).

Personal life

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.



  1. Jayabheri
  2. Bhookailas
  3. Samsaram
  4. Dorikite Dongalu
  5. Ekaveera
  6. Srikakula Andhramaha Vishnu
  7. Srikrishna Tulabharam
  8. Manchi Manishi
  9. Gulebhakavali Katha
  10. Poolarangadu
  11. Poojaphalam
  12. Ramu
  13. Appuchesi pappukudu
  14. Bhagyarekha
  15. Chiranjeevulu
  16. Buddhimantudu
  17. Ramudu Bheemudu
  18. Illarikam
  19. Leta Manasulu
  20. Eedu Jodu
  21. Muralikrishna
  22. Gundamma Katha
  23. Missamma
  24. Moogamanasulu
  25. Adajanma
  26. Puttilu

Note: The lists are not comprehensive.

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