Savitri Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Savitri Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Savitri Ganesan (born Nissankara Savitri) was an Indian film actress, playback singer, dancer, director and producer known for her works primarily in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema. She is also known for her works in Kannada and Malayalamfilms. Savitri’s first significant role was in the 1952 Telugu film Pelli Chesi Choodu. In 1960, she received the Rashtrapati Award for her performance in the Telugu film Chivaraku Migiledi. In 1968, she produced and directed the Telugu film Chinnari Papalu, for which she received the state Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (Silver). She is often referred as “Mahanati!” and “Nadigaiyar Thilagam”.

Savitri was starred in enduring classics such as Pathala Bhairavi (1951), Devadasu (1953) which received special mentions at India International Film Festival, Donga Ramudu (1955), Mayabazar (1957), and Nartanasala (1963), featured at Afro Asian film festival in Jakarta. She was also starred in works such as Missamma (1955), Ardhangi (1955), Thodi Kodallu (1957), Mangalya Balam (1959), Aradhana (1962), Gundamma Katha (1962), Doctor Chakravarty (1964), Sumangali (1965), and Devata (1965).

Savitri received “A Moon Among Stars” honor at the 30th International Film Festival of India, “Woman in Cinema” section in 1999. The 2018 biographical film Mahanati based on the life of Savitri has garnered the “Equality in Cinema Award” at the 2018 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

Profession(s)Actress, dancer, playback singer, dancer
Height (Approx)in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 1”
Weight (approx)n Kilograms- 58 kg
in Pounds- 127.87 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
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Personal Life———–
Date of Birth4 January, 1936 (Saturday)
Date of Death26 December 1981
Age (as in 2020) 76 Years
Birthplace/BornTadepalle , Guntur , Andhra Pradesh
Death PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
DebutTelugu Film: Pelli Chesi Choodu (1952)
FamilyFather Not Known
Not Known
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Savitri-MovieManchuria-1 - Chai Bisket
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseGemini Ganesan
ChildrenDaughter- Vijaya Chamundeswari (film actress)
Son- Sathish Kumaar Ganesan
Step Daughter- Rekha
Favorite Things———-
HusbandGemini Ganesan

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