Sowcar Janaki Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Sowcar Janaki Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Sankaramanchi Janaki (born 12 December 1931, T. Janaki), popularly known as Sowcar Janaki, is an Indian actress who has acted in over 387 Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films. She also performed on stage in over 300 shows and was a radio artist during her earlier years. Her career as film actress began only after her marriage. She became a popular actress with hits in various languages between 1949 and 1975 as the lead heroine such as Shavukaru (Telugu), ValayapathyRojulu Marayi (Telugu), then in Tamil, such as Naan Kanda SorgamKaviya ThalaviBhagya LakshmiPallum PazhamumPaar Magale PaarThayikku ThalaimaganKumudhamPanam PaadithavanPuthiya ParavaiBama VijayamOli VillakuEthir NeechalMaanavanUyardha ManidhanNimarundhu NilThunaivanNeedhi , Kaliyuga Kannan and Iru Kodugal (Tamil), with Kannada films such as DevakaanikaSaaku MagaluSadarameThayige Thakka Maga and then with her Malayalam debut Schoolmaster (1964) and with a film in Hindi – Teen Bahuraniyan. She worked with famous directors such as Dada Mirasee and K. Balachandar.

She moved to supporting roles after 1975 and her performances in Cinema PaithiyamTheeThillu MulluVetri Vizha and Kaanche were widely appreciated. She served as jury member for the National Indian Films awards committee and as chair person for state Telugu Films awards committee.

She made her debut at the age of 18, after her marriage, in 1949 with the film Shavukaru. After this, she essayed wide variety of roles for next 70 years. The only other actors to have had such long careers in the field of acting in India were Dev Anand, Pran, Ashok Kumar, Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Kamini Kaushal However, by 2016, her career span has overtaken most of the actors and she remains the actress with the longest career span.

Height (Approx)in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 1”
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 136.69 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorWhite
  Sowcar Janaki Movies, News, Photos, Age, Biography
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth12 December 1931
Age (as in 2020) 88 Years
Birthplace/BornRajamahendravaram , East Godavari , Andhra Pradesh
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
CollegeGraduation: Gauhati University
University of Arizona
Educational QualificationDoctorate
DebutTelugu Film – Shavukar (1949)
Tamil Film – Valayapathi (1952)
Kannada Film – Bhagya Chakra (1955)
Malayalam Film – School Master (1964)
Bollywood Film – Teen Bahuraniyan (1968)
FamilyFatherT. Venkoji Rao
Sachi Devi
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Krishna Kumari
MGR, Jayalalitha and Sowcar Janaki in "Oli Vilakku" (1968) - The Hindu
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseSankaramanchi Srinivasa Rao
  மீண்டும் தமிழில் சவுகார் ஜானகி - Sowcar janaki backs in Tamil cinema
Favorite Things———-
Favorite Actor(S)N. T. Rama Rao , Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Favorite ActressesMeena Kumari
Favorite MusicianLata Mangeshkar
Favorite ColorRed
HusbandSankaramanchi Srinivasa Rao

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