One of the topper of South India of 1950 era Krishna Kumar aged 85 years passed away early morning on Wednesday. Actress of over 230 films in South Indian languages was elder sister to Sowcar Janaki. Krishna Kumar leaves behind her daughter Deepka, son in law Vikram and grandson Pawan.
Krishna Kumari was living in her estate in Ullala and at this adjacent estate Sowcar Janaki also lives in Bengaluru. She had acted with legends actors like NTR, ANR, Krishnam Raju, Dr Rajkumar, Sivaji Ganesan, Kanta Rao, and Jaggayya.
Krishna Kumar made debut in 1951in a Telugu film in Navvithe Navaratnalu. She went on to act in over 225 films in her career in South Indian cinema industry.
In Kannada Krishna Kumari acted in Bhaktha Kanakadasa, Asha Sundari, Dashavathara, Srishaila Mahatme, Bhakta Kabeera, Swarna Gowri, Chandra Kumara, Sathi Savithri and others.
May her soul rest in peace!