You are here:  Home  >  Featured News  >  Current Article

Yesteryear Telugu actress T Kanakam Died

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  No Comments

    Print       Email

Yesteryear Telugu actress T Kanakam inhaled her last at her home in city on Tuesday. She was 85 and had been suffering from disease since long. Beginning with stage plays at the extremely youthful age, Kanakam additionally acted with veteran stars like NT Rama Rao, A Nageswara Rao and others.

A local of Kharagpur, she was born to railway worker Appa Rao and Cholapuramma in 1930. She had been to numerous spots before at long last settling in Vijayawada. At eleven years old she went into stage plays and performed in several plays over the state.


She is known for her male parts of Duryodhana, Lord Krishna, Arujna and others. She acted in more than 80 movies in Telugu. Kanakam, who was additionally a decent artist, performed for Akasavani.

She began acting in Telugu films with motion picture Gruhapravesam in 1946 and went ahead to act in Brahammaradam, Gunasundari Katha, Keelugurram, Raksharekha, Swavukaru, Pathala Bairavi, Letha Manasulu, Baktha Prahlada and others.

Her last film was Drohi delivered by D Ramanaidu in 1970. She additionally got Nandi Award and NTR grant in 2004. Tahsildar R Siva Rao, MLA Sk Jaleel Khan and others joined in the cremation function of the actress.


Deccanabroad.com was deeply saddened by the news of Legendary actress (T.Kanakam) passing. Our heart felt condolences to her family.

Pic Source : NTV


If you like to publish news or your story on our website, please email to editor 'at' deccanabroad.com.

    Print       Email

Leave a Reply

You might also like...

Vanisri Birthday Special on SakshiTV : Aug 3rd 2:30 PM EDT

Read More →