B.Saroja Devi Wiki and Biography
|Name||B. Saroja Devi
|Date of Birth||7 January 1938|
|Age Till Now|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, kingdom of Mysore|
|Sun sign / Moon sign||Sagittarius / Aquarius|
|Height||5 Feet 4 Inches (163 centimetres)|
|Weight||69 kgs (152.12 pounds)|
|Eye Colour / Hari Colour||Black / Black|
|Father / Mother||Bhairappah Gowda / Radhadevi Gowda|
|Favourite Food||South Food|
She was born on 7-1-1938. She was from Bangalore. Her birth name was Radhadevi. Bhairappa is her father and Rudramma is her mother. Her father was a police officer and her mother was a housewife. She was the fourth daughter of them. Her father wants her to learn dancing. She was encouraged by her father to choose acting as her career. When she was young her father used to accompany her to the studio’s. He used to massage her feet when they are swollen and he used to tie salangais on her. Her mother was very strict about her dress code. She was recognised by B.R. Krishnamurthy, by seeing her singing in a function. He offered a chance, but she refused the offer.
B.Saroja Devi was married to Shriharsha. Her marriage was arranged by her parents. Her husband was an engineer from Bharat electronics. He was also from gowda caste. She was facing some financial and income tax problems. Shriharsha, helped her to solve those problems. She performed in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Kannada movies.’
B.Saroja Devi was one of the most famous actresses in the history of film industry in India. For over 60 years she has done around 200 movies. Abinaya Saraswathi, Sallabasundari, Abinaya Kanchana Mala, Abinaya Bharthi and Kannadathu Paimkili are some of her titles which are given by different film industries. Sugar with the famous actors like A. Nageswara Rao, Gemini Ganesan, Ramachandran, N.T. Rama Rao, Rajkumar, Sivaji Ganesan, S.S. Rajendran, Ravichandran, Srinath, Kalyan Kumar, Vishnuvardhan, Shrinath, Murali, Ambarish, Devraj, Sai Kumar.
B.Saroja Devi has received National, state and some more other awards in her career. In 68th independence day celebrations she was given the life achievement award by the Government of India in 2008. In 1992, she was given Padma Bhushan. In 1969 she was given Padma Shri. In 1969, she was given the Best actress award by Tamil Nadu state. Dr Rajkumar award was given to her by Karnataka Government, NTR National award was given to her by Andhra Pradesh government for second time in 2009. In 2001 also she was given NTR National award by A.P state. She was also given the prestigious Doctorate by Bangalore University in 2006.