Leelavathi Wiki and Biography
|Nick Name||Leela Kiran|
|Date of Birth||26 November 1937|
|Age Till Now|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Madras Presidency, British India(now in Karnataka)|
|Sun Sign / Moon Sign||Scorpion / Leo|
|Height||5 Feet 4 Inches (162 centimeters)|
|Weight||62 kgs ( 136.69 lbs pounds)|
|Hobbies||Watching Tv, Reading|
|Spouse||Watching Tv, Reading|
|Eye Colour / Hair Colour||Black / Black|
|Father / Mother||Ranga Rao / Kaveri|
|Favourite Food||Home Made Healthy Food|
|Favourite Actor& Actress||Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, M. G. Ramachandran, N. T. Rama Rao, Sivaji Ganeshan, Gemini Ganesan, Shankar Nag, Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, V Ravichandran, Sudeep|
She was born in 1937. Her Birth name is Leela Kiran. She is an film actor actress from India who works mainly in Kannada films. She is from Mangalore. She is an actress, writer, film producer and also a philanthropist. She has received so many awards. She was given the prestigious doctor rate from Tumkur University in 2008 for her contributions and achievements for the Southern film industry for about 50 years. She has won Rashtrapati Award for Santha Tukaram and Maduve Maadi Nodu films. For the films Gejje Pooje, Doctor Krishna and Sipayi Ramu she has been awarded by the state of Karnataka film awards.
In 2006 for the film Kannadada Kanda she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress from Filmfare of Kannada state. Shivered with very famous actors like Vishnuvardhan, Rajkumar, M. G. Ramachandran, Shivaji Ganesan, N. T. Rama Rao, Gemini Ganesan, Kamal Hassan, Shankar Nag, Rajinikanth, V. Ravichandran, Chiranjeevi, Sudeep and also with other popular artists. She performed in over 600 films in her career for about 50 years. Only in the Kannada language she worked on over 400 movies. Her performance in Nagarahavu and Avargal movies was well known among the viewers. In her career starting she worked in some supporting roles in some movies like Bhakta Prahalada in Kannada language, Mangalya Yoga film in 1958, Raja Malaya Simha film in 1958, Abba Aa Hudugi film in 1959, Dharma Vijaya film in 1959, Dashavtara film in 1960, Ranadheera Kanteerava film in 1960, Rani Honnamma film in 1960, Kaiwara Mahathme film in 1961, Kantheredu Nodu film in 1961, Santha Thukaram film in 1963, Gaali Gopura film in 1962, Kanyaratha film in 1963, Kulavadhu film in 1963, Veera Kesari film in 1963, Mana Mecchida Madadi film in 1963, etc.
In 1969, she worked in the Gejje Pooja film in Kannada language. Puttanna kanagal is the director of this film. Rashi brothers are the producers of this film. The film was written by the famous M. K. Indira. Screenplay for this film was done by Puttanna kanagal. Leelavathi, Kalpana and Gangadhar are the lead stars in this film. Music for this film was given by Vijaya Bhaskar. Cinematography for this film was done by Srikanth.