Multifaceted personality Bhanumathi Ramakrishna was Born On This Day

Bhanumathi Ramakrishna

Multifaceted personality Bhanumathi Ramakrishna was #BornOnThisDay. Excelled in various fields of filmmaking acting, directing, producing, singing, music composing and editing, she was fondly known as ‘Ashtavadani’, someone who can perform eight tasks simultaneously. Her noted works include Apoorva Sahodarargal, Malaikallan and Chandirani.

Multifaceted personality Bhanumathi Ramakrishna was #BornOnThisDay
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Bhanumathi Ramakrishna (7 September 1925 – 24 December 2005) was a multilingual Indian film actress, director, music director, singer, producer, book writer and songwriter.  Widely known as the first female super star of Telugu cinema and South Indian film Industry, she is also known for her works in Tamil cinema. She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2003 for her contribution in Indian cinema. She was honored among “women in cinema” at the 30th International Film Festival of India.

Personal life 

During the shooting of the film Krishna Prema, she met P. S. Ramakrishna Rao, an assistant director for that film. He was a film producer, director and editor of Telugu and Tamil Films. The couple later married on 8 August 1943 and later launched a popular production company, Bharani Pictures on their son’s name. She died at the age of 80 years in Chennai.

Awards 

Civilian honors
  • Padma Bhushan in 2001
  • Padma Shri in 1966
Rashtrapati Award in acting
  • Annai in 1962
  • Antastulu in 1965
  • Palnati Yuddham in 1966
National Film Awards
  • Government National Award for Best writer for the book “Nalo Nenu” an autobiography in 1994.
Filmfare Awards South
  • Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South (1987)
Nandi Awards
  • Raghupathi Venkaiah Award, from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, in 1985
  • Nandi Award for Best Director in 1986
  • NTR National Award, from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, in 2000
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
  • Tamil Nadu State Film Honorary Award – Arignar Anna Award in 1992
State Awards
  • Kalaimamani (connoisseur of arts), Government of Tamil Nadu, in 1983
Other honors
  • Kalaprapoorna, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, in 1975
  • Honorary Doctorate, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, in 1984
  • Raja-Lakshmi Award for the year 1998 from Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation, Chennai
  • Annadurai honoured her with a title “Nadippukku Ilakkanam” for her remarkable performance in “Rangoon Radha”
  • She was one of the dignitaries been honored by Andhra Pradesh government at the time of state formation in 1956.

Filmography

This is partial list of her films.

Year Film Language Character Co-Star Song Music Banner
1939 Vara Vikrayam Telugu Kalindi Chittor V. Nagaiah Prabhala Satyanarayana East India Film Company
1939 Santhana Devan Tamil G. M. Basheer * Maarudhale Yaavum
Dayaa Nithiye
G. Rajagopal Naidu Modern Theatres
1940 Malathi Madhavam Telugu East India Film Company
1941 Bhaktimala Telugu Radha Bhaskar Films
1941 Dharmapatni Tamil Famous Films
1941 Dharmapatni Telugu Anuraagam Leka Anandamunda
Nilu Niluma Neelavarnaa
Famous Films
1943 Garuda Garvabhangam Telugu Pratiba
1943 Krishna Prema Telugu Chandravali Ekkadunnaave Pillaa ekkadunnaave (with Addanki)
Oogave Oogave Uyyaalaa
Galipenchala Narasimha Rao Famous Films& Star Combines
1944 Tahsildar Telugu Kamala
1945 Swarga Seema Telugu Subbi/Sujatha Devi Chittor V. Nagaiah Oho Ho Pavurama
Oho Tapodhana
Madhura Vennelareyi (with Ghantasala)
Manchidinamu Nede
Chittor V. Nagaiah Vijaya Studios
1946 Gruhapravesam Telugu Janaki Sarati Films
1947 Ratnamala Telugu Ratnamala C. S. R. Anjaneyulu Anandadayini
Madana
C. R. Subburaman Bharani Pictures
1948 Raja Mukthi Tamil Kannika M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar Sarasa Sallabam Seiyya Arugil Vaarumaiyya
Swami Arunkanigal Ivaiye Paareer(with M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar)
Sandhoshamaai Anbar Varuvaaradi (with M. L. Vasanthakumari)
C. R. Subburaman Narendra Pictures
1949 Laila Majnu Telugu Laila A. Nageswara Rao Neevene Naa Chaduvu (with Ghantasala) & P. Leela)
Aaha Pahliyanchega
Viri Tavula Lona (with Ghantasala)
Chera Raavo (with Ghantasala)
Raavo Naanu Marachitivo (with Ghantasala)
Ninu Basi Povudana
* Preme Neramounaa
Chelunigani Nijamidani Telupuma O Jaabili (with Ghantasala)
Taanedano
C. R. Subburaman Bharani Pictures
1949 Laila Majnu Tamil Laila A. Nageswara Rao Nee Thaane Ennasai (with Ghantasala & P. Leela)
Aaha Palan Vandhadhe
Iga Vaazhvinil Kaadhal Mahajothiye Maarumaa (with Ghantasala)
Jothi Minnum (with Ghantasala)
Vaaraayo Enai Marandhanaiyo(with Ghantasala)
Unnai Paarkka Pogirenaa Oru Maasilladha Kaif
Premaithaan Polladhaa
Enadhu Uyir Urugum Nilai Solluvaai Nee Vaanmathi (with Ghantasala)
C. R. Subburaman Bharani Pictures
1949 Nallathambi Tamil Pushpa N. S. Krishnan Enadhu Uyir Egypttu
Malarthanil Oru Azhagu Mayil (with Ghantasala)
Varuvaare Dear Varuvaare
Naan Vanangum Deivam
C. R. Subburaman NSK Films & Uma Pictures
1949 Raksha Rekha Telugu Princess Kalavathi A. Nageswara Rao Oho Rajasukumara
Abhayammu Neevegaa
Jeevana Doli (with Ghantasala)
Ogirala Ramachandra Rao &
H. R. Padmanabha Sastri
R. Padmanabhan Productions
1949 Devamanohari Tamil Devamanohari C. Honnappa Bhagavathar G. Ramanathan Arkays Pictures
1949 Apoorva Sagodharargal Tamil Kanchana M. K. Radha Aaha Aaduvene Geetham Paaduvene (with T. A. Mothi)
Laddu Laddu Mittai Venumaa
Maanum Mayilum Aadum Solai 
* Manamohaname Vana Vaasame
S. Rajeswara Rao Gemini Studios
1949 Apoorva Sahodaralu Telugu Ranjana M. K. Radha Aaha Sukhadayi (with T. A. Mothi) S. Rajeswara Rao Gemini Studios
1949 Nishaan Hindi Kanchana M. K. Radha S. Rajeswara Rao Gemini Studios
1949 Rathnakumar Tamil P. U. Chinnappa Bhagavathar Ganavaangale Vaango (with P. U. Chinnappa)
Andhi Nerame Inbame (with P. U. Chinnappa)
Sollarum Anandam Enadhu Vaazhvil Indre Duraiye (with P. U. Chinnappa)
Ananda Vellam (with P. U. Chinnappa)
Varattum, Vandhaal Vazhi Solven
Nin Paadham Varave Thaaye Nee Dhayai Purivaaiye
Vizhudhu Vittu Thazhaithongi
Muzhuthunnai Nambinen
Aadavar Kaadhal Idhudhaano
G. Ramanathan&
C. R. Subburaman
Murugan Talkies
1950 Maya Rambha Telugu
1951 Malleeswari Telugu Malleeswari N. T. Rama Rao Manasuna Mallera Maalaloogene
Parugulu Teeyali O Gittalu Urakalu Veyali (with Ghantasala)
Pilachina Biguvatara Auraura
Eda Thanunnado Baava (with Ghantasala)
Adepalli Rama Rao &
S. Rajeswara Rao
Vijaya Studios
1951 Mangala Telugu Mangala Ranjan M. D. Parthasarathy Gemini Studios
1951 Mangla Hindi Mangala Ranjan M. D. Parthasarathy Gemini Studios
1952 Prema Telugu Mothi A. Nageswara Rao Divya Premaku Satiaune (with Ghantasala)
Aagavoyi Maraja
Oh Hayiga
Pelliyanta Pelliyanta
Priyuni Baase
Rojuku Roju (with Ghantasala*
Ee Lokamantha
Neeti Leni Lokamaa*
Hayi Jeevithame
C. R. Subburaman Bharani Pictures
1952 Kaadhal Tamil Mothi A. Nageswara Rao Inba Kaaviyam Aagum Vaazhve(with Ghantasala)
Jeevidhamellaam (with Ghantasala)
Aahaa Inbame Aahaa Engume Aahaa Pongudhe
Kanavu Thaano Ninaivu Yaavum Kaanal Neeraamo
C. R. Subburaman Bharani Pictures
1952 Rani[16] Tamil Rani/Ranjani S. Balachander Naane Gnaaniyar
Madhi Mayangum Malar Vanam
Karugi Pugaiyum Pugaiye
Unmaiyillaadha Ulagile
Samayam Vaachchadhu
Cheeppu Chunukkani Chimini
Samarasam Nilaiperum (with C. R. Subburaman
C. R. Subburaman Jupiter Pictures
1952 Rani[16] Hindi Rani/Ranjani Anoop Kumar C. R. Subburaman Jupiter Pictures
1953 Chandirani Tamil Champa & Chandi N. T. Rama Rao En Vaazhvinile Naan Magizhum Naal Iidhuve Thaan
Innadhendru Ariyaamal
En Vaazhvellaam Siraivaasamo
Nilaa Nilaa Odi Vaa Nillaamal Odi Vaa
Vaan Meedhile Inba Then Maari Peyuthe (with Ghantasala)
Meow Meow
C. R. Subburaman, Assistants:
M. S. Viswanathan &
T. K. Ramamoorthy
Bharani Pictures
1953 Chandirani Telugu Champa & Chandi N. T. Rama Rao Eeroju Bhale Roju Ide Prema Idena
Enduko Teliyani Ennadu Anukoni Ee Sambaraalemiti
Evaraalakinturu Naamora Enaleni Vedana
Kilaa Kilaa Navvulaa Kurisene Vennelaa
O Taraka (with Ghantasala)
Meow Meow
C. R. Subburaman, Assistants:
M. S. Viswanathan &
T. K. Ramamoorthy
Bharani Pictures
1953 Chandirani Hindi Champa & Chandi Dilip Kumar C. R. Subburaman, Assistants:
M. S. Viswanathan &
T. K. Ramamoorthy
Bharani Pictures
1954 Aggi Ramudu Telugu Saradha N. T. Rama Rao S. M. Subbaiah Naidu Pakshiraja Studios
1954 Malaikkallan Tamil Poonkothai M. G. Ramachandran Unnai Azhaithathu Yaaro
Pengale Ulangalile
Nalla Sagunam Nokki
Naane Inba Roja
Naalai
S. M. Subbaiah Naidu Pakshiraja Studios
1954 Chakrapani Telugu Malati A. Nageswara Rao Pakkala Nilabadi Kolichemu
Uyyala Jampalaloogaravaya
O Malathi Lata
Mella Mellaga
P. Bhanumathi Bharani Pictures
1955 Vipranarayana Telugu Devadevi A. Nageswara Rao Anuraagalu Dhooramu (with A. M. Rajah)
Endhukoyi Thotamali
Evvade Athadevvade
Madhura Madhuramee (with A. M. Rajah)
Nanu Vidanaadakura
Raa Raa Naa Swamy
Ranga Rangayani
Saavirahe Thava Dheena
Thillana
Yela Naapai Dhaya Choopavu
Slokams
S. Rajeswara Rao Bharani Pictures
1955 Vipranarayana Tamil Devadevi A. Nageswara Rao Malaril Madhuvellaam (with A. M. Rajah)
Ini Aagatha Sogam (with A. M. Rajah)
Naayagane Jaya Geeta Radha
S. Rajeswara Rao Bharani Pictures
1955 Kalvanin Kadhali Tamil Kalyani Sivaji Ganesan Manadhil Urudhi Vendum (with T. M. Soundararajan)
Nallathor Veenai Seidhe
Alli Malar Solai Inba Valli Ival Thaane
Veyilukketha Nizhalundu (with Ghantasala)
G. Govindarajulu Naidu &
Ghantasala
Revathi Productions
1956 Alibabavum Narpadhu Thirudargalum Tamil Marjina M. G. Ramachandran Maasila Unmai Kaadhale (with A. M. Rajah)
Azhagaana Ponnu Naan
Unnaivida Maatten
Anbinaale Aalavandha
En Aattamellaam
S. Dakshinamurthy Modern Theatres
1956 Alibaba 40 Dongalu Telugu Marjina M. G. Ramachandran S. Dakshinamurthy Modern Theatres
1956 Chintamani Telugu Chintamani
1956 Madurai Veeran Tamil Princess Bommi M. G. Ramachandran Avarkkum Enakkum G. Ramanathan Krishna Pictures
1956 Rangoon Radha Tamil Rangam Sivaji Ganesan Thalai Vaari Poochoodi Unnai
Kaatril Aadum Mullaikkodiye
Thamizhe Thene Kanne Thaalelo
Kaiyil Pirambedutthu (with N. S. Krishnan)
T. R. Papa Mekala Pictures
1956 Tenali Ramakrishna Telugu Rangasaani N. T. Rama Rao &
A. Nageswara Rao
Kannulu Ninde Kannela Vinna Mannanaleera Raja
Teerani Naa Korikale Teerenu Ee Roju
Viswanathan Ramamoorthy Vikram Productions
1956 Tenali Raman Tamil Krishnasani N. T. Rama Rao &
Sivaji Ganesan
Kangalil Adidum Penmaiyin Nadagam
Kannamirandum Minnidum Annam
Pirandha Nal Mannan Pirandha Nal
Vinnulagil Minni Varum Tharagaiye Po Po
Viswanathan Ramamoorthy Vikram Productions
1956 Sadhaaram Tamil Sadharam Gemini Ganesan &
K. R. Ramaswamy
Ponggi Varum Pudhu Nilave (with T. M. Soundararajan)
Enggum Oli Veesudhe Ennai Thedi(with A. P. Komala & A. G. Rathnamala)
Thaaye Ezhai Mugam
G. Ramanathan Kasturi Films
1956 Thaaikkuppin Thaaram Tamil Sivakami M. G. Ramachandran Aaha Nam Aaasai Niraiveruma(with T. M. Soundararajan)
Asaindhaadum Thendrale
En Kaadhal Inbam (with A. M. Rajah)
K. V. Mahadevan Devar Films
1956 Rambaiyin Kaadhal Tamil Ramba K. A. Thangavelu Kannaala Vaazhvile Kaadhal Poithaana
Kannaala Vaazhvile Kaadhal Poithaana (with P. Suseela)
* Aadavaareer Indre Aadavaareer
T. R. Papa Kalpana Pictures
1957 Makkalai Petra Magarasi Tamil Rangamma Sivaji Ganesan Sonna Pechcha Ketkanum
Vandhadhu Yaar Endru Theriyuma
Poravale Poravale (with T. M. Soundararajan)
K. V. Mahadevan Sri Lakshmi Pictures
1957 Manamagan Thevai Tamil Banumathi Sivaji Ganesan Nenjinile Pugundhu
Yengo Kulukku Thalukku Thevalaiya
Velavare Ummai Thedi
Vennila Jothiyai Veesuthe (with Ghantasala &
Pithapuram Nageswara Rao)
Naanthaan Un Kaadhalan (with Seerkazhi Govindarajan)
Krishna Nee Begane Vaarai
G. Ramanathan Bharani Pictures
1957 Varudu Kavali Telugu Banumathi K. Jaggaiah Andachandaala O Taarakaa (with Ghantasala &
Pithapuram Nageswara Rao)
G. Ramanathan Bharani Pictures
1957 Rani Lalithangi Tamil Lalithangi Sivaji Ganesan Inbam Perinbam
Madhunilai Maaradha Manadhodu
Ennai Ariyaamal Thulludhu Manam
G. Ramanathan TNR Productions
1957 Ambikapathy Tamil Princess Amaravati Sivaji Ganesan Kannile Iruppathenna Kanni
Maasila Nilave Nam (with T. M. Soundararajan)
Vaadaa Malare (with T. M. Soundararajan)
G. Ramanathan ALS Productions
1957 Nala Dhamayanthi Telugu Dhamayanthi Kemparaj Urs * B. Gopalam Kemparaj Productions
1957 Sarangadhara Telugu Chitrangi Devi N. T. Rama Rao Adugadugo Alladugo
Manasemo Maatalo Dinusemo
Raja Naaraja
Allana Gaadhiraajasutudarmili(with Ghantasala)
G. Ramanathan Minerva Pictures
1958 Sarangadhara Tamil Chitrangi Devi Sivaji Ganesan Arpudha Kaatchi Ondru Kanden
Kannaal Nalla Paaru (with
A. P. Komala & K. Rani)
Vandhiduvaar Avar En Manam Pole
G. Ramanathan Minerva Pictures
1958 Nadodi Mannan Tamil Madhana M. G. Ramachandran Sammadhamaa Naan Ungal
Summaakkidandha Nilathai Koththi(with T. M. Soundararajan)
S. M. Subbaiah Naidu Emgeeyar Pictures
1959 Manimekalai Tamil Manimekalai T. R. Mahalingam Kangalin Vennilave (with
T. R. Mahalingam)
* Inbam Inbam Inbam Indha Ulaginile
* Ulagame Oru Sirachchaalai
* Aadhaaram Unnai Allaaal
G. Ramanathan Shekhar Art Film Enterprise
1959 Nala Dhamayanthi Tamil Dhamayanthi Kemparaj Urs Sarasam Seiyadhe Maname
Jai Bavani Dhayaarpari
Nan kanda Koyil Endha
B. Gopalam Kemparaj Productions
1960 Raja Bakthi Tamil Madharasai Sivaji Ganesan, Vyjayanthimala None G. Govindarajulu Naidu Revathi Productions
1960 Raja Desingu Tamil Ranibhai M. G. Ramachandran Sarasaraani Kalyani (with C. S. Jayaraman)
Iyalodu Isai Pole (with C. S. Jayaraman)
G. Ramanathan Krishna Pictures
1961 Batasari Telugu Madhavi A. Nageswara Rao Kanulakudoche Chetikandani Endamavulunnai (with Jikki)
Lokamerugani Baala Deeni Pokada Chitramu Chaala
O Batasari Nanu Maruvakoyi
Kanera Kamandhulai Manera Unmadulai
Master Venu Bharani Pictures
1961 Kaanal Neer Tamil Madhavi A. Nageswara Rao Kannil Therindhum Kaikku Varaatha (with Jikki)
Ulagam Theriyaa Payire
Anbaana Enname Paavama
Vazhi Thedi Vandhaai
Master Venu Bharani Pictures
1962 Annai Tamil Savithri S. V. Ranga Rao Annai Embadhu Neethaana
Poovaagi Kaayaagi
R. Sudharsanam AVM Productions
1963 Kalai Arasi Tamil Vani & Valli M. G. Ramachandran Singara Vaa Vaa
Kalaiye Un Ezhil Meni (with Seerkazhi Govindarajan)
Aasai Vaikkiara Idam (with Jikki)
Ninaikkum Podhu Nenjum Kannum
K. V. Mahadevan Sarodi Brothers
1963 Anuragam Sannajaji Teeveloi Sampenga Poovuloi Pendyala Nageswara Rao
1963 Arivaali Tamil Manorama Sivaji Ganesan Koovatha Inbakkuyil
Venkata Ramana
En Kobam Pollathadhu (with T. M. Soundararajan)
S. V. Venkatraman A. T. K. Productions
1963 Penchina Prema Telugu Savithri S. V. Ranga Rao Annai Embadhu Neethaana
Poovaagi Kaayaagi
R. Sudharsanam AVM Productions
1963 Kaanchi Thalaivan Tamil Chola Kumari M. G. Ramachandran Mayangatha Manamyaavum Mayangum K. V. Mahadevan Mekala Pictures
1964 Bobbili Yudham Telugu Mallamma N. T. Rama Rao Srikara Karunalavala Venugopala
Ooyalalooginadoyi
S. Rajeswara Rao Republic Productions
1964 Vivaha Bandham Telugu Bharati N. T. Rama Rao Vinnava Vinnava Manasulona Dagivunna Madhurageeti
* “”Neetilona Ningilona (with P. B. Srinivas)
Nagumomu Ganaleni
Alumagalu Vidipoyenanthane
* “”Neetilona Ningilona
 (pathos) (with P. B. Srinivas)
M. B. Sreenivasan & P. Bhanumathi Navayuga Films
1965 Antastulu Telugu Rani A. Nageswara Rao Dulapara Bulloda Dummu Dulapara Bulloda
Vinara Vissanna Ne Vedam Cheputa Vinaranna
K. V. Mahadevan Jagapathi Art Productions
1965 Thodu Needa Telugu Lakshmi N. T. Rama Rao Enno Ratrulu Vastayi Kaani Idiye Toli Reyi
When I was just a little girl — I asked my mother what will I be
K. V. Mahadevan Vijayabhatt Movies
1966 Palnati Yuddham Telugu Nagamma N. T. Rama Rao Jaya Sambho S. Rajeswara Rao Sri Anuroopa Films
1967 Grihalakshmi Telugu Laxmi Laali Laali Gopala Bala Laali Laali
Melukovayya Kaveti Ranga Sriranga
1967 Pattathu Rani Tamil Gemini Ganesan Munnale Oru Ponnu
Sitthan Pokku Sivan Pooku
T. K. Ramamoorthy
1967 Nai Roshni Hindi Padma Kumar Ashok Kumar None Ravi Vasu Films
1967 Punyavathi Telugu Padmavathi S. V. Ranga Rao None Ghantasala Vasu Films
1968 Poovum Pottum Tamil Padmavathi S. V. Ranga Rao None R. Govardhanam Vasu Films
1971 Mattilo Manikyam Telugu Lalitha Chalam Saranam Nee Divya Charanam Satyam
1972 Anta Mana Manchike Telugu Savitri
1973 Kattila Thottila Tamil Dr. Meenakshi Gemini Ganesan V. Kumar Arul Films
1973 Vichitra Vivaham Telugu Ammayilu Abbayilu Naa Matalo Nijam Vintara Meeru
1974 Ammayi Pelli Telugu Dr. Meenakshi N. T. Rama Rao Vandanamu Raghunandana
Naa Kanula Mundara Nuvvunte
Ee Jeevitam Intenaa
Radhika Krishna
P. Bhanumathi & Satyam Bharani Pictures
1974 Tatamma Kala Telugu Ravamma N. T. Rama Rao Evaranukunnaru
Ayyalali Muddulayyalali
Korameesam Kurroda (with Ghantasala)
S. Rajeswara Rao Ramakrishna Cine Studios
1974 Pathu Madha Bandham Tamil S. A. Asokan,B. Sarojadevi, Nirmala, A.V.M Rajan , Muthuraman,R avichandran Shankar-Ganesh Sri Navaneetha Films
1975 Ippadiyum Oru Penn Tamil Sivakumar, Devika Sarigamapa Paattu Paadunga
Agapatta Varayil (with Manorama)
P. Bhanumathi Bharani Pictures
1977 Manavadi Kosam Telugu
1984 Bhakta Dhruva Markandeya Tamil
1984 Mangamma Gari Manavadu Telugu Mangamma Nandamuri Balakrishna, Suhasini Sree Suryanarayana Meluko (with Vani Jayaram) K. V. Mahadevan Bhargav Art Productions
1986 Muddula Manavaraalu Telugu
1986 Kannukku Mai Ezhuthu Tamil Sujatha, Sarath Babu Vaadaa Malliye Naan Sooda Mullaiye[17] Ilaiyaraaja Blue Moon Movies
1987 Attagaru Zindabad Telugu Rajeshwari Kalyan Chakravarthy Nandamuri Bharani Pictures
1988 Attagaru Swagatham Telugu
1990 Bamma Maata Bangaru Baata Telugu Rajyalakshmamma Rajendra Prasad, Gautami Dilli Ki Raja Aina Bamma Maata Bangaru Baata
Maa Palle Gopaluda (with S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & P. Suseela
Chandrabose AVM Productions
1992 Peddarikam Telugu Adusumilli Basavapunnamma Jagapati Babu, Sukanya None Raj-Koti Sri Surya Movies
1992 Perivayar Tamil Jagapati Babu, Sukanya None Raj-Koti Sri Surya Movies
1992 Samrat Ashok Telugu
1992 Chembaruthi Tamil Bhuvaneswari Prashanth, Roja Sembaruthi Poovu (with S. Janaki& Mano) Ilaiyaraaja Motherland Movies
1992 Chamanthi Telugu Bhuvaneswari Prashanth, Roja Ilaiyaraaja Motherland Movies
1998 Pelli Kanuka Telugu Savithramma Jagapati Babu * Bangaru Bommaki (with S. P. Balasubrahmanyam) M. M. Keeravani N. V. S. Creations

Playback singer

Bhanumati gave her voice for herself and many actors to sing many songs.[18]

Year Film Songs
1939 Vara Vikrayam
1941 Dharma Patni Anuraagam Leka Anandamunda
Nilu Niluma Neelavarnaa
1943 Krishna Prema
1945 Swarga Seema Oho Ho PavuramaOho Tapodhana
1949 Laila Majnu Preme Neramouna Maapai Ee Pagela
1951 Malliswari Manasuna Mallera Maalaloogene
Parugulu Teeyali O Gittalu Urakalu Veyali (with Ghantasala)
Pilachina Biguvatara Auraura
Eda Thanunnado Baava (with Ghantasala)
1952 Prema Divya Premaku Satiaune (with Ghantasala)
1953 Chandirani Eeroju Bhale Roju Ide Prema Idena
Enduko Teliyani Ennadu Anukoni Ee Sambaraalemiti
Evaraalakinturu Naamora Enaleni Vedana
Kilaa Kilaa Navvulaa Kurisene Vennelaa
O Taraka (with Ghantasala)
1954 Chakrapani Pakkala Nilabadi Kolichemu
Uyyala Jampalaloogaravaya
O Malathi Lata
Mella Mellaga
1954 Vipra Narayana Raa Raa Naa Swamy
1956 Chintamani
1956 Tenali Ramakrishna Kannulu Ninde Kannela Vinna Mannanaleera Raja
Teerani Naa Korikale Teerenu Ee Roju
1961 Batasari Oh Baatasaari Nanu Maruvakoyi
1963 Anuragam Sannajaji Teeveloi Sampenga Poovuloi
1964 Bobbili Yuddham Srikara Karunalavala Venugopala
1964 Vivaha Bandham Vinnava Vinnava Manasulona Dagivunna Madhurageeti
1965 Antastulu Dulapara Bulloda Dummu Dulapara Bulloda
Vinara Vissanna Ne Vedam Cheputa Vinaranna
1965 Todu Needa Enno Ratrulu Vastayi Kaani Idiye Toli Reyi
When I was just a little girl — I asked my mother what will I be
1967 Grihalakshmi Laali Laali Gopala Bala Laali Laali
Melukovayya Kaveti Ranga Sriranga
1971 Mattilo Manikyam Saranam Nee Divya Charanam
1973 Vichitra Vivaham Ammayilu Abbayilu Naa Matalo Nijam Vintara Meeru
1974 Ammayi Pelli Vandanamu Raghunandana Sethu Bandhana Bhakta Chandana
1984 Mangamma Gari Manavadu Sree Suryanarayana Meluko (with Vani Jayaram)
1986 Muddula Manavaralu
1986 Kannukku Mai Ezhuthu Vaadaa Malliye Naan Sooda Mullaiye[17]
1990 Bamma Maata Bangaru Baata Dilli Ki Raja Aina Bamma Maata Bangaru Baata
1998 Pelli Kanuka

Producer

  • Ratnamala
  • Prema
  • Chakrapani (1954)
  • Laila Majnu
  • Batasari
  • Vipra Narayana

Music director

  • Chakrapani (1954)
  • Ippadiyum Oru Penn (1975)

Supervisor of music direction

  • Vichitra Vivaham (1973)

What do you think?

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