Original birth name: T. Kanakam
Also known as: actress Kanakam
Date of Birth: January 16th, 1927
Place of Birth: Kharagpur, India
Trade mark: her acting
Category: actress and singer
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: 52 kilos
Got popular: she sung folk songs from her childhood
Debut film: Gruhapravesham-1946
Top Movies: Gunasundari Katha, Keelu Gurram, letha manasulu
Awards- won Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao Theatre Art award in 2004
Education: discontinued from 4th class school education
Favorites: loves to cook
Actress Kanakam is a well known actress of the Telugu cinema industry. She was a singer in the years 1940-1960’s and then was seen as an actress and character artists in some big bannered top films. Actress Kanakam used to sing folk songs on all Indian radio, since her childhood. The actress impressed some stage artist’s producers and was featured in stage shows such as Chintamani, Srirama. She was well encouraged by the Telugu cinema producers and so attained stardom.
Actress Kanakam was fond of singing and so she was seen in the films such as “Cheyi Cheyi Kalupukora’ which was from Raksharekha and Bhale Dongalu in the movie ‘Shavukaru’.
Her performance in the films such as Gunasundari katha, Keelu Guram and Patala Bhairavi are excellent.