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Original Name : Kommareddy Savitri
Born : December 6, 1935
Died : December 26, 1981
Nick Names : Maha Nati,Abhinetri
Father Name Nissankara Guruviah
Mother Name : Subhadramma
Birth Place : Chirravuru, Guntur District
Spouse : Gemini Ganesan
Sons : Sathish kumar
Daughter: Vijaya Chamundeswari

Pilmography
      Savitri was born in a Telugu speaking Kapu caste to couple Nissankara Guruviah and Subhadhramma in Chirravuru (near Tenali) in Guntur, Madras Presidency, now part of Andhra Pradesh. Her father died when she was 6 months old. Later, her family moved to Chirravuru. She studied in Kasturbhai High School. Her maternal uncle was the driving force for Savitri's Career. She learned music and Indian classical dance from Sistla Purnayya Sasthri, starting from the age of 8 (1941). She performed stage shows as a child. She acted in 318 films in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi languages, with between ten and fifteen movies being released per year.
First Movie :
Samsaram
Awards
Rashtrapati Award
  • Rashtrapati Award for best acting "Chivaraku Migiledi"(1960)
State Awards
  • Kalaimamani from the Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Nata Siromani by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Other Awards
  • Maha Nati from Yuvathi Mandali of Andhra Pradesh
  • Nadigayar Thilakam from Tamil Film Industry
Savitri Telugu Movies List
S.No.
Movie
Release Date
Co-stars
Director
1 Samsaram 29-12-1950 NTR, ANR, Lakshmirajyam L.V. Prasad 
2 Patala Bhairavi 15-03-1951 NTR,SVR,Malathi,Relangi,Pushpakumari K.V. Reddy 
3 Rupavathi 17-05-1951 G.S.Swamy, S.Bala Saraswathi, Shivaram K.Prabhakara Rao
4 Aadarsham 1952 Jaggaiah Hanumappa Vishwanath Babu 
5 Palleturu 16-10-1952 NTR, SVR, Ramana Reddy  T. Prakasha Rao 
6 Priyuralu 1952 Jaggaiah, Krishna Kumari T.Gopichand 
7 Shanti 15-02-52 Ramachandra Kashyapa Vedantam Raghavaiah 
8 Pelli Chesi Choodu 29-02-1952 NTR, G.Varalakshmi, Jogarao, L.V. Prasad 
9 Sankranti 10-10-1952 Shantakumari, Sriranjani C.Pullaiah
10 Kodarikam 1953 Kashyapa Ramachandra,Suryakantham K.Ramachandra Rao
11 Pratigna 01-01-1953 Kantarao, Rajanala Y.R.Swamy
12 Brathuku Teruvu 02-02-1953 ANR, SVR P.S.Ramakrishna Rao
13 Devadasu 26-06-1953 ANR, SVR Vedantam Raghavaiah 
14 Paropakaram 25-09-1953 R.Nageshwara Rao, CSR Kamal Ghosh
15 Pempudu Koduku 11-11-1953 Shivaji Ganeshan, Mohan L.V. Prasad 
16 Menarikam 1954 Ch.Narayana Rao, G.Varalakshmi Jampana
17 Chandraharam 06-01-1954 NTR, Sriranjani K.Kameshwara Rao
18 Jyothi 30-04-1954 Ramachandra Kashyapa Sridhar-K.B.Tilak
19 Parivartana 01-09-1954 NTR, ANR T.Prakasha Rao
20 Missamma 12-01-1955 NTR, ANR, SVR, Relangi L.V. Prasad 
21 Ardhangi 26-01-1955 ANR, Gummadi P.Pullaiah
22 Santhanam 07-08-1955 ANR, Sriranjani, C.V.Ranganatha Dasu
23 Kanyashulkam 26-08-1955 NTR, Janaki, CSR P.Pullaiah
24 Vadina 09-09-1955 B.R.Panthulu, Addala Narayana Rao M.V.Raman
25 Donga Ramudu 01-10-1955 ANR, Jaggaiah, Jamuna K.V. Reddy 
26 Amaradeepam 01-01-1956 Shivaji Ganeshan, Padmini T.Prakasha Rao
27 Bhale Ramudu  06-04-1956 ANR, CSR Vedantam Raghavaiah 
28 Charana Daasi 20-12-1956 NTR, ANR, Anjali T. Prakash Rao 
29 Todi Kodallu 11-01-1957 ANR, SVR Adurthi Subba Rao 
30 Maya Bazaar 27-03-1957 ANR, NTR, SVR, Gummadi, Sandhya K.V. Reddy 
31 Bhale Ammailu 06-08-1957 NTR Vedantam Raghavaiah 
32 M.L.A. 19-09-1957 Jaggaiah, Gummadi K.B. Tilak
33 Kutumba Gauravam 07-11-1957 NTR, Jamuna, Kannamba B.S. Ranga
34 Mangalya Balam 01-01-1958 ANR, SVR, Relangi Adurthi Subba Rao 
35 Karthava Rayani Katha 18-10-1958 NTR, Kannamba T.R.Ramana
36 Intiguttu 31-10-1958 NTR, Gummadi Vedantam Raghavaiah 
37 Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu 14-01-1959 NTR, Jaggaiah, Jamuna, CSR L.V. Prasad 
38 Bhagya Devata 23-10-1959 Jaggaiah Tapi Chanakya
39 Banda Ramudu 06-11-1959 NTR P.Pullaiah
40 Chivaraku Migiledi 1960 Kantarao,Balaiah,Prabhakara Reddy G.Ramineedu
41 Kumkuma Rekha 1960 Jaggaiah Tapi Chanakya
42 Nammina Bantu  07-01-1960 ANR, SVR Adurthi Subba Rao 
43 Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam 09-01-1960 NTR, S.Varalakshmi, Shantakumari P.Pullaiah
44 Shantinivasam 14-01-1960 ANR,Krishnakumari,Gummadi,Devika C.S.Rao
45 Vimala 11-08-1960 NTR Sriramulu Naidu
46 Abhimanam 26-08-1960 ANR, Kannamba C.S.Rao
47 Mamaku Tagga Alludu 09-12-1960 SVR,Shobhanbabu,Relangi Vedantam Raghavaiah 
48 Deepavali 22-12-1960 NTR, SVR, Krishnakumari S.Rajanikanth
49 Maa Babu 22-12-1960 ANR T.Prakasha Rao
50 Velugu Needalu 06-01-1961 ANR, SVR, Jaggaiah Adurthi Subba Rao 
51 Kalasivunte Kaladu Sukham 08-09-1961 NTR, SVR Tapi Chanakya
52 Aaradhana 16-02-1962 ANR, Girija V.Madhusudhana Rao
53 Manchi Manasulu 11-04-1962 ANR, SVR, S.Janaki Adurthi Subba Rao 
54 Siri Sampadalu 19-09-1962 ANR, Gummadi P.Pullaiah
55 Raktha Sambandham 01-11-1962 Kantarao, NTR, Devika V.Madhusudhana Rao
56 Aathma Bandhuvu 14-12-1962 NTR, Kannamba P.S.Ramakrishna Rao
57 Thobuttuvulu 1963 Jaggaiah, Jamuna Ranganath Das
58 Chaduvukunna Ammayilu 10-04-1963 ANR, Krishnakumari Adurthi Subba Rao 
59 Narthanasala 11-10-1963 NTR, SVR, Gummadi, K.Kameshwara Rao
60 Poojaphalam 01-01-1964 ANR, Jaggaiah B.N.Reddy
61 Karna 14-01-1964 Shivaji Ganeshan, NTR B.R.Pantulu
62 Mooga Manasulu 30-01-1964 ANR, Padmanabham, Gummadi Adurthi Subba Rao 
63 Doctor Chakravarthy 10-07-1964 ANR, Jaggaiah, S.Janaki Adurthi Subba Rao 
64 Sumangali 01-01-1965 ANR, Jaggaiah Adurthi Subba Rao 
65 Nadee Aada Janme 07-01-1965 NTR,SVR A.C.Trilokchandar
66 Pandava Vanavasam 14-01-1965 NTR, SVR K.Kameshwara Rao
67 Devatha 24-07-1965 NTR, Padmanabham K.Hemambaradhara Rao
68 Manushulu-Mamathalu 03-09-1965 ANR, Jaggaiah K.Pratyagatma
69 Monagallaku Monagadu 1966 S.V.R, Krishnakumari S.D.Lal
70 Sri Krishna Pandaveeyam 13-01-1966 NTR, SVR, K.R.Vijaya N.T.Rama Rao
71 Navarathri 29-03-1966 ANR, Jaggaiah, Chalam Tatineni Rama Rao
72 Bhakta Potana 06-05-1966 Nagaiah, Gummadi G.Ramineedu
73 Manase Mandiram 06-10-1966 ANR, Jaggaiah C.V.Sridhar
74 Nirdoshi 02-03-1967 NTR, Anjali Dada Mirasi
75 Kanchukota 22-03-1967 NTR, Vanisri C.S.Rao
76 Ummadi Kutumbam 20-04-1967 NTR, Vanisri D.Yoganand
77 Prana Mithrulu 05-05-1967 ANR, Jaggaiah P.Pullaiah
78 Jeevithalu 1968 P.S.Murthy
79 Moogajeevulu 1968 G.Varalakshmi G.Varalakshmi
80 Talli Prema 08-03-1968 NTR, Srikanth
81 Chinnari Papalu 14-08-1968 Jaggaiah, Jamuna Savitri
82 Bandhavyalu 15-08-1968 SVR, Dhulipala S.V.Ranga Rao
83 Chiranjeevi 1969 Chalam Savitri
84 Varakatnam 09-01-1969 NTR, Krishnakumari NTR
85 Vichitra Kutumbam 28-05-1969 NTR, Krishna, Shobhanbabu K.S.Prakasha Rao
86 Matrudevatha 07-11-1969 NTR, Shobhanbabu, Chadrakala Savitri
87 Maro Prapancham 10-04-1970 ANR Adurthi Subba Rao 
88 Pethandaarlu 30-04-1970 NTR, Shobhanbabu,  Vijayanirmala C.S.Rao
89 Thalli Thandrulu 15-07-1970 Jaggaiah, Relangi, Shobhanbabu K.Baburao
90 Kodalu Diddina Kapuram 21-10-1970 NTR, Vanisri D.Yoganand
91 Suputhrudu 29-01-1971 ANR, Lakshmi Tatineni Rama Rao
92 Nindu Dampathulu 04-02-1971 NTR K.Vishwanath
93 Vintha Samsaram 14-04-1971 Jaggaiah Savitri
94 Vichithra Dampathyam 16-04-1971 Gummadi,Shobhan,Vijayanirmala P.Chandrashekhara Reddy
95 Talli  Kootullu 05-11-1971 Jaggaiah, Shobhan,Kanchna G.Ramineedu
96 Amma Mata 25-02-1972 Shobhan, Chandrakala Bapu
97 Kanna Thalli 26-08-1972 Chandrakala T.Madhava Rao
98 Sabhash Papanna 18-09-1972 Shahid Lal
99 Sabhash Bebi 21-09-1972 N.Prasad
100 Errakota Veerudu 1973 NTR, Saroja Parthasarathi
101 Poolmala 1973 Krishnamraju, Chandrakala Vasantha Kumar Reddy
102 Deshoddarakulu 29-03-1973 NTR, Vanisri, Nagabhushanam C.S.Rao
103 Ramarajyam 04-04-1973 Jaggaiah, SVR, Gummadi K.Baburao
104 Puttinillu Mettinillu 12-07-1973 Shobhan, Lakshmi Pattu
105 Jyothi Lakshmi 07-12-1973 K.S.Rami Reddy
106 Anaganaga Oka Thandri 1974 Krishnamraju C.S.Rao
107 Mugguru Ammailu 1974 Chandramohan, Chandrika K.Pratyagatma
108 Jeevitha Rangamu 1974 Gummadi, Savitri,Pramila,Jayasudha P.D.Prasad
109 Bandhalu Anubandhalu 1974 C.S.Rao
110 Gali Patalu 1974 Jaggaiah, Gummadi, SVR T.Prakasha Rao
111 Uttama Illalu 18-04-1974 Anjali, Krishna,Chandrakala P.Sambashiva Rao
112 Thulasi  24-05-1974 Krishnamraju, Bharathi Baburao
113 Manushulu Mattibommalu 31-05-1974 Krishna, Jamuna B.Bhaskar
114 Adambaralu Anubandhalu 09-08-1974 Krishna, Sharada C.S.Rao
115 Maa Inti Devudu 1975 K.Haribabu, Vijayalalitha V.Prasad
116 Vaikuntapaali 1975
117 Cinema Vaibhavam 1975
118 Kavitha 1975 Jaggaiah, Vijaya Nirmala Vijaya Nirmala
119 Pellikanitandri 1975 Jaggaiah,Padmanabham Padmanabham
120 Pooja 28-05-1975 Ramakrishna, Vanisri, Manjula Murugan-Kumaran
121 Chikati Velugulu 11-07-1975 Krishna, Vanisri K.S.Prakasha Rao
122 Theerpu 01-10-1975 NTR U.Visheshwara Rao
123 Bharatamlo Oka Ammayi 02-10-1975 Murali Mohan,Roja Ramani Dasari Narayana Rao
124 Santhanam-Sowbhagyam 24-10-1975 Krishna, Vijayanirmala D.S.Prakasha Rao
125 Aaradhana 12-03-1976 NTR, Vanisri B.V.Prasad
126 Chillara Devullu 1977 Vinaykumar,Umabharathi T.Madhava Rao
127 Rambha Urvashi Menaka 1977 Muralimohan,Narasimharaju P.Sambashiva Rao
128 Panchayathi 02-09-1977 Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala Vijaya Nirmala
129 Amara Prema 1978 Kamal Hasan Tatineni Rama Rao
130 Allari Pillalu 1978 Ramakrishna, Jayachitra C.S.Rao
131 Prema-Paga 1978 Satyanarayana,Muralimohan,Latha B.V.Prasad
132 Rowdy Rangamma 1978 Vijaya Nirmala,Chandramohan Vijaya Nirmala
133 Devadasu Malli Puttadu 23-03-1978 ANR, Vanisri, Jayapradha Dasari Narayana Rao
134 Mugguru Muggure 27-05-1978 Krishna,Jayachitra S.D.Lal
135 Jaganmohini 18-07-1978 Narasimharaju B.Vittalacharya
136 Naa Illu-Naa Vaallu 1979 Sridhar, Muralimohan Rajachandra
137 Punaadiraallu 21-06-1979 Narasimharaju,Kavitha,Chiranjeevi Rajkumar
138 Rangun Rowdy 28-09-1979 Krishnamraju, Jayapradha Dasari Narayana Rao
139 Gorintaku 19-10-1979 J.V.Ramanamoorthy, Shobhan,Sujata Dasari Narayana Rao
140 Circus Ramudu 01-03-1980 NTR, Jayapradha Dasari Narayana Rao
141 Ramayanamlo Pidakala Veta 1980 Muralimohan Rajachandra
142 Sujatha 29-05-1980 Sujatha, Muralimohan D.Nageshwara Rao
143 Prema Tarangaalu 24-09-1980 Krishnamraju,Jayasudha,Chiranjeevi S.P.Chitti Babu
144 Pulibidda 1981 Krishnamraju,Sridevi V.Madhusudhana Rao
145 Devudu Mamayya 14-01-1981 Jaggaiah,Shobhan,Vanisri K.Vasu
146 Andarikantemonagadu 25-04-1985 Krishna, Jayasudha T.Krishna

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