Veteran Actress Jamuna No More

Veteran actress Janmuna, who was seen alongside NTR and ANR in numerous films, passed away on Friday, at her house in Hyderabad.

By Xappie Desk, January 27, 2023 10:04 IST

Along with Mahanati Savitri, the golden age of Tollywood had Jamuna working as a leading lady. She was seen alongside legendary actors like NT Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao, and also with SV Ranga Rao and the many legendary actors that worked at the time. The actress was the go to, and was highly famous for her bold and stubborn roles, through which she had gained immense fame. The actress passed away this morning, at her house in Hyderabad, after being ill for a long time.
Jamuna was born in 1936 and made her Tollywood debut in 1952 with Puttillu. Jamuna then went on to appear in multiple films and acted in several films along Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi. She was very famous for playing the role of Satyabhama opposite NTR's very famous Krishna.
Jamuna also acted alongside Superstar Krishna, who passed away a few months ago. The actress has been a reminder of the glorious olden days for the Telugu film fraternity until now, and her loss is surely something that needs to be marked significantly and mourned.
Interestingly, Jamuna and Savitri also shared a very good friendship of the screen, which was made clear by Jamuna several times. Jamuna and Savitri were seen together in multiple films. Their most famous film together is Gundamma Katha. Gundamma Katha remains a classic to date. The film features all the greats of Tollywood, including NTR, ANR, SVR, Suryakantham, Savitri and Jamuna. This film is widely watched even today, by all generations.

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