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Santha Kumari (Vellala Subbamma) was born on 17 May, 1920 in Proddatur, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India, is an Actress. Discover Santha Kumari's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 86 years old?

Popular As Vellala Subbamma
Occupation N/A
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 17 May 1920
Birthday 17 May
Birthplace Proddatur, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date of death 16 January 2006 (aged 85)
Died Place N/A
Nationality India

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Her husband is P. Pullayya

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Santha Kumari Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Santha Kumari worth at the age of 86 years old? Santha Kumari’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from India. We have estimated Santha Kumari's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Actress

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For her contributions to Telugu Cinema, Santha Kumari was awarded the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award in 1998.


The couple used the name of PadmaSree Pictures, named after their daughter Padma, for some of their movies and had success with films such as Jayabheri (1959), Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam (1960), and Preminchi Choodu (1965). Santhakumari acted in most of the movies that were made by her husband, including Shavukaru (1950), Ardhangi (1955), Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam (1960), Santhi Nivasam (1960), and Ramudu Bheemudu (1964).


In 1947, the couple started the Ragini Pictures banner with Bheemavarapu Narasimha Rao and Bhakta Jana. They made 22 films on both PadmaSree and Ragini banners put together.


P. V. Das, producer and director of Mayabazaar (also known as Sasirekhaa Parinayam) was scouting for a young girl to play Sasirekha. He saw Subbamma at a music concert. At the time, she was teaching music at Vidyodaya School, Madras. Das liked her mellifluous voice and innocence, essential qualities to portray Sasirekha's character. Her parents were against her joining films. They wanted to see her as classical singer. Subbamma was adamant and resorted to hunger strike. On the fourth day they relented. Das changed her name as Santhakumari. The film released in 1936.


Santha Kumari (born Vellaala Subbamma; 17 May 1920 – 16 January 2006) was an Indian musical artist and actress. She was married to the Telugu film director and producer P. Pullayya.