Ramya Krishna

Occupation:
Actress, Supporting Cast
Awards:
# Filmfare Best Actress Award - Padayappa 1999, # Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actress - Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam 2009, # Nandi Award Best Supporting Actress - Raju Maharaju 2009, # Sun TV Family Awards 2009 Best Actress Special Award - Thanggam
Ramya Krishna
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Date of Birth:: September 15, 1967(Age-43)
Place of Birth:: Atreyapuram, East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh

Family and Relations

Spouse: Krishna Vamsi
Son(s): Ritwik
Uncle: Ch Ramaswamy (comedian, actor, and outspoken)

Mini Biography
Early life and background:

Ramya had initial training in Bharathanatyam and Kuchipudi dance forms, and had given many stage performances.Ramya started her acting career at the age of 13 and has an actingcareer spanning over 19 years. She first played the lead role in Vellai Manasu in Tamil opposite Y.G. Mahendran. She was studying in 8th standard when she acted in her first film.

Career:
Ramyakrishna's first Telugu film was Bhalae Mithrulu. Kasinadhuni Viswanath’s masterpiece Sutradharulu, released in 1987 have given first major break to Ramya as a actress. Under the direction of K.Raghavendra RaoRamyakrishna established herself as a ‘star’ in Telugu film industry.She worked with all the major heroes of yester years like Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao, Krishna, Sobhan Babu and also with the next generation of heroes like Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna Nandamuri, Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Jagapathi Babu. Though a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, she never really got a chance to explore that facet of her.
Her Tamil film Padayappa (Narasimhain Telugu) have brought her recognition and fame not only in SouthIndia but also internationally in Japan, Singapore, London and Paris.Her role in Padayappa was perhaps the best role of her career anddisproved her critics who said that she was a mere glam doll.Recentlyshe has given performance in some stage shows in New York, Dallas, SanJose, and Cincinnati along with Nagarjuna and Tabu.She bagged only one prestigious Nandi Awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Ramya have also enjoyed success in Kannada movies. In fact one ofher earliest movie roles was in the Kannada film Krishna Rukmini withVishnuvardhan. Her biggest Kannada hits include Gadibidi Ganda andMangalyam Thanthunanaena with Ravichandran and Raktha Kanneeru with Upendra.
Ramya has just started a company in the name of her son 'Ritwik'.She is now hosting the entertainment show "Zara Masti Zara Dhoom" byinterviewing film personalities. She has plans to do more of thesetypes of shows.
She also holds a rare record of acting in five languages, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. She has played such diverse roles as a glam-doll, a caring wife, a devoted mom, an arrogant vamp, and even a goddess.