Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada | Actress | Politician | Celebrity

Jaya Prada
Jaya Prada

Born - April 3, 1962 in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India

Birth Name - Lalita Rani Ravanam

Nationality - Indian

Occupation - Actress, Politician

Years active - 1974–present

Height - 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Spouse(s) - Srikanth Nahata (m: 1986-present)

Parent(s) - Krishna Rao (father)
                  Neelaveni (mother)

Political party - Telugu Desam Party (until 2004) 
                         Samajwadi Party (2004 - 2010)
                         Rashtriya Lok Dal (2014)
                         Bhartiya Janta Party (2019 - Present)

Member of Parliament - 1998-2004 (Rajya Sabha) "Telugu Desam party"
                                       May 13, 2004 - May 16, 2014 (Lok Sabha) "Samajwadi Party"

Filmography

Year

Film

Role

Language

Notes

1974

 Bhoomi Kosam

-

 Telugu

 Telugu Debut

1976

 Manmatha Leelai

 Kannagi

 Tamil

 Tamil debut

1976

 Anthuleni Katha

 Sarita

 Telugu

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu

 Won: Filmfare Special Jury Award

1976

 Seeta Kalyanam

 Seeta/Goddess Lakshmi

 Telugu

 

1976

 Mangalyaniki Maromudi

-

 Telugu

 

1976

 Shri Rajarajeshwari Vilas Coffee Club

-

 Telugu

 

1977

 Bhadrakali

 Gayathri

 Telugu

 

1977

 Adavi Ramudu

 Padma

 Telugu

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu

 Won: Filmfare Special Jury Award

1977

 Kurukshetram

 Uttara

 Telugu

 

1977

 Eenati Bandham Enatido

-

 Telugu

 

1977

 Chanakya Chandragupta

-

 Telugu

 

1977

 Yamagola

 Savithri

 Telugu

 

1977

 Sanaadi Appanna

 Basanti

 Kannada

 Kannada Debut

1977

 Eetharam Manishi

-

 Telugu

 

1977

 Jeevitha Nauka

-

 Telugu

 

1978

 Siri Siri Muvva

 Hema

 Telugu

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu

1978

 Atanikante Ghanudu

-

 Telugu

 

1978

 Agent Gopi

-

 Telugu

 

1978

 Dongala Veta

-

 Telugu

 

1978

 Rama Krishnulu

 Jaya

 Telugu

 

1978

 Devadasu Malli Puttadu

 Shanthi

 Telugu

 

1978

 Melu Kolupu

 Susheela

 Telugu

 

1978

 Rajaputra Rahasyam

 Priyadarshini

 Telugu

 

1978

 Radhakrishna

 Radha

 Telugu

 

1979

 Sargam

 Hema Pradhan

 Hindi

 Hindi Debut

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress

 

1979

 Huliya Haalina Mevu

 Poovi

 Kannada

 

1979

 Ninaithale Inikkum

 Sona

 Tamil

 Bilingual movie

1979

 Andamaina Anubhavam

 Sona

 Telugu

 Bilingual movie

1979

 Lok Parlok

 Savithri

 Hindi

 

1979

 Rangoon Rowdy

 Indu/Rajani

 Telugu

 

1979

 Kotta Alludu

-

 Telugu

 

1979

 Sri Tirupati Venkateswara Kalyanam

 Goddess Padmavati

 Telugu

 

1979

 Mande Gundelo

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Challenge Ramudu

 Aruna

 Telugu

 

1980

 Superman

 Jaya

 Telugu

 

1980

 Buchchi Babu

 Buchi

 Telugu

 

1980

 Bandodu Gundamma

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Takkar

 Ganga

 Hindi

 

1980

 Allari Bava

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Sita Ramulu

 Sita

 Telugu

 

1980

 Circus Ramudu

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Chandipriya

 Chandipriya

 Telugu

 

1980

 Chesina Baasalu

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Dharm Chakram

-

 Telugu

 

1980

 Sannaayi Appanna

-

 Telugu

 

1981

 Srivari Muchatlu

 Radha

 Telugu

 

1981

 Taxi Driver

 Rani

 Telugu

 

1981

 Rahasya Goodachari

-

 Telugu

 

1981

 47 Natkal

 Vaishali

 Tamil

 Bilingual movie

1981

 47 Rojulu

 Vaishali

 Telugu

 Bilingual movie

1981

 Ooruki Monagadu

 Rekha

 Telugu

 

1981

 Jatagadu

-

 Telugu

 

1981

 Ragile Jwala

 Vani

 Telugu

 

1981

 Agni Poolu

 Rukmini

 Telugu

 

1981

 Prema Mandiram

 Madhura Ranjani

 Telugu

 

1981

 Girija Kalyanam

 Girija

 Telugu

 

1981

 Deepaaraadhana

-

 Telugu

 

1982

 Madhura Swapnam

-

 Telugu

 

1982

 Kaamchor

 Geeta Sanghvi

 Hindi

 

1982

 Talli Kodukula Anubandham

-

 Telugu

 

1982

 Meghasandesam

 Padma

 Telugu

 

1982

 Dil-e-Nadaan

 Asha

 Hindi

 

1982

 Swayamvaram

-

 Telugu

 

1982

 Nivuru Gappina Nippu

-

 Telugu

 

1982

 Devata

 Janaki

 Telugu

 

1982

 Krishnarjunulu

-

 Telugu

 

1983

 Sagara Sangamam

 Madhavi

 Telugu

 Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu

1983

 Salangai Oli

 Madhavi

 Tamil

 

1983

 Qayamat

 Geeta

 Hindi

 

1983

 Mawaali

 Nisha Verma

 Hindi

 

1983

 Mundadugu

 Padma

 Telugu

 

1983

 Kaviratna Kalidasa

 Vidyadhare/ Shakuntala

 Kannada

 

1983

 Adavi Simhalu

 Lalita

 Telugu

 

1983

 Puli Bebbuli

 Sita

 Telugu

 

1983

 Siripuram Monagadu

-

 Telugu

 

1983

 Amarajeevi

 Lalita

 Telugu

 

1983

 Main Awara Hoon

 Bela

 Hindi

 

1983

 Praja Rajyam

-

 Telugu

 

1984

 Tohfa

 Janki

 Hindi

 

1984

 Tandava Krishnudu

 Vani

 Telugu

 

1984

 Dharm Aur Qanoon

 Shanta

 Hindi

 

1984

 Yuddham

-

 Telugu

 

1984

 Mera Faisla

 Nisha Dhawan

 Hindi

 

1984

 Sharaabi

 Meena

 Hindi

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress

1984

 Maqsad

 Rani

 Hindi

 

1984

 Naya Kadam

 Bijlee

 Hindi

 

1984

 Haisiyat

 Sita

 Hindi

 

1984

 Awaaz

 Anu

 Hindi

 

1984

 Sampoorna Premayanam

 Prema

 Telugu

 

1984

 Sangeeta Samrat

 Radha

 Telugu

 

1985

 Pataal Bhairavi

 Rajkumari Indumati Singh

 Hindi

 

1985

 Maha Sangramam

-

 Telugu

 

1985

 Surya Chandra

-

 Telugu

 

1985

 Sanjog

 Yashoda/Asha

 Hindi

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress

1985

 Hoshiyar

 Radha

 Hindi

 

1985

 Zabardast

 Mala Saigal

 Hindi

 

1985

 Iniyum Katha Thudarum

 Nimmi

 Malayalam

 Malayalam Debut

1985

 Haqeeqat

 Bharti

 Hindi

 

1985

 Mera Saathi

 Raagini

 Hindi

 

1986

 Tandra Paparayudu

 Jyothirmai

 Telugu

 

1986

 Singhasan

 Alaknanda

 Hindi

 

1986

 Simhasanam

 Alaknanda Devi

 Telugu

 

1986

 Veta

-

 Telugu

 

1986

 Aakhree Raasta

 Mary D'Costa

 Hindi

 

1986

 Swarag Se Sunder

 Laxmi Choudhary

 Hindi

 

1986

 Muddat

 Bharti

 Hindi

 

1986

 Pyaar Ke Do Pal

 Geeta

 Hindi

 

1986

 Aisa Pyaar Kahan

 Sarita

 Hindi

 

1986

 Ugra Narasimham

-

 Telugu

 

1987

 Aulad

 Yashoda

 Hindi

 

1987

 Majaal

 Sandhya

 Hindi

 

1987

 Tene Manasulu

-

 Telugu

 

1987

 Viswanatha Nayakudu

 Kalavati

 Telugu

 

1987

 Insaaf Kaun Karega

 Sitara Devi

  Hindi

 

1987

 Sindoor

 Laxmi

 Hindi

 

1988

 Mardon Wali Baat

-

 Hindi

 

1988

 Samsaram

 Padmavathi

 Telugu

 

1988

 Ganga Tere Desh Mein

 Dr.Asha

 Hindi

 

1988

 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati

 Saraswati

 Hindi

 

1988

 Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani

 Sita

 Hindi

 

1988

 Kaliyuga Karnudu

-

 Telugu

 

1989

 Jaadugar

 Meena

 Hindi

 

1989

 Main Tera Dushman

 Jaya

 Hindi

 

1989

 Souten Ki Beti

 Rukmini

 Hindi

 

1989

 Elaan-E-Jung

 Reema

 Hindi

 

1989

 Atha Mechina Alludu

-

 Telugu

 

1989

 Kanoon Ki Awaaz

-

 Hindi

 

1989

 Paraya Ghar

-

 Hindi

 

1989

 Hum Bhi Insaan Hain

-

 Hindi

 

1989

 Gharana

 Naina

 Hindi

 

1989

 Sumangali

-

 Telugu

 

1990

 Majboor

 Sharda

 Hindi

 

1990

 Zakhmi Zameen

 Radha

 Hindi

 

1990

 Aaj Ka Arjun

 Gauri

 Hindi

 

1990

 Thanedaar

 Sudha

 Hindi

 

1990

 Ekalavya

-

 Kannada

 

1990

 Nyay Anyay

 Rama Khanna

 Hindi

 

1991

 Indrajeet

 Shanti Devi

 Hindi

 

1991

 Veerta

-

 Hindi

 

1991

 Farishtay

-

 Hindi

 

1992

 Maa

 Mamta

 Hindi

 

1992

 Aathma Bandhana

 Shanti

 Kannada

 

1993

 Insaniyat Ke Devta

-

 Hindi

 

1993

 Manikantana Mahime

 Kamala

 Kannada

 

1993

 Ezhai Jaathi

-

 Tamil

 

1993

 Dhartiputra

-

 Hindi

 

1993

 Khal-Naaikaa

 Jaya Varsha

 Hindi

 

1994

 Insaaniyat

-

 Hindi

 

1994

 Jeevitha Khaidi

-

 Telugu

 

1994

 Chauraha

 Pooja

 Hindi

 

1995

 Himapatha

 Naina

 Kannada

 

1995

 Paappi Devataa

 Rosie

 Hindi

 

1997

 Jeevan Yudh

 Rani

 Hindi

 

1997

 Prema Geethe

 Radha

 Kannada

 

1997

 Lav Kush

 Seeta

 Hindi

 

1998

 Aami Sei Meye

-

 Bengali

 Bengali debut

1999

 Habba

 Vishnu's Wife

 Kannada

 

2000

 Devadoothan

 Angelina Ignatious/Aleena

 Malayalam

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam

2000

 Aadhar

-

 Marathi

 

2000

 Shabdavedhi

 Vatsala

 Kannada

 

2003

 Sri Renukadevi

 Jogamma

 Kannada

 

2004

 Khakee

 Jaya Srivastav

 Hindi

 

2004

 Ee Snehatheerathu

 Lakshmi

 Malayalam

 

2006

 Tathastu

 Dr. Nita

 Hindi

 

2007

 Ee Bandhana

 Nandini

 Kannada

 

2007

 Maharathi

Chamundeshwari

 Telugu

 

2007

 Dasavathaaram

 Ranjitha Singh

 Tamil

 

2007

 Deha

-

 Hindi

 

2009

 Sesh Sangat

-

 Bengali

 

2009

 Raaj The Showman

-

 Kannada

 Special appearance

2010

 The Desire

 Gautmi's mother

 Hindi, English, Chinese

 Multilingual movie

2011

 Pranayam

 Grace

 Malayalam

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam

2012

 Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna

 Kittur Chennamma

 Kannada

 Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada

2013

 Rajjo

 Janki Devi

 Hindi

 

2018

 Kinar

 Indira

 Malayalam

 

2018

 Keni

 Indira

 Tamil

 

2018

 Sharabha

-

 Telugu

 

2018

 Suvarna Sundari

-

 Telugu

 Post-Production

Television

Year

Title

Role

Channel

Notes

2010

 Jayapradam

 Host

-

 Telugu Chat Show

2018

 Perfect Pati

 Rajeshwari  Rathore

 &TV

 Hindi daily soap

Awards & Nominations

Nandi Awards

  • 1976: Won, Nandi Award for Best Actress – "Anthuleni Katha"

Filmfare Awards (South)

  • 1976: Won, Special Award - "Siri Siri Muvva" & "Anthuleni Katha"
  • 1976: Nominated, Best Actress - "Anthuleni Katha"
  • 1977: Nominated, Best Actress - "Adavi Ramudu"
  • 1983: Won, Best Actress (Telugu) – "Saagara Sangamam"
  • 2007: Won, Lifetime Achievement Award – South
  • 2011: Nominated, Best Actress - "Pranayam"
  • 2012: Nominated, Best Supporting Actress - "Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna"

Filmfare Awards

  • 1979: Nominated, Best Actress - "Sargam"
  • 1984: Nominated, Best Actress - "Sharaabi"
  • 1985: Nominated, Best Actress - "Sanjog"

Other awards

  • Kalashree award
  • Kala Saraswati Award
  • Kinnera Savitri Award
  • Rajiv Gandhi Award
  • Nargis Dutt Gold Medal
  • Shakuntala Kala Rathnam Award
  • Uttam Kumar Award
  • ANR Achievement Award (2008)
  • Venus of Indian Cinema Award from TSR TV9 Film Awards (2011)
  • Nana Film Award for Best Actress – "Pranayam"
  • Ujala Asianet Film Awards 2012 – Special Jury Award for "Pranayam"
  • Amrita Film Awards 2012 – Best Actress Award for "Pranayam"
  • Mathrubhumi Kalyan Silks film awards 2012 – Best Character Actress Award for "Pranayam"
  • Kerala Film Producers Association – Surya TV Film Awards 2012 – Outstanding Performance Award for "Pranayam"
  • Asiavision Movie Awards 2011 – Outstanding Performance Award for "Pranayam"


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