K.R Vijaya is a famous south Indian actress. Vijaya was born in the year 1948 in Kerala. She was brought up in Tamil Nadu and her parents were theatre artists. Vijaya’s original name was Devyani. Her parents faced serious financial woes as they struggled to make the end meet. Vijaya was a gifted dancer and she started stage performances at a very young age. One of the leading directors noticed her performance and offered her a break in movies. Vijaya who started her acting career more than 50 years back had a dream run studded with success and glorious achievements. Her debut movie was Karpagam. Later she completed more than four hundred movies in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi. Vijaya married a famous businessman, Velayudhan and she has a daughter named Hema Latha.
This extremely beautiful and gracious actress was bestowed the title of ‘Queen of the smiles’ by her fans. Vijaya was always the first choice of directors to portray the roles of goddesses due to her unique divine looks. Vijaya depicted the role of Goddesses Durga for the Malayalam TV serial – Adiparashakti. This serial revolved around the mythological stories about Goddess. Vijaya is still continuing her acting through serials and TV shows.