Anjali Devi was born on 24th August, 1927 in Andhra Pradesh during the British rule in India. Her birth name is Anjanamma and she is also known by the names like Anjamma, and Anjali Kumari. She is a very popular South Indian actress and producer as well. She acted in Tamil and Telugu film industries. In the first place, she got into acting in dramas and during that part of the time, her name became Anjali Kumari. At the phase when she got into her debut movie, the filmmaker C. Pullaiah made her name to be Anjali Devi and this became her final name.
Anjali Devi had turned out to be a film producer in the year 1955. The films she had produced include Anarkali, Chandipriya, and
. As far as her producer calibre was concerned, Anjali Devi had produced about twenty seven movies. Sathyasai Baba was her idol and she worshiped him immensely. Her breakthrough in the Tamil movie industry and her career as an actress happened in her movie namely Raja Harishchandra. It had brought in a whole a lot of fame to her as an actress. And another movie, namely Anarkali was an immense hit with respect to the box office collection. As a whole, she acted in about five hundred movies that was based on Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages. As an actress, she was known for her multifaceted actress who had done exemplary character oriented roles.
This was the best part of this celebrity who had done all sorts of roles as an actress. She got married to Adinarayana Rao in the year 1940 and he was a famous music composer. She had received many awards from the Filmfare Awards. She received about four awards for the category Best Actress in Telugu for the movies like Anarkali, Suvarna Sundari, Chenchu Lakshmi, and Jayabheri. She passed away in the year 2014.