Her mother Rudramma was a house wife. And did a lot to help me change my bad ways,” she laughs. Saroja Devi's children included her daughter Bhuvaneshwari and two grandchildren Indira and Gautam. I would have to ask my mother, but now, she ‘s no more.”, Her mother, Rudramma Devi, was an important figure in Saroja Devi’s life. She gets employed as a singer/dancer in Bombay and relocates there. Saroja Devi Biography. Saroja Devi is now settled in Bangalore, where she is involved in social work. Her last film with MGR was Arasa Kattalai (1967), which also starred Jayalalithaa. 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At the height of her rein, Saroja competed with actresses like Vyjayanthimala Bali, Savithri, KR Vijaya – and had to contend with younger, prettier actresses, too. And I just couldn’t say no!” This was early practice for life as the ‘Abhinaya Saraswathi’. 44 (views) Mayra. It was natural for me to perform way into the night. Prisha. My feet would ache, but I wouldn’t stop. Browse more videos. B. Saroja Devi is an actress. Soon enough, her refreshing attitude towards the film world fetched her many admirers. You need a certain look, long hair, flawless skin, perfect figure. She was cast opposite the leading actor Dr. Rajkumar in several Kannada films, including Mallammana Pavada (1969), Nyayave Devaru (1971), Sri Srinivasa Kalyana (1974), Babruvahana (1977) and Bhagyavantharu (1977). The differences do not end there - Malti is the daughter of a mill owner driving a Rs30,000 car, while Manju, the daughter of a single mother, is in dire need of a job. Name . “People often mistake this for immaturity,” she rues. … And, in this celebrity-obsessed world, life for Saroja Devi has become quite troublesome, indeed. She had her schooling in St. Theresa School, Chamarajpet. “It was difficult for me to put on airs in the beginning. Once there, she meets with Ajit Rai (Ajit), and the couple fall in love. “It was perhaps the lack of confidence. TV9 Gujarati. She also shot a few scenes with Raj Kapoor for Nazrana (1961), but was replaced by Vyjayanthimala after a conflict with the director C. V. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. n the Tamil Country of the 60s... Because Ponniyam Kodhi, a marriage broker feels deceiving on his commission by Bhavani Amma (C. K. Saraswathy), the mother of Selvy (B. Saroja Devi) whom ... See full summary » Director: P. Pullaiah | Stars: Saroja Devi B., M.G. Behind this childlike demeanour though, is the canny mind of a superstar who once ruled over four film industries. Saroja B. Devi was Chairperson of the Karnataka Film Development Corporation. A grand reception took place on 5-3-1967 in Chennai, which entire Southern film industry attended. Playing next. Actress B Saroja Devi casts her vote. Her father Bhairappa worked for the police department, and her mother Rudramma was a homemaker. However, Saroja Devi desires to play the character of a mother-in-law who not only controls the joint family but is also a role model for family members. Next, she acted in B. R. Panthulu's Tamil film Thangamalai Ragasiyam (1957), in which she performed a dance sequence. She had her schooling in St. Theresa School, Chamarajpet. “I couldn’t dub for myself, my Hindi was too chaste for that. Saroja Devi was born in 1975 in Bangalore, India and is currently 81 years old. Sivaji sir laughed when I told him this. These included Thaimel Aanai (1988) and Dharma Devan (1989). [25] Her husband hence encouraged her to continue acting from 1970, and their marriage lasted till his death in 1986. 43 (views) Anvi. His beautiful joy,” Saroja says. The young and glamourous Jayalalithaa was also a part of the film. Initially, she refused his offer to act in movies. When directors used to ask me to act like a ‘thimiru pudicha ponnu‘, I would stutter.”. After a decade of romancing men and marrying them, Saroja wanted to do all that in real life. Puthiya Paravai was one such film. Saroja Devi was married to Sri Harsha, an engineer by profession who worked with Bharat Electronics Limited, on 1 March 1967. Saroja Devi also worked as the president of Kannada Film Commerce Corporation, Kantirava Studios for some time. A young Saroja Devi was accompanied often by her father to studios and he would patiently tie on her salangais and massage her swollen feet after her dancing stints. “I miss her terribly. I felt like it when MGR sir chose me for his film.”, Saroja is still childlike – the obvious signs of age, and the stray gray hair aside, nothing about her will likely reveal her true age. “These days, actresses call themselves a superstar after having done just 50 films. Padmini with her son Premanand at B Saroja Devi's Wedding Reception held in chennai ain the year 1967Saroja Devi was married to Sri Harsha “He held a metal stick, and kept walking towards me. In particular, her saris and jewellery from the Tamil movies Enga Veettu Pillai (1965) and Anbe Vaa (1966) were popularized widely in magazines. [citation needed] Bhuvaneshwari died young,[3] and Saroja Devi sponsors the Bhuvaneshwari Award for literature in her memory. And that Saroja Devi looked like a dream, didn’t hurt either. Saroja Devi was born on 7th January 1942 in Bangalore, Karnataka. She continued to be among the highest-paid actresses in Kannada and Telugu films. And I followed it like it was the Bhagavad Gita.”. In Kannada films, her notable supporting performances included her roles in Anuraga Sangama (1995) and Agni IPS (1997). Saroja Devi organized many donation camps in the name of her late husband Sri Harsha, daughter Bhuvaneshwari and her mother. With R. Muthuraman, she starred in Arunodhayam (1971), Uyir (1971) and Pathu Matha Bandham (1974), which was her last Tamil film as a lead actor until 1985. In 1962 she was crowned "Chaturbhaasha Taare", because of her popularity in these four languages. [14], The pair of MGR-Saroja Devi gave 26 back-to-back hit films together,[15] which included 1: Nadodi Mannan (1958), 2: Thirudathe (1961), 3: Thaai Sollai Thattadhe (1961), 4: Paasam (1962), 5: Kudumba Thalaivan (1962), 6: Maadappura (1962), 7: Thayai Katha Thanayan (1963), 8: Dharmam Thalai Kaakkum (1963), 9: Needhikkuppin Paasam (1963), 10: Dheiva Thaai (1964), 11: Padagotti (1964), 12: Aasai Mugam (1965), 13: Nadodi (1966), 14: Thali Bhagyam (1966), 15: Naan Aanaiyittal (1966), 16: Petralthan Pillaiya (1966) and 17: Arasa Kattalai (1967). [It’s something that I had earned through hardwork], Soon, Saroja Devi was playing the role of a rich girl with ease, and by Puthiya Paravai – in which she starred as the infamous Latha – the actress had developed a love for films. Her mother, Rudramma Devi, was an important figure in Saroja Devi’s life. “Yaarukkum kedaikkadha vaaippu unakku kidaithullathu, Devi. The Tamil cinema heroine is now a standardised format. The first Telugu film featured dubbing; wherein, Krishna Kumari dubbed her voice in Panduranga Mahatyam (1957). Her son, Gautham Ramachandran, has been named after the actor. “I felt like I was missing something. She has been asked for a bit of her hair, her clothing, and once, even a handkerchief she’d used. I have acted in films after giving birth to my children, and I know for sure that I wouldn’t be able to do that now. It was at this point that Saroja Devi rued her lack of proper education. B. Saroja Devi Zodiac Sign is Capricorn, Ethnicity Not Known & religion Not Available.. B. Saroja Devi Net Worth 2018. Net Worth, Salary, Biography, Height, Dating, Wiki. Saroja Devi B. was born on January 7, 1938 in Bengaluru, Mysore, India. Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away for adoption, but her father refused to do so. 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She has already picked out a bride for Gopal, the beautiful Prema – played by Radha while her husband, Chandhrasekar prefers that Gopal marries his niece Jaya – played by G.Sakunthala. Never have I felt the need to lower my standards for anything. As in 2020, Saroja Devi B.‘s age is * years. He understood me, my ways. I put my heart, soul and aching feet into it.”. The metal rod happened to be a selfie stick. She and Sivaji Ganesan acted in the Tamil film Once More (1997), which also includes scenes from their 1963 film Iruvar Ullam. M.G.R is a wealthy industrialist who decides to take a break at his Shimla home away from business concerns. A suspense-thriller, the film required Saroja to exude sensuality, dupe a man into a love affair, all in the aid of the Government. Her father Bhairappa worked for the police department, and her mother Rudramma was a homemaker. Saroja Devi received the Padma Sri, the fourth-highest civilian honour, in 1969 and Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award, in 1992 from the Government of India, honorary doctorate from Bangalore University and Kalaimamani award from Tamil Nadu. Her mother Rudramma was a house wife. The film was successful, but Saroja Devi refused to sign up for any more films. She is an actress, known for Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham (1963), Beti Bete (1964) and Veer Parshuram (1978). With her arching brows and light feet, Saroja quickly became one of the most-wanted performers in 50s Karnataka. Saroja Devi was born on 7th January 1942 in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her father Bhairappa was a Police Officer. tv9telugu. One of the most successful female leads in the history of Indian cinema, she acted in around 200 films over 6 decades. Talent given by God, Beloved, Loving, Gods gift. She completed the 8 films that she had accepted before 1986, and these films were released during 1987–1990. Saroja Devi … At the age of 17, Saroja Devi got her big break with her movie, the Kannada film Mahakavi Kalidasa (1955). Jyothika is perhaps the exception to the rule.”, Incidentally, it was after the death of her husband in 1986, that Saroja Devi began to accept supporting roles. [citation needed]. The same thing was mentioned by Rajesh Khanna to my husband Sri Harsha not to stop me from acting.". Discover Saroja Devi B. And soon, the ‘suitable boy’ that her family was looking for came in the guise of an engineer from Bangalore; his name was Sri Harsha. Krishnamurthy when she was singing at a function at the age of 13, but she declined the film offer. [9] She was first spotted by B.R. People would ask for more. She starred opposite Sivaji Ganesan in Parambariyam (1993), and then performed a few roles as a supporting actress. She is the youngest of the four children. Harsha helped. Actress Saroja Devi will be on the hot seat on Thursday to make the week special. “Sivakumar is a family-friend,” she’d told me earlier. Beloved, Uncertain. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. She was also the chairperson of Kanteerava Studios, Bangalore. But he never let that trouble his mind. I spent half my life working myself to death. She has faded memories of an uneventful childhood. “She was so pretty. Women chose to act after marriage, and were still revered. [26], In 2010, Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan instituted Padmabhushan B. Saroja Devi National Award, a lifetime achievement award to honour artists in the field of performing arts, annually. I was busy in films then. “It was a crazy time. It wasn’t an easy feat. A bit of me went away with my husband. “I knew my worth. She will be accompanied by Geetha Radha, Radikaa’s mother. Saroja Devi was born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (now Bengaluru, Karnataka) on 7 January 1938. She is the youngest of the four children. She came to be known as a "lucky mascot" for MGR films and acted with him in 26 films.[13]. [10], Saroja Devi's debut movie and also her first major success was Honnappa Bhagavatar's Kannada film Mahakavi Kalidasa (1955), in which she played a supporting role. Sridhar. Saroja Devi was born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (now Bengaluru, Karnataka) on 7 January 1938. Unexpectedly, Saroja Devi’s life was fraught with financial troubles around the time of her wedding. She also starred in Hindi films until the mid-1960s, starting with Paigham (1959). It was at his insistence that she learnt classical dance and music. But in the subsequent years, Saroja Devi learnt Telugu language. “I was told that the red sari I wore in the film became the most wanted that year. B. Saroja Devi also one of the most popular Actor around the globe. Saroja Devi B. was born on January 7, 1938 in Bengaluru, Mysore, India. Rudramma Devi carefully orchestrated Saroja’s career, and was, by all accounts, the original Momager. Apart from being an Actor, B. Saroja Devi is an artist and Housewife, Successful Mother. Even now, when an old friend tells me of some amusing thing that happened on sets, I wouldn’t remember. Rudramma Devi carefully orchestrated Saroja’s career, and was, by all accounts, the original Momager. Today's Trending Hindu Names . In the late 50s, this young girl from Karnataka emerged as the best choice to star opposite MGR. 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With an almost ethereal beauty, she was the highlight of this Kannada drama. She has been prominent since 1955. It took out a lot of the money I earned.”. He called me his joy. Just as it is today. Saroja Devi admits that there’s a lack of women-centric roles in the industry. [17], The pairing of Sivaji Ganesan and Saroja Devi gave 22 back-to-back hit movies: 1: Thangamalai Ragasiyam (1957), 2: Sabaash Meena (1958), 3: Engal Kudumbam Perisu (1958), 4: Bhaaga Pirivinai (1959), 5: School Master (Hindi) (1959), 6: Irumbu Thirai (1960), 7: Vidivelli (1960), 8: Palum Pazhamum (1961), 9: Paarthaal Pasi Theerum (1962), 10: Valar Pirai (1962), 11: Aalayamani (1962), 12: Kulamagal Radhai (1963), 13: Iruvar Ullam (1963), 14: Kalyaniyin Kanavan (1963) and 15: Puthiya Paravai (1964), After 1968, Saroja Devi's career in Tamil cinema gradually declined, and she became more active in Kannada movies. Her most recent work is Natasaarvabhowma, which released in 2019. Says Saroja Devi, with surpassing charm, “I’ll have to go to heaven and ask my mother. Bhairappa Saroja Devi[1] Views . I worked 20 hours a day, and I was so busy I didn’t know what was happening when. “I faced heavy crowds from an early age. Though her mother asked her to stop acting after her mairrage, her husband did not want her to waste her talent. Bollywood actress Preity Zinta casts her vote, Mumbai - Tv9 Gujarati. Her friends were all married, with children. “My father often used to tell me that I walked like I was skipping away on clouds. “It was my fault. B. Saroja Devi is a Indian Film Actress, who was born on in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Gopal, on the other hand, has fallen in love with a village lass, Gowri – played by B.Saroja Devi. The Saroja Devi interview is a Silverscreen exclusive. 42 (views) Sanvi. Bhairappa asked her to learn dancing, and encouraged her to take up acting as a career. Her father Bhairappa was a Police Officer. Saroja Devi – one of the few remaining superstars of the glorious 50s – still meets with weird fan requests. “I miss her terribly. Late husband Sri Harsha, daughter Bhuvaneshwari and mother have done many religious works, honors awards to senior artists who served in the film industry, awards to the talent students of the college of technical education, and funds to the help of disabled artists. Maran, meanwhile, is working hard, to … Saroja Devi was born on 7th January 1942 in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her husband helped her overcome these problems, and taught her how to manage her finances.[3]. Their mother, Sarasvathi is a medical doctor – played by P.Kanaamba. Saroja Devi was their fourth daughter.Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away the child for adoption, but her father refused to do so. The result was there for all to see. 62 (views) Kushak. She was then signed up for the Hindi film Paigham (1959), in which her co-stars included Dilip Kumar. Dainty cups, the works. [2][3][4] She is known by the epithets "Abhinaya Saraswathi" (Saraswathi of acting) in Kannada and "Kannadathu Paingili" (Kannada's Parrot) in Tamil.[5][4]. Saroj (B. Saroja Devi) lives a poor lifestyle in Nagpur along with her widowed mother, Leela Sharma (Lalita Pawar) and a younger sister, Nanhi. She has organized many donation camps in the name of her husband and her mother. “He was constantly pitted against Sivaji Ganesan. I had the highest respect for my fellow artistes. “I felt very bad later,” she confesses, “I apologised to him, and took several pictures.”. Her other successful films from this period include Thande Makkalu (1971), Papa Punya (1971), Gunavanthudu (1975), Katha Sangama (1976), Sri Renukadevi Mahathme (1977), with Chiranjeevi, then with Vishnuvardhan in Shani Prabhava (1977) and Rudranaga (1984). B. Saroja Devi estimated net worth in 2018 is Under Review.Here we also added B. Saroja Devi previous years Net Worth, Income, Salary & Property details. [5] Her involvement in Tamil films also continued with superhits like Palum Pazhamum (1961), Vazhkai Vazhvatharke (1964), Aalayamani (1962), Periya Idathu Penn (1963), Puthiya Paravai (1964), Panakkara Kudumbam (1964), Enga Veetu Pillai (1965) and Anbe Vaa (1966). B. Saroja Devi (born 7 January 1938) is an Indian actress who has acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies. The movie also came around the time when Saroja Devi began to yearn for companionship. She was in debt, and most of the first few years of her marriage were spent paying them off. “A young man approached me late at night one day,” Saroja recounts. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. [citation needed] The women adored her dressing sense and her saris and blouses, ornaments, hairstyles were copied by girls and women. [18] With her marriage in 1967 and the rise of younger heroines like K. R. Vijaya and Jayalalithaa producers stopped pairing her opposite MGR. In my time, it was not so. ContentsBiographyAge, Birthday & HoroscopeSaroja Devi B. In 1964, she and Kalyan Kumar acted in the first full-fledged Kannada colour movie Amarashilpi Jakanachaari. Besides, my husband and my friends always wanted to see me as the lead. He turned out to be a fan who just want a picture. A young Saroja Devi was accompanied often by her father to studios and he would p… “I never saw them as competitors, though,” she says, “I was friendly with all of them, and never saw them as a threat. Bhuvaneshwari was her niece, and had been adopted by her. Her father Bhairappa was a Police Officer. We saw each other sporadically, but I knew that he cared.”. She played the lead heroine in 161 consecutive films[6] in 29 years between 1955 and 1984. Scroll below to learn details information about Saroja Devi B. Report. Reality, she says, was much different. Saroja Devi spoke readily about her life, but it was difficult for me to piece together the story from the scattered fragments that she shaped with her staccato words. Check below for more deets about Saroja Devi B.. And when I finally came into money, I was in no mood to enjoy the money I’d earnt, because there was very little left. She wore glittering silks and diamonds, and sported a posh accent – a direct contrast to the common man roles the actors got to play. A young Saroja Devi was often chaperoned to … But her mother … Men wanted to marry her. She returned to acting on insistence by film producers and her fans. BMC Polls 2017 : Actress Rekha casts her vote - Tv9 Gujarati. There’s evening tea. Her hair is swept up in an elegant bun, a classic chignon that is quite telling. I prayed to God fervently; I don’t know why he didn’t heed my prayers.” Saroja seems on the brink of tears, but quickly recovers. Meaning . She was their fourth daughter. Her mother Rudramma was a house wife. popularly known as B. Saroja Devi (born 7 January 1938), is an Indian actress who has acted in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi movies. Her father Bhairappa worked for the police department, and her mother Rudramma was a homemaker. She is an actress, known for (1963), (1964) and (1978).. Born on , , Saroja hails from , , . “I was confident that she would recover. In Telugu cinema, she made her debut with Panduranga Mahatyam (1959), and starred in a number of successful films until the late 1970s. Saroja becomes a little sombre when I tell her this. She acted in around 200 films in over six decades. TV9 Gujarati. [3] She also served as the Chairperson of the Karnataka Film Development Corporation,[22] which had been set up as a private limited company by her and a few other film personalities in 1972.[23]. Saroja Devi signed up for the film Ladies Hostel in 1985, but stopped shooting after her husband fell ill. Her last film was Thimma in which she acted as the mother of the psychopathic hero. We invested in foolhardy schemes. She didn’t need any makeup at all,” Saroja exclaims. A trip to the local market is not complete without people (of all ages) mobbing her. A sky blue Mysore silk is what she has chosen for our interview. B. Saroja Devi started her career as a Actor from an early age. We were a humble family, and quite a large one at that. Her mother, Rudramma Devi, was an important figure in Saroja Devi’s life. Saroja Devi is her usual charming self this time; that chink in the armour no longer visible. Saroja Devi was born on Friday and have been alive for 30,274 days, B. Saroja Devi next B'Day will be after 1 Months, 11 Days, See detailed result below. Saroja Devi Raman ist bei Facebook. B. was born on January 7th, 1942 in Bangalore. Soon, as her marital life flourished, offers begin to dwindle on the career front. Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away for adoption, but her father refused to do so. They wouldn’t have accepted me doing any other role.” The actress has done over 160 films as the female lead, an unmatched feat perhaps. Net WorthDoes Saroja Devi Dead or Alive?Facts & Trivia Biography Saroja Devi B. is best known as a Actor. 8 years ago | 634 views. After he passed away, I felt like my life had ended. She was MGR’s lucky mascot, Sivaji Ganesan’s close friend and the dream girl of South India. Even now, she is the only one who’d remember much of what happened during my life better than I do.” And the movies themselves – in the past five years – are so standard that they seem factory-assembled, she says. If a role came to me, it was meant for me.”, This “philosophy” was influenced by MGR, she adds. Saroja Devi was an unwanted child. Her dear, dear friend Jayalalithaa though, “was the most beautiful woman on Earth.” She grows a little gloomy, then. 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