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Veteran actress-director Vijaya Nirmala passes away at 73 in Hyderabad

In spite of the fact that Vijaya Nirmala started her profession as an on-screen character, she later took on numerous roles in her vocation as a producer and a director.



Vijaya Nirmala passes away at 73 in Hyderabad
Veteran actress-director Vijaya Nirmala 



Veteran executive and actor G Vijaya Nirmala passed away on Thursday. The actor was admitted to Continental Hospital, Gachibowli, where she inhaled her last.

Despite the fact that she started her profession as an actor, she later took on numerous roles in her vocation as a director and a producer. She directed 44 films in Telugu. In 2002, she entered the Guinness Book of Records as the female chief of the most number of films. In 2008, she got the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for her commitments to Telugu film. She and individual Telugu actor Savitri are attributed as the main female directors to have directed the incredible actor Sivaji Ganesan.

Vijaya Nirmala was conceived in Tamil Nadu. Her dad had worked in film creation. She made her debut at seven years old as a tyke artiste with a Tamil motion picture Machcha Rekhai (1950). She debuted in the Telugu business in the film Rangula Ratnam. In 1964, she featured inverse Prem Nazir and rose to fame with the Malayalam hit Bhargavi Nilayam. Additionally, in 1967, she featured again inverse Prem Nazir in Udhyogastha directed by P. Venu.

Vijaya had a child, Naresh, from her marriage to Krishna Murthy. She later hitched actor Krishna, who was the dad of five kids from his prior marriage, including whiz Mahesh Babu.

Vijaya met her second spouse Krishna on the arrangements of Saakshi (1967), her second film in Telugu, and they featured together in 47 films. It was Saakshi that fueled her enthusiasm for course. Through her vocation, she acted in more than 200 films with 25 each in Malayalam and Tamil, and the rest in Telugu.

She made her directorial debut with a Malayalam film on a financial limit of Rs 3 lakh. Her directorial debut in Telugu was with Meena. Vijaya directed 40 films in Telugu and one film each in Malayalam (directorial debut film) and Tamil (Kungumachimizh).

Aside from films, she additionally wandered into TV. She made her debut on the little screen with Balaji Telefilms' Pelli Kanuka. Before long, she propelled her own standard Vijaya Krishna Movies and delivered 15 films.

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