[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). Saroja Devi was born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (now Bengaluru, Karnataka) on 7 January 1938. “These days, actresses call themselves a superstar after having done just 50 films. Tritt Facebook bei, um dich mit Saroja Devi Raman und anderen Nutzern, die du kennst, zu vernetzen. “The women, too, look much the same. “A young man approached me late at night one day,” Saroja recounts. Aadhavan (2009), featuring Suriya and Nayanthara, did not do this actress justice. Her father Bhairappa worked for the police department, and her mother Rudramma was a homemaker. She was a mere prop for comedy. She returned to acting on insistence by film producers and her fans. ‘You have houses, cars, and the most expensive jewellery. TV9 Gujarati. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. 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. Talent given by God, Beloved, Loving, Gods gift. She had her schooling in St. Theresa School, Chamarajpet. Her father Bhairappa was a Police Officer. Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away for adoption, but her father refused to do so. Rudramma Devi carefully orchestrated Saroja’s career, and was, by all accounts, the original Momager. At that time, she was facing a financial crisis and income tax troubles. And did a lot to help me change my bad ways,” she laughs. A young Saroja Devi was accompanied often by her father to studios and he would p… Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away for adoption, but her father refused to do so. She and Sivaji Ganesan acted in the Tamil film Once More (1997), which also includes scenes from their 1963 film Iruvar Ullam. She is the youngest of the four children. [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. 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. Views . One of devis names, Name of a Goddess . [18] With her marriage in 1967 and the rise of younger heroines like K. R. Vijaya and Jayalalithaa producers stopped pairing her opposite MGR. She played the lead heroine in 161 consecutive films[6] in 29 years between 1955 and 1984. And then, against Karunanidhi. I yelled for my driver; I thought I was going to be attacked.”. 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She has been asked for a bit of her hair, her clothing, and once, even a handkerchief she’d used. TV9 Gujarati. Age 80 Years Old old. That, and some lovely diamonds. The Tamil film Nadodi Mannan (1958) made her one of the top actresses in Tamil cinema. Saroja Devi was born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (now Bengaluru, Karnataka) on 7 January 1938. Bhairappa Saroja Devi[1] Saroja Devi was born on 7th January 1942 in Bangalore, Karnataka. It was the highest compliment I could receive.”. [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. 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. It wasn’t an easy feat. She is an actress, known for (1963), (1964) and (1978).. Born on , , Saroja hails from , , . [16], In the 1960s, Saroja Devi became a fashion icon among the South Indian women, who mimicked her saris, blouses, jewellery, hairstyles and mannerisms. B. Saroja Devi is a Indian Film Actress, who was born on in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Devi at the 54th National Film Awards function, in New Delhi on 2 September 2008. She didn’t need any makeup at all,” Saroja exclaims. [25] Her husband hence encouraged her to continue acting from 1970, and their marriage lasted till his death in 1986. “Why would they want my old sari?” she wonders. She acted in around 200 films in over six decades. And I just couldn’t say no!” This was early practice for life as the ‘Abhinaya Saraswathi’. Her performance fetched her much acclaim – and quick on its heels, was also the attention of MGR. 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. Soon, as her marital life flourished, offers begin to dwindle on the career front. 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. Saroja Devi B. was born on January 7, 1938 in Bengaluru, Mysore, India. Actress Saroja Devi will be on the hot seat on Thursday to make the week special. Saroja becomes a little sombre when I tell her this. “I couldn’t dub for myself, my Hindi was too chaste for that. One of the most successful female leads in the history of Indian cinema, she acted in around 200 films in over six decades. “She was so pretty. She continued starring in Tamil movies opposite Sivaji Ganesan after her marriage: 16: En Thambi (1968), 17: Anbalippu (1969), 18: Anjal Petti 520 (1969), 19: Arunodhayam (1971), 20: Thenum Paalum (1971), 21: Paarambariyam (1993) and 22: Once More (1997). He was a saint. Soon enough, her refreshing attitude towards the film world fetched her many admirers. The result was there for all to see. When I meet the 60-something Saroja Devi at her home in conservative Malleswaram, she looks every inch the superstar that she still is. Maran, meanwhile, is working hard, to … She came to be known as a "lucky mascot" for MGR films and acted with him in 26 films.[13]. “I never saw them as competitors, though,” she says, “I was friendly with all of them, and never saw them as a threat. [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. In 1962 she was crowned "Chaturbhaasha Taare", because of her popularity in these four languages. She was always by her side, accompanying her to film sets all around the world. B. Saroja Devi. Gopal has his hands full trying to convince first his father, then his mother … … “I miss her terribly. After he passed away, I felt like my life had ended. tv9telugu. film awards", https://starofmysore.com/interview-with-b-saroja-devi-the-queen-of-tamil-cinema-1/, "Dr. B Saroja Devi - A Model Actress - Saroja Devi known for her philanthropic gestures has donated a", http://www.uniindia.com/multi-lingual-actress-jayanti-wins-b-saroja-devi-national-award/states/news/834469.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=B._Saroja_Devi&oldid=998831320, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Sallabasundari (Thoppulusundari) (Telugu), 2009 - Natya Kaladhar Award— Tamil cinema, by Bharat Kalachar Chennai, 2007 - NTR award for remarkable achievement by Karnataka Telugu Academy, 2007-Rotary Sivaji Award by the Charitable Trust and Rotary Club of Chennai, 2006 Vijay Award for Contribution to Tamil Cinema, 2003 Dinakaran award for All-round Achievement, 1997 Lifetime achievement awards by Cinema Express in Chennai, This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 06:38. Even though their acting collaboration had ended, MGR continued to be a part of her life. And, in this celebrity-obsessed world, life for Saroja Devi has become quite troublesome, indeed. A young Saroja Devi was often chaperoned to … That it had blockbuster songs was an added benefit. With an almost ethereal beauty, she was the highlight of this Kannada drama. Saroja Devi is now settled in Bangalore, where she is involved in social work. Her best performances opposite MGR were the "rich girl" roles: 18: Panathottam (1963), 19: Periya Idathu Penn (1963), 20: Panakkara Kudumbam (1964), 21: En Kadamai (1964), 22: Thaayin Madiyil (1964), 23: Enga Veettu Pillai (1965), 24: Kalangarai Vilakkam (1965), 25: Anbe Vaa (1966) and 26: Parakkum Paavai (1966). The recipients of the award including K. J. Yesudas, Vyjayantimala, Anjali Devi, Ambareesh, Jayanthi and others.[29]. She gets employed as a singer/dancer in Bombay and relocates there. Report. She was always by her side, accompanying her to film sets all around the world. Saroja remembers the event fondly. “It was a crazy time. 62 (views) Kushak. 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. “Yaarukkum kedaikkadha vaaippu unakku kidaithullathu, Devi. I was busy in films then. Reality, she says, was much different. He turned out to be a fan who just want a picture. These included Thaimel Aanai (1988) and Dharma Devan (1989). Her last film was Thimma in which she acted as the mother of the psychopathic hero. I spent half my life working myself to death. Besides, my husband and my friends always wanted to see me as the lead. 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. Bhairappa asked her to learn dancing, and encouraged her to take up acting as a career. Initially, she refused his … A grand reception took place on 5-3-1967 in Chennai, which entire Southern film industry attended. Saroja Devi admits that there’s a lack of women-centric roles in the industry. Name . She has organized many donation camps in the name of her husband and her mother. We saw each other sporadically, but I knew that he cared.”. Mahakavi Kalidasa, her debut film, stars a Saroja Devi who looks just as she does now. Saroja Devi was married to Sri Harsha, an engineer by profession who worked with Bharat Electronics Limited, on 1 March 1967. “He held a metal stick, and kept walking towards me. Actress B Saroja Devi casts her vote. Post her marriage though, Saroja Devi stopped acting with MGR; her last film with the actor being Arasa Kattalai in 1967. Her grandfather, Mayanna Gowda wanted her to be given away for adoption, but her father refused to do so. Bhairappa asked her to learn dancing, and encouraged her to take up acting as a career. “I was told that the red sari I wore in the film became the most wanted that year. Best friends Manju (Vyjayantimala) and Malti (Saroja Devi) are looking up their results - Manju has come first in her BA exams, and Malti has failed, (but is totally insouciant). Her mother Rudramma was a house wife. She was in debt, and most of the first few years of her marriage were spent paying them off. We also financed less prosperous relatives. The Tamil cinema heroine is now a standardised format. Her Hindi films included Sasural (1960), Opera House (1961), Pareeksha, Hong Kong (1962) and Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1963), which became successful. [8] Her mother gave her a strict dress code: no swimsuits and no sleeveless blouses, which she followed for the rest of her career. Her mother, Rudramma Devi, was an important figure in Saroja Devi’s life. 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 Next, she acted in B. R. Panthulu's Tamil film Thangamalai Ragasiyam (1957), in which she performed a dance sequence. Saroja Devi also worked as the president of Kannada Film Commerce Corporation, Kantirava Studios for some time. Says Saroja Devi, with surpassing charm, “I’ll have to go to heaven and ask my mother. 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. Though her mother asked her to stop acting after her mairrage, her husband did not want her to waste her talent. 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. [citation needed], She worked with Gemini Ganesan in Pen Endral Pen (1967), Panama Pasama (1968), Thamarai Nenjam (1968), Ainthu Latcham (1969), Thanga Malar (1969), Kula Vilakku (1969), Malathi (1970) and Kann Malar (1970). As Saroja Devi flits across the stage, a besotted Sunil Dutt can’t seem to stop staring. Initially, she refused his offer to act in movies. She had her schooling in St. Theresa School, Chamarajpet. B. Saroja Devi (born 7 January 1938) is an Indian actress who has acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies. A sky blue Mysore silk is what she has chosen for our interview. Harsha helped. She starred opposite Sivaji Ganesan in Parambariyam (1993), and then performed a few roles as a supporting actress. The young and glamourous Jayalalithaa was also a part of the film. Yarivanu, in Kannada, was the 161st film, in which she played the main lead heroine. Ramachandran, Nagesh, M.N. Saroja Devi is her usual charming self this time; that chink in the armour no longer visible. “I was confident that she would recover. “People often mistake this for immaturity,” she rues. People would ask for more. But her mother … “Kadamaiyai naan seidha thozhil dhaan ennai inge kooptittu vandhirukku.” Saroja Devi also achieved success in Telugu films, starring opposite N. T. Rama Rao in Seetarama Kalyanam (1961), Jagadeka Veeruni Katha (1961) and Daagudu Moothalu (1964). “It was my fault. The last of four daughters born to Bhairappa and Rudramma, Saroja was almost given away for adoption, when her father intervened. [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 was a house wife. Her husband helped her overcome these problems, and taught her how to manage her finances.[3]. Her latest film in Tamil was the film Aadhavan (2009), in which she played a judge's mother. [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]. She opens a huge album, shows pictures from her film career, reminding me of all the sprightly heroines she has played on screen.. Latha from Puthiya Paravai, Muthazhagi from Padagotti, they’re all there; the arched eyebrows conveying disdain in one, and the nose, petulant in love in another. And I followed it like it was the Bhagavad Gita.”. She went on to work in other leading Hindi actors, including Rajendra Kumar in Sasural (1961), Sunil Dutt in Beti Bete (1964) and Shammi Kapoor in Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1963). The movie also came around the time when Saroja Devi began to yearn for companionship. Small talk is mandatory, Saroja Devi is a stickler for rules that way. She will be accompanied by Geetha Radha, Radikaa’s mother. She completed the 8 films that she had accepted before 1986, and these films were released during 1987–1990. What more do you want? But in the subsequent years, Saroja Devi learnt Telugu language. Net Worth, Salary, Biography, Height, Dating, Wiki. Later on, Saroja would rely heavily on her dancing skills to establish her Hindi film career. You need a certain look, long hair, flawless skin, perfect figure. Ego was suicide for artistes, he would say. M.G.R is a wealthy industrialist who decides to take a break at his Shimla home away from business concerns. But he never let that trouble his mind. 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. The film was successful, but Saroja Devi refused to sign up for any more films. When directors used to ask me to act like a ‘thimiru pudicha ponnu‘, I would stutter.”. “The handsomest man” she knew then, while Sivaji Ganesan “would act so well” that she would “stare instead of saying her dialogues”. “Sivakumar is a family-friend,” she’d told me earlier. Her father, the village pradhan, drank heavily and died early. She was also the chairperson of Kantheerava Studios, Bangalore.Saroja Devi organized many donation camps in the name of her late husband Sri Harsha, daughter Bhuvaneshwari and her mother and has organized Charitable Trusts, rehabilitation centers and health programmes. Bhairappa asked her to learn dancing, and … It was natural for me to perform way into the night. She runs a successful business. B. Saroja Devi Zodiac Sign is Capricorn, Ethnicity Not Known & religion Not Available.. B. Saroja Devi Net Worth 2018. Follow. In Telugu cinema, she made her debut with Panduranga Mahatyam (1959), and starred in a number of successful films until the late 1970s. 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. The Saroja Devi interview is a Silverscreen exclusive. She has been prominent since 1955. And that Saroja Devi looked like a dream, didn’t hurt either. It took me a while to get back up again. It was at this point that Saroja Devi rued her lack of proper education. Bhairappa asked her to learn dancing, and encouraged her to take up acting as a career. He lands there to find that his caretaker has rented his house to Saroja Devi's family, taken … It was at his insistence that she learnt classical dance and music. Otherwise, Saroja Devi is full of interesting tales. [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). I loved the adulation. Even then, while other heroines chose to do supporting roles to stay relevant, Saroja Devi insisted on being the female lead. 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. Sivaji sir laughed when I told him this. She wore glittering silks and diamonds, and sported a posh accent – a direct contrast to the common man roles the actors got to play. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada. His beautiful joy,” Saroja says. Sridhar. 43 (views) Anvi. BMC Polls 2017 : Actress Rekha casts her vote - Tv9 Gujarati. [19], Twice in 1998 and 2005, Saroja Devi chaired 45th National Film Awards and 53rd National Film Awards jury. I put my heart, soul and aching feet into it.”. Today's Trending Hindu Names . B. Saroja Devi started her career as a Actor from an early age. [citation needed] Bhuvaneshwari died young,[3] and Saroja Devi sponsors the Bhuvaneshwari Award for literature in her memory. Women chose to act after marriage, and were still revered. 44 (views) Mayra. Unexpectedly, Saroja Devi’s life was fraught with financial troubles around the time of her wedding. In Telugu cinema, she was cast opposite N. T. Rama Rao in films like Bhagyachakram (1968), Uma Chandi Gowri Sankarula Katha (1968), Vijayam Manade (1970), Mayani Mamatha (1970), Shakuntala and Daana Veera Soora Karna (1979). It took out a lot of the money I earned.”. 0:28. “He was constantly pitted against Sivaji Ganesan. “It was perhaps the lack of confidence. Playing next. She was then signed up for the Hindi film Paigham (1959), in which her co-stars included Dilip Kumar. 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. Bhuvaneshwari was her niece, and had been adopted by her. Prisha. Her son, Gautham Ramachandran, has been named after the actor. 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. B. Saroja Devi is an Indian actress, who has acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies. “He even attended the naming ceremony. “I faced heavy crowds from an early age. Anbe Vaa - Tamil MovieStar Cast: M.G.R, Saroja Devi, Nagesh, Manoram, Asogan and OthersMusic: M.S. Currently, B. Saroja Devi is one of the wealthiest painter in her country. She also starred in Hindi films until the mid-1960s, starting with Paigham (1959). 0:41 . Amara Shilpi Jakkanna (1964, remake of Kannada film) and Rahasyam, her film Pelli Kaanuka (1960) with Akkineni Nageswara Rao, were also successful. Saroja Devi B. was born on January 7, 1938 in Bengaluru, Mysore, India. He subsequently died in 1986, and she resumed shooting only in 1987. 42 (views) Sanvi. The metal rod happened to be a selfie stick. Rudramma Devi carefully orchestrated Saroja’s career, and was, by all accounts, the original Momager. She is the youngest of the four children. With her arching brows and light feet, Saroja quickly became one of the most-wanted performers in 50s Karnataka. 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. Saroja Devi's children included her daughter Bhuvaneshwari and two grandchildren Indira and Gautam. 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. popularly known as B. Saroja Devi (born 7 January 1938), is an Indian actress who has acted in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi movies. In Kannada films, her notable supporting performances included her roles in Anuraga Sangama (1995) and Agni IPS (1997). She is also involved with charitable trusts, rehabilitation centers and health programs. Women mimicked her clothing, the way she talked, even the mincing way she walked. A bit of me went away with my husband. 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). “I miss her terribly. Even now, she is the only one who’d remember much of what happened during my life better than I do.” Her dear, dear friend Jayalalithaa though, “was the most beautiful woman on Earth.” She grows a little gloomy, then. 's salary, estimated earning, lifestyle, and Income reports. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. Meaning . Puthiya Paravai was one such film. After her marriage in 1967, she continued to be the second in demand actress in Tamil films till 1974, but she continued to be one of the top actresses in Telugu and Kannada cinema from 1958 until the 1980s. The first Telugu film featured dubbing; wherein, Krishna Kumari dubbed her voice in Panduranga Mahatyam (1957). Her father Bhairappa worked for the police department, and her mother Rudramma was a homemaker. Saroja Devi was first spotted by Honnappa Bhagavathar while she was singing at the school function at the age of 13. [9] She was first spotted by B.R. And just like that – in a sudden change of mood that’s so characteristic of her – she’s back to reminiscing about her days in cinema. She was their fourth daughter. Saroja Devi B., Actress: Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham. Idhai ubhayogithukolvathu unadhu thiramai alla kadamai,” he had said. I did 50 in my first two years,” she laughs. As in 2020, Saroja Devi B.‘s age is * years. King. Behind this childlike demeanour though, is the canny mind of a superstar who once ruled over four film industries. Her friends were all married, with children. [1] [2] [3] She is known by the epithets "Abinaya Saraswathi" (Saraswathi of acting) in Kannada and "Kannadathu Paingili" (Kannada's Parrot) in Tamil. My feet would ache, but I wouldn’t stop. There’s evening tea. In particular, her saris and jewellery from the Tamil movies Enga Veettu Pillai (1965) and Anbe Vaa (1966) were popularized widely in magazines. So I danced the best dances of my life. B. 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