Dubbing Janaki

Dasari Janaki, known professionally as Dubbing Janaki, is an Indian actress and voice artist.[1] She has appeared in several films and television shows in various South Indian languages.

Dubbing Janaki
Dasari Janaki

(1949-08-28) 28 August 1949 (age 72)
OccupationActress, voice artist
Years active1958–present
Known forSagara Sangamam
Swati Mutyam
(m.1964; died on 1997)

Early lifeEdit

Janaki was born in Peddapuram, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. She started acting in stage shows from the age of 9. She studied up to 7th standard. Though her birthname is Dasari Janaki, she was called Dubbing Janaki by the media to distinguish Janaki from her contemporaries, actress Sowcar Janaki and singer S. Janaki.[2]

She married Ramakrishnan, a military employee, at the age of 15 in 1964 and relocated to Chennai. The couple have two sons and a daughter. Her husband died in 1997. She is currently living with her children family in Chennai.[3]


She started appearing in films since 1958. Her first film was Bhookailas produced by AVM. She dubbed for the role of Kasturba in the Telugu film Gandhi. She played an important character in the film Sankarabharanam (1980) in which she played a maid. After that, she started getting similar roles. She is also remembered for her mother roles in films Sagara Sangamam (1983) and Swati Kiranam.






Year Name of the Television Series Role Language Channel
1998–1999 Akshaya Parvathi Tamil Sun TV
2000 Pushpanjali Pushpa and Anjali's mother
2003–2007 Sorgam
2007–2012 Athipookal Karpagam's mother
2008–2010 Sendhoorapoove
2011–2012 Chinna Kodalu Telugu Zee Telugu
2012–2015 Shikharam ETV
2013–2016 Sasirekha Parinayam Maa TV
2014–2016 Chandralekha Abirami Tamil Sun TV
2015–2016 Atho Athamma Koothuro Telugu Gemini TV
2015–2016 Pasamalar Tamil Sun TV
2018–2019 Pournami Pournami's grandmother Telugu Gemini TV
2018–2019 Roja Balu's mother Tamil Sun TV
2019–Present Suryakantam Suryakantham's grandmother Telugu Zee Telugu


  1. ^ "Dubbing Janaki". thetelugufilmnagar.com. Telugu FilmNagar. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  2. ^ "ఆరోజు బాగా కన్నీళ్లు వచ్చేశాయి: డబ్బింగ్‌ జానకి". Eenadu (in Telugu). 23 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Telugu supporting actress dubbing Janaki". nettv4u.com. nettv4u.com. Retrieved 16 October 2017.

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