Kalpana Rai (9 May 1950 – 6 February 2008) was an Indian actress[2] from Andhra Pradesh who predominantly appeared in Telugu films. She acted in more than 430 films.[3] She was born in Kakinada.[4]

Kalpana Rai
కల్పనా రాయ్
Born(1950-05-09)May 9, 1950[1]
DiedFebruary 6, 2008(2008-02-06) (aged 57)
Years active1974 - 2008

Personal lifeEdit

Kalpana Rai was born in Kakinada. She had experience in stage, through which she entered into films. Though she acted in more than 400 films she died poor.[5]


She made her debut as an actress with the film O Seeta Katha in 1974. She was known for comical roles with peculiar dialect of Godavari districts. Her last film was Soggadu (2005).[6]

Notable FilmographyEdit


She died because of her illness at her residence in Indiranagar, Hyderabad. Even though she acted in more than 400 films she could not save much. Movie Artistes’ Association donated Rs.10,000 for her funeral and there were hardly any visitors to pay their last respects.


  1. ^ Ch, Srinivas. "స్టార్ అఫ్ ది డే : కల్పనా రాయ్". telanganadiary.news. telanganadiary.news. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Kalpana Rai Biography". famousbio.com. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Lakshmipati Kalpana Rai are no more". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Kalpana Rai, Tollywood Character Artist". altiusdirectory.com. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  5. ^ "కల్పనారాయ్ కి మిగిలింది కన్నీళ్లే!". ap7am.com. ap7am.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  6. ^ "సినీనటి కల్పనా రాయ్ కన్నుమూత". oneindia.com. One India. Retrieved 29 December 2016.

External linksEdit

Kalpana Rai at IMDb