Kishori Ballal

Kishori Ballal (1937/1938 – 18 February 2020) was an Indian actress who was known for her works in Kannada cinema.[1]

Kishori Ballal
Kishori Ballal
Died (aged 82)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1960–2020
Spouse(s)N Sripathi Ballal

The actress made her debut in 1960 with Ivalentha Hendthi and since then in a career spanning over 15 years, she has appeared in 72 films and along the way has worked with some of the most renowned directors and stalwart actors. Apart from Kannada film, the actress has also worked in Hindi films most notably as the caretaker of Shah Rukh Khan in the critically acclaimed Swades.[1] Her 2016 release includes Mahaveera Machideva and Aasra. Television roles include the matriarch in long running serial Amruthavarshini.[2]

She died on 18 February 2020 due to age-related ailments.[3]


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  1. ^ a b "Kannada Movie Actress Kishori Ballal - Nettv4u". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Amruthavarshini: 5 years and counting - Times of India". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  3. ^ Veteran Kannada actress Kishori Ballal passes away
  4. ^ "Aasra Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Disha Pandey finishes shooting for Bombay Mittai - Times of India". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Mangalore: Ram Shetty's 'Bangarda Kural' Ready to Bloom". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Kishori Ballal, Who Co-Starred With Venkatesh In Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule, Dies At 82". The Times of India. 19 February 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2020.(in Telugu)
  8. ^ Elley, Derek (18 December 2004). "Review: 'Swades: We, the People'". Retrieved 29 August 2017.

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