Sri Lakshmi (actress)

Sri Lakshmi is an Indian actress who is known for her comic roles in Telugu films.[1] She has also appeared in Tamil and Kannada language films. More than 500 films to her credit,[2] she later turned her attention towards television serials.[3] Lakshmi has received four Nandi Awards for Best Female Comedian.

Sri Lakshmi
Madras, India
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1981–present
RelativesAishwarya Rajesh (niece)

Early lifeEdit

Sri Lakshmi was born and brought up in Madras into a Telugu family from Rajahmundry, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. Her father Amarnath and brother Rajesh are actors. Rajesh's daughter Aishwarya is an actress.[4]


Daughter of veteran Telugu actor/Producer Dr. Amarnath, Sri Lakshmi entered the film industry to support her family after her father had fallen sick. Initially, she did minimal and unnoticeable characters. After noticing her spark in playing comedic roles, director Jandhyala offered her a meatier role in Rendu Jella Sita, which turned her career. In the Telugu film industry, she acted in comedy films by ace director, Jandhyala. She also acted in K. Vishwanath films in comedy roles. She acted in more than 500 films, including Tamil, Kannada, etc. She later turned to TV plays. She is typically associated with stereo comic roles.






Year Title Role Channel
2009 Rudra Zee Tamil
2011–2012 Sravani Subramanyam Gemini TV
2013-2016 Agnipoolu
2014-2015 Ramulamma Maa TV
2014–2016 Nenu Ayana Aruguru Attalu Zee Telugu
Asoakavanam Gemini TV
Polimer TV
Puthuyugam TV
Meghamala ETV
2016–2020 Naa Peru Meenakshi ETV
2017–2018 OK Jannu Star Maa
2017–2020 Agni Sakshi
2019–2020 Roja Annapurani Gemini TV
2019 Mathrudevobhava Gayatri Devi



Nandi Awards[6]


  1. ^ "Sri Lakshmi". Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Dancing Her Way Into Films". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  3. ^ "హీరోయిన్ కాక‌పోవ‌డం నా అదృష్టం – శ్రీ ల‌క్ష్మి.. – Andhra Prabha Telugu Daily". Andhra Prabha. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  4. ^ Ali and Sri Lakshmi (21 February 2021). Actress Sri Lakshmi tells about her Family & Depression in her real life. ETV Telugu.
  5. ^ "The Chronicles of Narnia - Voyage of the Dawn Trader (Hindi, Tamil and Telugu Credits) - YouTube". 8 March 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  6. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.(in Telugu)

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